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Watch: Gyasi Zardes puts U.S. up 2-0 against Cuba with first-half goal

Gyasi Zardes put the United States up 2-0 against Cuba in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 22nd minute goal.
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After Clint Dempsey struck early to give the U.S. a lead, Gyasi Zardes put the Americans up 2-0 against Cuba with a 15th-minute goal in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals en route to a 6-0 rout.

Fabian Johnson took the ball on the left side and lofted a soft cross over the Cuban back line as Zardes slipped behind the defense, accelerated and beat Cuban keeper Diosvelis Guerra from the edge of the six-yard box with a controlled, right-footed low volley. The United States' aggressive aerial attack paid dividends for the second time in the match after Dempsey's fourth-minute header.

The tally was the second international goal for the 23-year-old L.A. Galaxy striker, who notched his first score against the Netherlands in a June friendly. 

Zardes's goal was followed by one from Aron Johannsson, one from club teammate Omar Gonzalez and two more from Dempsey as the USA reached the semifinals with ease.

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Watch Zardes's goal below:

Jeremy Woo