Associated Press  |  Last updated January 20, 2013

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 1: Clint Dempsey #8 of the United States applauds during a FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifying match against Trinidad and Tobago on April 1, 2009 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The United States defeated Trinidad and Tobago 3-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Clint Dempsey scored a second crucial goal of the season for Tottenham against Manchester United on Sunday, striking deep into stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw against the Premier League leaders. The United States forward, who gave Tottenham its first win at Old Trafford in 23 years in September, gave the hosts something to show for their dominance by canceling out Robin van Persie's first-half header. ''It looked like it was going to be one of those days but I am happy we got a point,'' said Dempsey, who joined from Fulham in August. Dempsey swept the ball home in the third minute of stoppage time after being set up by Aaron Lennon, who had pounced after goalkeeper David de Gea only punched a shot by Benoit Assou-Ekotto. The game was played under a steady snowfall and was in danger of being postponed before officials determined that the pitch was playable. The four points Spurs have claimed off United this season is the most since beating them twice in the 1989-90 campaign. ...
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