USA vs. Germany, 2014 World Cup: Lineups and match thread

Kevin C. Cox

Come America with us.

Happy America day, Americaland! Today, the United States take on Germany in the World Cup. A win will see the U.S. top the group, a draw guarantees progression and a draw in the Ghana-Portugal game would guarantee progression as well. There are also other scenarios in which the U.S. can lose and get through.

Here are your lineups, featuring two changes.

United States starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Tim Howard; DaMarcus Beasley, Matt Besler, Omar Gonzalez, Fabian Johnson; Kyle Beckerman, Jermaine Jones; Brad Davis, Michael Bradley, Graham Zusi; Clint Dempsey.

Germany starting lineup (4-3-3): Manuel Neuer; Benedikt Höwedes, Mats Hummels, Per Mertesacker, Jerome Boateng; Bastian SchweinsteigerPhilipp LahmToni Kroos; Lukas Podolski, Thomas Müller, Mesut Özil.

And here's all the vital info you need for catching the game.

Match Date/Time: 1 p.m. local, noon ET

Venue: Arena Pernambucho, Recife, Brazil

TV: ESPN (U.S. - English), Univision (U.S. - Spanish)

United States announcers: Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman

Online: WatchESPN (U.S. - English), Univision En Vivo (U.S. - Spanish)

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