Panama produced a shock result in Tampa last night, inflicting the first Gold Cup defeat on the United States in 26 games, with a 2-1 win that saw them qualify for the last eight.

Goals from Luis Tejada and Gabriel Gomez saw Panama race into a two-goal lead inside 36 minutes before Clarence Goodson reduced the American arrears midway through the second half. Fulham’s Clint Dempsey played the full 90 minutes for the USA, who now need to beat Guadeloupe in Kansas City on Tuesday night to reach the quarter finals.