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Posted at 12:19 AM ET, 06/20/2011

CONCACAF Gold Cup rewind: United States 2, Jamaica 0 at RFK Stadium

*Clint Dempsey capped an emotional weekend with a clinching goal Sunday at RFK Stadium: Read my match report from the U.S. national team’s 2-0 victory over Jamaica in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal before a sellout crowd of 45,423.

*Jozy Altidore strained his left hamstring and departed in the 12th minute. He will be evaluated Monday but seems unlikely to play against Panama on Wednesday in Houston.

*Dempsey increased his international goal total to 21, tying him with recent Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Murray for fifth place on the U.S. career list.

*Semifinal schedule:

United States vs. Panama 7 p.m. ET (Fox Soccer Channel, Univision, univisionfutbol.com)

Mexico vs. Honduras 10 p.m. (Univision, univisionfutbol.com)

*Paul Tenorio writes about Panama’s chaotic triumph over El Salvador on penalty kicks.

*Rick Maese contrasts the scenes at Congressional Country Club for the U.S. Open Cup and RFK Stadium for the Gold Cup.

USA-Jamaica video highlights with Russian announcer referring to U.S. goal scorer “Patrick Dempsey.” Grey’s Anatomy, anyone?

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Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

 
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