On Thursday, the USA and Germany will face off in their final group stage match of the 2014 World Cup. Either squad can advance to the knockout round should it win. However, both can advance should they tie. Coming into this one, the USMNT must have short-term amnesia and move beyond its crippling tie with Portugal. Germany just needs to play its consistent game.
Will both teams lay back, knowing a tie is all they need? Or will one side try to be an aggressor and make this a captivating match? Below is a detailed preview of the USA vs Germany odds.