Posted June 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Clint Dempsey scored twice in a five-minute span of the second half and moved into second place on the U.S. career scoring list, helping the Americans edge a second-string Germany team 4-3 in an exhibition game Sunday. Preparing for three World Cup qualifiers in a 12-day span beginning Friday, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann watched the Americans take a 4-1 lead and hang on to beat the team he helped win the 1990 World Cup as a player and coached to the 2006 semifinals. In a game commemorating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Soccer Federation, Jozy Altidore scored his first international goal in 1 1-2 years, and the Americans took a 2-0 first-half lead on an own goal by No. 4 Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who misjudged a backpass from his own defense. Heiko Westermann cut the deficit for the three-time world champion Germans early in the second half, and Dempsey built a three-goal lead before the Americans' defensive frailties were exposed when Max Kruse and Julian ...
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