In a thrilling match at the U-17 World Cup in Indonesia, Germany emerged victorious over the United States 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. However, the U.S. quickly equalized 10 minutes later with a goal by Taha Habroune. Germany regained the lead before halftime with a goal by Max Moerstedt, leaving the U.S. struggling to keep up.
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 through to the quarterfinals against Spain on November 24th.
The loss marked a disappointing end to the tournament for the United States, who had been hoping to go all the way and bring home gold for their fans back home.