World Cup draw

Well, did the U.S. get into a relatively easy draw?

Is there a real “Group of Death” assembled for next summer?

Can the U.S. advance out of its group?

Your thoughts…

2010 World Cup Groups

Group A: France, Mexico, South Africa, Uruguay

Group B: Argentina, Greece, Nigeria, South Korea

Group C: Algeria, England, Slovenia, United States

Group D: Australia, Germany, Ghana, Serbia

Group E: Cameroon, Denmark, Japan, Netherlands

Group F: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Slovakia

Group G: Brazil, Ivory Coast, North Korea, Portugal

Group H: Chile, Honduras, Spain, Switzerland

Opening games

Saturday, June 12
At Rustenburg, South Africa
England vs. United States, 11 a.m.

Sunday, June 13
At Polokwane, South Africa
Algeria vs. Slovenia, 4:30 a.m.

Friday, June 18
At Johannesburg
United States vs. Slovenia, 7 a.m.

At Cape Town, South Africa
England vs. Algeria, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, June 23
At Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Slovenia vs. England, 7 a.m.

At Pretoria, South Africa
United States vs. Algeria, 7 a.m.