MANAUS, Brazil, June 22 (Reuters) - Nani scored in the fifth
minute to give Portugal a 1-0 lead against the United States at
halftime in their Group G match on Sunday, firing home from the
edge of the six-yard box after a defensive error by Geoff
The winger nearly doubled Portugal's lead in the 45th minute
when he struck the post with a long-range shot. U.S. goalkeeper
Tim Howard made a fine save from Eder's follow-up effort.
(Writing by Nigel Hunt; editing by Ken Ferris)