Dempsey scores twice, US beats Honduras 2-1 to open Gold Cup (Yahoo Sports)

Dempsey scores twice, US beats Honduras 2-1 to open Gold Cup (Yahoo Sports)

Clint Dempsey didn’t view a wild sellout crowd as a pro-Texas bunch celebrating two goals by what amounts to a hometown kid. Dempsey scored twice on headers not far from where he trained as a youth, and the United States opened defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup title with a 2-1 victory over Honduras on Tuesday night. ”I think the crowd was behind the whole team,” said the 32-year-old, who is up to 43 international goals, 14 behind Landon Donovan’s American record.

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