In a thrilling match in the round of 16 at the U-17 World Cup in Indonesia, Germany emerged victorious over the United States with a final score of 3-2. The United States was eliminated from the tournament after a late goal saw them lose to Germany.
The game was played at a fast pace, with Germany taking an early lead with a 14th-minute free kick by Charles Herrmann. The U.S. quickly equalized 10 minutes later with a goal by Taha Habroune, but Germany regained the lead before the break with another goal by Max Moerstedt.
Germany threatened to extend their lead in the second half, but the U.S. managed to level the scores for the second time with a free kick by David Vazquez in the 80th minute. However, substitute Bilal Yalcinkaya scored a late winner for Germany in the 87th minute, securing their victory and sending them on to face Spain in the quarterfinals on November 24th.
It was a disappointing result for the United States, who were knocked out of competition after being unable to keep up with Germany’s impressive play throughout