World Cup permutations
Time now for the final round of World Cup group games and here's a guide to the permutations for progress.
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Germany and the United States meet in their final game, with a draw enough to guarantee both teams' progression. The States would need a win to top the group, due to Germany's superior goal difference.
The winner of the Portugal v Ghana match would need to engineer a big enough goal difference swing to overhaul any loser in the other game. Portugal in particular would need to push forward, given their current -4 differential.
Belgium have qualified and need a draw with South Korea to guarantee top spot.
Algeria would join them in the knockout stages with a win over Russia, while a draw would be enough unless South Korea beat Belgium by at least three goals.
Victory for Russia would see Fabio Capello's men through, barring a Korean win with a big enough goal difference swing.
South Korea must beat the already-qualified Belgians, hope Algeria do not win and also finish with a better goal difference than their eventual rivals for second place.