Clint Dempsey scored in the 47th minute to give the United States a 1-0 victory over Haiti in the
Gyasi Zardes entered as a substitute for
Dempsey has scored in the last four games he's played for the U.S. national team, one shy of the record Altidore set two years ago.
The Americans have reached the knockout stage of all 13 Gold Cup tournaments. They have one game remaining in the group stage, against Panama on Monday in Kansas City, Kan.
Panama and Honduras played to a 1-1 tie Friday at Foxborough.
Haiti, which drew its opening game, will play Honduras on Monday, with the loser finishing last in the group.
The U.S. nearly went ahead in the 34th minute, when Aron Johannsson beat goalkeeper Johny Placide. Johannsson was ruled offside, but replays showed he was onside when Altidore passed the ball to him.
U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann switched the formation from 4-4-2 to 4-3-1-2 and changed seven starters, including his entire defensive line. Brad Evans was at right back, with Tim Ream and Omar Gonzalez the central defenders and Garza at left back.