Previous
Republic of Ireland
Poland
1
1
FT
Game Details
Portugal
Serbia
2
1
FT
Game Details
France
Denmark
2
0
FT
Game Details
Brazil
Chile
1
0
FT
Game Details
Georgia
Germany
0
2
FT
Game Details
Scotland
Gibraltar
6
1
FT
Game Details
Northern Ireland
Finland
2
1
FT
Game Details
Next

U.S.-Portugal: Reaction to the 2-2 draw

The United States took their first ever water break at a World Cup in the first half of their Group G match against Portugal.

The United States was just seconds away from a win against Portugal and a spot in the round of 16, but Portugal's game-tying goal on the last play of the match resulted in a 2-2 draw. Here's how the Internet reacted during a roller coaster of a game:

Prematch fever: Fans gear up for #USMNT

First half: A bad start for United States

Nani and Portugal took advantage of an American misplay:

Despite the early setback, the Americans kept pressing:

There was a lot of commentary about Ronaldo, and hair, and Ronaldo:

And we got the first official water break of the World Cup. Cue the orange slice jokes ...

Late in the first half, Tim Howard made a few strong saves in goal:

Second half: This is where it gets interesting

Michael Bradley had a chance to even the score, but his shot was stopped by Ricardo Costa with a huge goal-line clearance with the goalkeeper out of position:

Jermaine Jones delivered a beauty of a shot to put the U.S. on the board, 1-1:

And then, Clint Dempsey ... 2-1 United States:

But ... after Ronaldo was fairly quiet for most of the match, he set up Varela with an amazing cross in injury time to solidify a 2-2 final:

Postmatch reaction

Many were stunned by the result:

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.