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WC2014 Day 20 Belgium 2 USA 1 (aet)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Breaking down the USA was tough,
a tired old fighter wobbling on his feet,
but in the end the Belgians did enough.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Trading punches in the sapping heat,
the USA looked punch drunk at the end,
a tired old fighter wobbling on his feet.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 De Bruyne, Lukaku both had strikes to send
the Belgians catatonic with delight.
The USA were punch drunk at the end.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 The more the game descended into night,
the more it seemed to sap American strength,
the Belgians catatonic with delight.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 The all-reds broke with perfect line and length
and, till Green poked a consolation in,
the more it seemed to sap America’s strength.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 So, at the death, the Belgians got the win,
though breaking down the USA was tough.
And though Green poked the consolation in,
in the end the Belgians did enough.

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Notes

Another great match – only eight to go now!

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/wc2014-day-20-belgium-2-usa-1-aet/