We started with 32, and now we have only 2.
In the semifinals, the USA ran away from upstart Cote D’Ivoire and Croatia won a tight match against Argentina, setting up the all-Nike final that the folks in Oregon had been hoping for.
The semifinals beckon:
USA v Croatia
As the hosts, clearly the US enjoy an advantage, but the Croatians continue to impress and surprise. And really, who can say no to the checkerboard shirt? Who? The final will run through Sunday night.