World Cup: US Bests Ghana 2-1

US defender John Brooks (L) celebrates after scoring during a Group G football match between Ghana and US at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014.
US defender John Brooks (L) celebrates after scoring during a Group G football match between Ghana and US at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. –JAVIER SORIANOJAVIER/AFP/Getty Images

The US men’s national soccer team on Monday defeated the Ghana Black Stars, 2-1. The win gives the Americans three points in the first round standings. The team next plays Portugal on Sunday. Portugal lost in a 4-0 blowout to Germany earlier in the day.

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