Belgium holds on to beat US 2-1 in extra time

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Updated: 7/01 3:35 pm
UPDATE: 3:34 p.m.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) -- Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne scored in extra time Tuesday to give Belgium a 2-1 win over the United States and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
 
De Bruyne gave an attacking Belgium the lead in the 93rd minute, finally getting a shot past U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard. Lukaku made it 2-0 in the 105th.
 
Julian Green then pulled one back for the Americans in the 107th minute, but the Americans couldn't muster another to send the match to a penalty shootout.
 
The game was briefly delayed when a man ran onto the field in the 16th minute and had to be escorted off.



 

UPDATE: 3:18 p.m.
SALVADOR, Brazil (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Score 2-1 after super sub Julian Green scores in his first World Cup appearance, and the U.S. is back in the game.



UPDATE: 3:15 p.m.
SALVADOR, Brazil (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Another goal for Belgium, taking a 2-0 lead in extra time. Romelu Lukaku scores in the 104th minute.



UPDATE: 3:08 p.m.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) -- Kevin De Bruyne scored in the third minute of extra time on Tuesday, giving Belgium a 1-0 lead over the United States in the second round of the World Cup.
 
De Bruyne finally beat U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard following a pass from substitute Romelu Lukaku.
 
The match went to extra time after the teams went scoreless through 90 minutes of regulation play. There are two 15-minute halves in extra time. If the match is still even, it will be decided in a penalty shootout.
 
The game was briefly delayed when a man ran onto the field in the 16th minute and had to be escorted off.



SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) -- The United States held tough against Belgium's pressure and went into halftime even at 0-0 in the second round of the World Cup.
 
U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard made a tough save in the first minute to deny teenager Divock Origi as Belgium dominated possession for much of the first half.
 
Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne stood out in the opening 45 minutes and saw a shot go wide in the 23rd minute.

Clint Dempsey had the best chance for the United States in the 21st minute, but Thibaut Courtois made a good save.
 
The game was delayed for about a minute when a fan ran onto the field in the 16th.
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