Agony: Having your national team fall behind 2-0 to Slovenia in the first half of a World Cup game.
Ecstasy: Rallying to tie.
Agony: Being robbed of a win. One certainly ought to hope that Koman Coulibaly is not allowed to referee another game. If the United States fails to advance, Coulibaly’s blown call may well be a reason why–though to be fair, the United States does have the ability to determine its destiny. And that’s because . . .
Ecstasy: England utterly blew it against Algeria, thus preventing it from pulling away from the United States in the standings. Note to Wayne Rooney: If your team keeps playing the way that it has been playing, you ought not to be surprised in the slightest when your fans boo you.