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U.S. reaches Gold Cup semifinals

Updated: June 19, 2011, 11:47 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Jermaine Jones broke a scoreless tie early in the second half, leading the United States to a 2-0 victory over Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals Sunday.

Jones fired a shot from outside the penalty area in the 49th minute, and Jamaica defender Jermaine Taylor stuck out his foot, deflecting the ball past goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts.

To celebrate his Father's Day goal, Jones gave a salute, honoring his soldier father.

"It was a nice little gift," ...

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