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USA 2737 8 Americans Abroad: October 26 - 28 31402184 The Deuce is loose! The+Deuce+is+loose%21 USA

Deuce has developed a knack for delivering points for his new club. Clint Dempsey scored his second goal of the season – both of which have been game-winners – in Tottenham's 2-1 victory at Southampton on Saturday. The scruffy tally reinforced Dempsey's importance to a Spurs side that continues grow in confidence under André Villas-Boas and produce the results necessary to climb up to fourth in the Premier League table.

Dempsey's strike highlighted a productive weekend for Americans Abroad. Read on to find out who else made the list of noteworthy performances (or absences) this weekend.

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USA 2737 8 Americans Abroad: October 26 - 28 31395837 Clint Dempsey, M/F, Tottenham Clint+Dempsey%2C+M%2FF%2C+Tottenham USA

Another goal for Spurs, another industrious winner for Dempsey. The decisive goal in the 2-1 victory at Southampton on Saturday resulted from Dempsey's desire to put himself in the right spot six minutes before halftime. It looked like a good chance had gone when Southampton defender Jose Fonte swept Jermain Defoe's clever shot off the goal line, but Dempsey put himself in front of the attempted clearance and bundled the ball over the line to double Spurs' advantage.

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USA 2737 8 Americans Abroad: October 26 - 28 31402185 Herculez Gomez, M/F, Santos Laguna Herculez+Gomez%2C+M%2FF%2C+Santos+Laguna USA

Gómez scored twice in two appearances this week as he bids to earn a regular place in the starting XI. The crafty striker confirmed Toronto FC's exit from the CONCACAF Champions League by notching the 73rd minute winner in a 1-0 victory at Estadio Coroña on Wednesday. He followed up that feat by claiming his fourth league goal of the season in a 3-2 defeat at Monterrey on Saturday.

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USA 2737 8 Americans Abroad: October 26 - 28 31395839 Terrence Boyd, F, Rapid Wien Terrence+Boyd%2C+F%2C+Rapid+Wien USA

Boyd registered his second league goal in four matches in a 2-0 victory over Red Bull Salzburg on Sunday. The 21-year-old ghosted past his marker and headed home Guido Burgstaller's inviting cross to double the lead two minutes after halftime. The goal increased Boyd's haul on the season to six and improved his case for an international recall ahead of the friendly in Russia next month.

USA 2737 8 Americans Abroad: October 26 - 28 31395838 Tim Ream, D, Bolton Tim+Ream%2C+D%2C+Bolton USA

After a two-month spell out of the first team under old boss Owen Coyle, Ream returned to the starting XI under interim coach Jimmy Phillips. The former New York center back made his second straight start and played the entire 90 minutes in a 2-1 defeat to Middlesbrough on Saturday. Ream will hope his performances over the past fortnight have done enough to convince new manager Dougie Freedman that he deserves an extended run in the first team.

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USA 2737 8 Americans Abroad: October 26 - 28 31402186 Maurice Edu, M, Stoke City Maurice+Edu%2C+M%2C+Stoke+City USA

The former Rangers midfielder watched from the sidelines yet again as Stoke secured a 0-0 draw with Sunderland on Saturday. Edu has made one appearance and played just ten Premier League minutes since sealing his deadline day move to the Potters. His lack of actual match experience could threaten his spot in the United States setup unless he earns his place in the first team, and joins regular starter Geoff Cameron in the lineup on a frequent basis.

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