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Danny beats champions of the World!

11 June 2015

Williams starts as US come from behind to win once more!

Royals midfielder Danny Williams started in another stunning USA display in Cologne last night, Jurgen Klinsmann's men coming from behind to beat World Cup winners Germany on their home turf.

Karlsruhe-born Williams had played a goalscoring part in last weekend's brilliant comeback against Holland in Amsterdam and he started for the US and played the first 45 minutes against his country of birth, leaving the fray with the friendly finely poised at 1-1 at half-time.

The hosts had taken the lead when Mario Gotze swept the ball past Brad Guzan in the US goal, but the States equalised when Mikkel Diskerud brought Michael Bradley's long-range pass down and smashed home before the break.

But the USA stole the glory in the final few minutes of normal time once again, forward Bobby Wood brilliantly striking the winner from 20 yards out to give Klinsmann and Williams a win over their homeland.

It was Williams' first start for the US since 14th November 2012, when he featured in a 2-2 draw against Russia in Krasnodar. It was USA's first ever win in Germany and Klinsmann's men can now look forward to a Gold Cup campaign in July.

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