Clint Dempsey equaled Landon Donovan's all-time U.S. men's national team goals record of 57 with an 82nd-minute strike Saturday in a 2-0 Gold Cup semifinal win over Costa Rica.
The game turned when U.S. coach Bruce Arena brought Dempsey in as a substitute midway through the second half. Dempsey set up Jozy Altidore for the breakthrough goal before adding his own strike from a free kick.
"I saw the keeper cheating a little bit, and it went in," Dempsey said.
Playing in his home state of Texas, Dempsey,...