Netherlands Eliminates U.S. From World Cup, 3-1

  • The Netherlands eliminated the U.S. from the World Cup, 3-1.
  • The young U.S. squad had hoped to advance past the round of 16 for the first time since 2002.
  • But just like in 2010 against Ghana and 2014 against Belgium, the United States was eliminated in the round of 16.
  • The Americans are winless in 12 games against European opponents at the World Cup since 2002, losing six, and are 1-7 during the tournament’s knockout rounds.