0 - 0 at the half. We'll take it.
This Thursday Prestwick House will be enjoying grilled brats and lunchtime viewing of the U.S.A vs Germany. We only need to manage a draw to move forward, (and a draw doesn't really hurt Germany) so stats guru Nate Silver gives the USMT a 76% chance of moving forward. Not bad.
This is our third "Reading your way through the Wold Cup" and based on Danny Scott's impressive, "A Booklover's Guide to World Cup 2014" write up for Birgit Vanderbeke's The Mussle Feast I think I may actually pick this up.