on soccer US has much to savor from World Cup run ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Felipe Dana The US played hard until the final whistle, but was unable to score the equalizing goal in overtime and lost to Belgium, 2-1, in the second round of the World Cup. ALI HAIDER Julian Green scored the US's only goal, in the 107th minute, to cut Belgium's lead to 2-1. MARCOS BRINDICCI Coach Jurgen Klinsmann and the US team surprised many with their success at the 2014 World Cup. YVES HERMAN Romelu Lukaku gave Belgium a 2-0 lead in the 105th minute. RUBEN SPRICH Kevin De Bruyne (not pictured) gave Belgium a 1-0 lead early in overtime. FRANCISCO LEONG Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne scored the first goal of the game at the 93 minute mark. SERGIO MORAES US goalkeeper Tim Howard made 11 saves during regulation time and 16 overall. YVES HERMAN Jermaine Jones cleared the ball ahead of Belgium's Daniel Van Buyten in the first half of their game in Salvador, Brazil. FRANCISCO LEONG The United States and Belgium met in the final game of the first elimination round at the World Cup. Rodrigo Abd One fan showed his true colors outside Arena Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil. Natacha Pisarenko Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois cleared the ball over the US's Matt Besler (5) and Clint Dempsey (8) in the first half. Matt Dunham US coach Jurgen Klinsmann said before the game the Americans "really want to prove a point." Marcio Jose Sanchez The US's Clint Dempsey battled Belgium's Daniel Van Buyten for a first-half header.