27 Jun 2014

Germany and USA advance to last 16 in Brazil

11:40 am on 27 June 2014

Germany have beaten the USA 1-0 in their final group game at the football World Cup in Brazil, though the result allowed both teams to progress to the last 16.

Germany top group G and will face Algeria, the runner-up in Group H, while the United States finish second and face group H's winner, Belgium.

Portugal, who beat Ghana 2-1 in their final group G match, are eliminated along with the Africans, despite the win.