Bars packed for USA-Portugal World Cup matchup

USA beat Ghana, the team that eliminated them

USA beat Ghana, the team that eliminated them in the 2010 World Cup, in their first matchup last week. (Credit: News 12)

EAST HANOVER - Bars across New Jersey are sure to be packed full of USA soccer fans as the Americans take on Portugal in their second World Cup game tonight.

USA beat Ghana, the team that eliminated them in the 2010 World Cup, in their first matchup last week.

The Portuguese lost to Germany in their first Group G game. This round determines which teams advance to the elimination stages of the tournament.

Bar owners in East Hanover told News 12 that large groups have been making reservations to watch the game and cheer on the US.

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