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United States wins Group C for first time since 1930 with 1-0 victory over Algeria

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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 23: The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C match between USA and Algeria at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium on June 23, 2010 in Tshwane/Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Landon Donovan scored in injury time as the United States advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Algeria on Wednesday.

The United States topped its group at the World Cup for the first time since 1930, leading Group C with five points. England also progressed with five points, but with an inferior goal difference, after its 1-0 win over Slovenia at Port Elizabeth.

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