Clint Dempsey Puts United States Ahead In 75th Minute

The United States has controlled the second half in Philadelphia, and now the score reflects it.

Poor defending from Turkey off a throw-in from the right of attack saw Landon Donovan easily put Clint Dempsey behind the defense for a left footed finish from 16 yards out. Dempsey got outside defender Sabri Sariogulu and, after a touch, slide the go-ahead goal under the oncoming Volkan Demirel.

Dempsey had a quiet prior to the opportunity, but the goal put the U.S. ahead with a quarter-hour remaining.

It was Landon Donovan’s second assist of the match.

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