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2 vs 2
Played
March 22, 2013 5:05 PM EDT
Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano — San Pedro Sula
Referee:‬ C. Campbell‎
Attendance:‬ 38500‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Honduras 2-2 Mexico

Goal.com rates the players on show as Los Catrachos strike back late to deny Mexico a victory

  • N. Valladares
    10
    15
    3.50

    N. Valladares

    Couldn't do much to stop Chicharito, but otherwise had a decent performance.

  • E. Izaguirre
    12
    17
    3.50

    E. Izaguirre

    Kept busy by dos Santos and Aquino, but generally acquitted himself well.

  • Maynor Figueroa
    10
    18
    3.00

    Maynor Figueroa

    Suffered against Chicharito, the Mexican's brace was thanks in part to the Wigan defender.

  • V. Bernárdez
    11
    16
    3.00

    V. Bernárdez

    Was at fault as he went dancing with Andres Guardado in the first half and missed a few steps.

  • A. Peralta
    7
    17
    3.00

    A. Peralta

    In the first half, he couldn't stop the attack led by Guardado and Hernandez

  • B. García
    10
    14
    3.50

    B. García

    Couldn't deal with Salcido and Zavala in the first half, but tipped the scales in his favor in the second.

  • Luis Garrido
    25
    13
    3.50

    Luis Garrido

    Was responsible for taking pressure off Costly with his moves the ball, lasted the whole 90 minutes

  • Mario Martínez
    7
    15
    3.50

    Mario Martínez

    Got the assist on Costly's goal.

  • R. Espinoza
    14
    12
    3.50

    R. Espinoza

    Lost the battle in the first half against Zavala and Salcido, but reestablished dominance in the second period.

  • C. Costly
    15
    12
    4.00

    C. Costly

    Gave Maza a headache and had a fantastic five minutes as he scored a goal and drew the penalty for the equalizer.

  • J. Bengtson
    10
    16
    3.50

    J. Bengtson

    Flubbed the penalty when Ochoa saved his first effort, but showed good instincts following up and netting the equalizer.

Substitutions

  • Juan Carlos García
    7
    14
    3.50

    Juan Carlos García

    His marking was a bit off in the first half, but after the halftime team talk he was sharp and redeemed himself.

  • Carlos Israel Discua
    4
    13
    3.00

    Carlos Israel Discua

    Came on seven minutes from time for Mario Martinez.

  • Francisco Guillermo Ochoa
    37
    20
    3.50

    Francisco Guillermo Ochoa

    Failed to prevent the result, coming out poorly on the first and criminally spilling the penalty rebound.

  • Jose Andrés Guardado
    36
    11
    4.00

    Jose Andrés Guardado

    Had a good game, carrying the team, along with Chicharito, in the first half. Noticeably tired as the game wore on.

  • Rodríguez
    6
    45
    2.50

    Rodríguez

    Made errors on both goals and was given a headache by Costly in those crucial five minutes.

  • Héctor Moreno
    23
    9
    3.50

    Héctor Moreno

    Shared responsibility along with Maza for Costly's goal, following the ball and not the man.

  • Jorge Emmanuel Torres
    23
    11
    3.50

    Jorge Emmanuel Torres

    Was part of the first goal, making a good run, and made few mistakes.

  • S. Meza
    9
    23
    3.00

    S. Meza

    The Monterrey right-back was okay, but defensively Meza gave up too many crosses that ended up in Mexico's box.

  • C. Salcido
    21
    19
    3.50

    C. Salcido

    Began well, controlling the midfield with Zavala. Ran out of steam at the end of the game.

  • J. Aquino
    17
    16
    3.00

    J. Aquino

    Of all the players up front, left the most to be desired.

  • J. Zavala
    20
    13
    3.50

    J. Zavala

    Did well linking up with Salcido in midfield, controlling the middle third in the first half. The heat and fatigue showed by the end.

  • Giovani dos Santos
    40
    10
    2.50

    Giovani dos Santos

    Only impressed in flashes in the first half, and was taken off for Raul Jimenez.

  • Javier Hernández
    77
    11
    4.50

    Javier Hernández Top of the Match

    Scored two goals to punish the Hondurans, but had to be replaced in the second half by Omar Bravo.

Substitutions

  • H. Herrera
    19
    11
    3.00

    H. Herrera

    He played for five minutes only, did not any commit major errors.

  • O. Bravo
    6
    30
    3.50

    O. Bravo

    Worked hard after replacing Chicharito, but was unable to find an insurance goal.

Results
Matchday 2
Times In EDT
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Rank/Player Position Team Rating
1. R. EspinozaMidfielderHonduras3.50
2. J. BengtsonStrikerHonduras3.50
3. Juan Carlos GarcíaDefenderHonduras3.33
4. C. CostlyStrikerHonduras3.33
5. N. ValladaresGoalkeeperHonduras3.30
6. Maynor FigueroaDefenderHonduras3.30
7. QuinteroMidfielder3.30
8. Dwayne De RosarioMidfielderCanada3.25
9. Luis GarridoStrikerHonduras U233.25
10. B. GarcíaMidfielderHonduras3.20
11. Cristian GamboaDefenderCosta Rica3.13
12. J. PenedoGoalkeeper3.08
13. J. CoronaGoalkeeperMexico3.06
14. Héctor MorenoDefenderMexico3.04
15. Bryan RuizStrikerCosta Rica3.00
16. G. GómezMidfielder3.00
17. O. PeraltaStrikerMexico U233.00
18. E. IzaguirreDefenderHonduras3.00
19. J. ZavalaMidfielderMexico3.00
20. F. BaloyDefender3.00
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Peter Byers Peter Byers
Striker
10 1
B. Pérez B. Pérez
Striker
FC Dallas
9 0
J. Bengtson J. Bengtson
Striker
New England
9 0
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
8 2
A. Saborío A. Saborío
Striker
Real Salt Lake
8 1