Dempsey's late winner against Liverpool put him ahead of Brian McBride as the EPL's top American goal scorer.
Reina spilled his save on Fulham midfielder Danny Murphy allowing Dempsey to power in his poacher's effort within the box, his shot going into the top right of the goal. The goal was the United States international's sixth of the season.
Dempsey appeared to be more motivated than usual from the match's onset. He tested Liverpool's defense with two lively attempts in the first half. In the second half, the former New England Revs star almost head butted Liverpool forward Craig Bellamy after a verbal alteration. Both players received yellow cards for the incident.
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