The U.S. defeated Algeria 1-0 with a goal scored in the final minutes of today’s World Cup match. The dramatic win allows the U.S. team to advance to round two of the Cup for the first time since 2002.
Local soccer fans packed downtown Asheville establishments to watch the game and chants of “USA!” could be heard on the streets after the victory. Pictured below: Local soccer fans celebrate the win at the Asheville Pizza Company and Dirty Jack’s.
ESPN has details of today’s match here.
This year’s tournament is being held in South Africa and the next U.S. match is scheduled for Saturday, June 26 at 2:30 p.m. EST.
Above photos by Anne Fitten Glenn. Below Photos by Jake Frankel.