"This is probably one of the best homefield advantages we have," he said. "We should play here more often."
Jamaica coach Theodore Whitmore wasn't surprised that the Americans reacted to the patriotic, cheering crowd.
"It was a different U.S. team," he said. "They came out early and they were pressing us. We didn't get any time to play until the second half."
Friday's loss at "The Office" had been the first for the Americans in 19 meetings between the nations. Klinsmann responded with large-scale changes.
Captain Carlos Bocanegra returned and took over in central defense from Clarence Goodson, suspended because of yellow-card accumulation. Steve Cherundolo, recovered from a strained right calf, replaced Michael Parkhurst at right back.
Klinsmann changed most of his midfield, keeping only Jermaine Jones and starting Danny Williams, Graham Zusi and Jose Torres in place of Kyle Beckerman and Maurice Edu. Dempsey moved from midfield to forward and started alongside Gomez, with Jozy Altidore going to the bench.
Zusi, playing his first competitive match for the national team, was the lone U.S. starter from Major League Soccer. He glanced a shot off the top of the crossbar from 18 yards in the sixth minute. Then in the 19th, Cherundolo's shot bounced off the near post after Miller got a hand on the ball.
Williams, playing his best half for the national team, curled a 25-yard shot off a post in the 26th minute — resulting in loud, prolonged groans from fans who stood and cheered for most of the game.
The U.S. outshot Jamaica 10-3, including 8-0 in the first half — quite a turnaround from Friday when the Americans were outshot 9-7 in a match played on a field criticized by the U.S. players.
"We moved the ball around, played with great emotion, and we're happy to get the points," Dempsey said.
NOTES: Guatemala won 1-0 at Antigua on a 26th-minute goal by Carlos Ruiz. ... Mexico (4-0) became the first nation to advance to next year's six-team CONCACAF finals, winning 1-0 at home against Costa Rica in Group B on a 61st-minute goal by Javier Hernandez.
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