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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,

Mexico vs. Honduras 10 p.m. (Univision,

*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?

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.


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