USA will have the golden opportunity to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup knockout stage when they face Portugal in their Group G encounter in Arena Amazonia. Portugal, on the other hand will have to win this match at any cost to have a chance of remaining in contention to qualify for the 2014 World Cup knockouts.
USA started their World Cup campaign with a victory over Ghana while Portugal were thrashed by Germany in a one sided encounter. It will be a do-or-die encounter for Cristiano Ronaldo and teammates as they will look to improve their performance and play like a team if they wish to play a bigger part in the 2014 World Cup. On the other hand, USA fresh from their victory over Ghana will be full on confidence will hope that they can cause an upset here and deny Portugal a place in the last 16.