Belgium scored twice in overtime to defeat the United States in their World Cup second round game in Salvador, Brazil, on Tuesday.
Kevin De Bruyne scored in the 93d minute and Romelu Lukaku scored in the 105th minute for Belgium before Julian Green cut the lead with a goal for the United States in the 107th minute.
Belgium faces Argentina in the quarterfinals on Saturday.
By Chiqui Esteban/Globe Staff
A look at focal points for each team in Tuesday’s United States vs. Belgium World Cup elimination round game (4 p.m., ESPN)
■ Score early: Belgium hasn’t scored before the 70th minute in any of its World Cup games in Brazil.■ Keep US defenders on their heels.
■ Go to talented bench players early.United States
■ Score first: The US has never won a World Cup game when it didn’t.■ Pressure the Belgian back four, which will likely be without two starters.
■ Defenders play forward when possible to support the midfield.
Jermaine Jones of the US cleared the ball ahead of Belgium's Daniel Van Buyten in the first half. (Reuters)