USA - Algeria is one of the most important matches the Americans have ever played.
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Has your heart resumed beating yet? Ours has. Now we can look back at the week that was leading up to Wednesday's dramatic 1-0 US win over Algeria, which pushes the Americans into the round of 16 for the first time since 2002.

Check out the coverage on, including all the storylines leading up to the match, Jonah Freedman's coverage from South Africa, polls, videos and ExtraTime Radio breaking down the match. It's all here on



FREEDMAN: Emotional Donovan reflects on win

PLAYER RATINGS: The US grades are in

POLL: US Man of the Match?

DONOVAN: We're not done yet

DONOVAN: Win gives me relief

FUTBOL MLS: Un boleto de alarido

REAX: MLS editors offer their take

REAX: Meola says Howard deserves cred for goal

UP NEXT: US to face goal-hungry Ghana

BREAKDOWN: US all-time versus Ghana

TOP 10: World Cup's late and extratime goals


FREEDMAN: Algerian gamesmanship a factor

FREEDMAN: US out to erase 2006 memories

FREEDMAN: US familar with Algerian players

FREEDMAN: Cherundolo up to challenges

BREAKDOWN: Position by position

BREAKDOWN: Group C scenarios

SELTZER: Altidore's club hopes in flux

SELTZER: The US midfield dilemma

SELTZER: Algeria's dangerous left flank

SELTZER: Rusty Gooch the only option

MEDIA: Howard on US media coverage

POLL: US-Algeria winner?

POLL: Should Dempsey start up top?

POLL RESULTS: US, Slovenia to advance

TORRES: “Este equipo tiene mucho corazón”

FUTBOL MLS: 90 minutos para cumplir

FUTBOL MLS: Prohibido Fallar


LISTEN: ExtraTime Radio Postgame

USA: Team Profile

USA: Road to the World Cup

ALGERIA: Team Profile

ALGERIA: Road to the World Cup

RECAP: US draw with Slovenia

RECAP: Algeria draw with England

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