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Wood's 87th-minute goal lifts US to 2-1 win at Germany, 2nd victory in Europe in 6 days

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COLOGNE, Germany — Bobby Wood scored a late goal for the second time in six days to give the United States its first victory at a European soccer power, lifting the Americans to a 2-1 win at World Cup champion Germany in an exhibition game Wednesday.

The 22-year-old from Hawaii entered in the 74th minute and scored in the 87th, swiveling and taking a touch before a 23-yard shot that went on a hop past goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler.

PHOTO: United States' Mix Diskerud celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
United States' Mix Diskerud celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Wood scored in the 90th minute Friday to give Americans a 4-3 win over the Netherlands in Amsterdam.

The U.S. had lost its previous two games against the Germans in Germany, 4-2 in 2002 and 4-1 in 2006.

Mario Goetze put the hosts ahead in the 12th minute, but Mix Diskerud tied the score in the 41st after trapping a precise long ball from Michael Bradley.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who sang both national anthems before kickoff, won against the country he led to the 1990 World Cup title as a player and coached to third place in 2006.

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