Jun 22, 2014 at 11pm UK at ​Arena Amazonia, Manaus
USAUSA
2-2
Portugal
Jones (64'), Dempsey (81')
Jones (75')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Nani (5'), Varela (90')

Jurgen Klinsmann: 'I couldn't ask for more'

Jurgen Klinsmann says he could ask for no more from his USA team, despite conceding a late goal to Portugal.

Jurgen Klinsmann has insisted that his USA team played "an amazing game", despite conceding a late goal against Portugal in Manaus.

The Stars and Stripes had looked to have reached the last 16 after Clint Dempsey scored in the 81st minute, but Silvestre Varela's late header denied the Americans all three points.

However, Klinsmann refused to be downbeat about his team's performance.

He told BBC Sport: "When you concede in the last second it is unfortunate, but it was an amazing game from us, I can't ask for any more. Now we have to get a result against Germany and that is what we are going to do.

"We controlled the game after conceding the early goal and had chances to score three or four goals after coming back. We will take even more confidence into the next game, it will be another final but that is what the World Cup is about.

"We were that close, we didn't quite make it so we have to make it against Germany. We have to move on, analyse a couple of things."

The USA can qualify for round two with a win or draw against Germany on Thursday.

Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his team's second goal past Beto of Portugal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between the United States and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014
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