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WC Qualification CONCACAF

  • March 22, 2013
  • • 5:05 PM
  • • Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
  • Referee: C. Campbell
  • • Attendance: 38500
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Live Commentary

  • And that's it! What a comeback from Honduras, and Mexico will go into its match against the U.S. looking for its first win of the Hex.
  • 88'
    Yellow CardRodríguez
  • 87'
    SubstitutionJ. Aquino H. Herrera
  • 83'
    SubstitutionMario Martínez Carlos Israel Discua
  • 80'
    Missed PenaltyJ. Bengtson
  • 80'
    Penalty saveFrancisco Guillermo Ochoa
  • 80'
    GoalJ. Bengtson
  • 80'
    And Bengtson scores! Ochoa got the first effort, but Bengtson followed it up to tap home the rebound and equalize! What a comeback for Honduras!
  • 78'
    Penalty to Honduras! Costly goes down under pressure from Maza and Campbell whistles it up. This is Honduras' chance...
  • 77'
    AssistMario Martínez
  • 77'
    GoalCarlo Costly
  • 76'
    SubstitutionGiovani dos Santos R. Jiménez
  • 76'
    Wait a minute, game ON. Costly rises at the far post to head in a corner and give Honduras a lifeline.
  • 70'
    Honduras gets a free kick just outside the box, but Bernardez smashes it into the wall.
  • 65'
    SubstitutionJavier Hernández O. Bravo
  • 65'
    That second Mexico goal has sucked the life out of Honduras. Lots of cautious passes followed by speculative long balls whenever los Catrachos have the ball..
  • 60'
    SubstitutionE. Izaguirre Jerry Palacios
  • 57'
    Hey look, another Honduras shot over the bar. Shocker.
  • 54'
    GoalJavier Hernández
  • 54'
    AssistC. Salcido
  • 54'
    Two for Chicharito! The lack of club playing time doesn't seem to be bothering Mexico's talisman as he just barely gets a foot on the end of a Salcido free kick to double El Tri's lead.
  • 49'
    Must do better, Jerry Bengtson! The Honduras striker gets on the end of a Martinez cross, but puts his header - wait for it - over the bar.
  • 44'
    Bit of handbags between Chicarito and Bernardez, as the Mexico striker comes in at the defender with a flying kick and then reacts when Bernardez has a word after.
  • 40'
    Big save for Ochoa! He comes out to deny Costly on a breakaway and preserves the lead.
  • 37'
    Shockingly, A Honduras player shoots over the bar. This time it's Maynor Figueroa.
  • 34'
    Yellow CardJorge Emmanuel Torres
  • 34'
    If this was the NFL, Honduras would have the field goal game down pat, but so far they've just been smashing their shots over the bar. This time it's Boniek Garcia's turn to send it into the next town.
  • 28'
    GoalJavier Hernández
  • 28'
    AssistA. Guardado
  • 28'
    And there's the breakthrough! Chicharito gets his head on an Andres Guardado cross to give El Tri the lead against the run of play.
  • 20'
    Costly goes over again, cutting in and shooting from outside the area.
  • 18'
    Free kick for Mexico as Maynor Figueroa knocks Dos Santos on his backside outside the 18... but he can't get the effort on target.
  • 16'
    Ochoa called into action again, this time to handle a low shot.
  • 15'
    All Honduras at the moment, as a nice pass from Boniek Garcia finds Costly, but Costly tries to do too much with a gaggle of defenders on him.
  • 13'
    Golden opportunity for Honduras, as a counterattacking cross comes in towards Bengtson and Costly at the far post, but neither can direct it goalward.
  • 9'
    It's Honduras' turn to threaten, as a long-range effort from Mario Martinez skims over Ochoa's crossbar.
  • 7'
    Wide from Aquino! Dos Santos looked to have a one-on-one with the keeper, but he was shepherded out wide. From the flank, he found Aquino, who shot past the far post and probably should have done better.
  • 4'
    Honduras has looked dangerous early on, with a couple of promising attacks coming down the flanks which they worked so well against the US.
  • The officiating crew this afternoon is a Jamaican delegation, led by Courtney Campbell.
  • Rodriguez and Valladares have shaken hands. We'll kick off momentarily.
  • And your starters for Honduras: Valladares, Peralta, Bernárdez, Figueroa, Izaguirre, Garrido, Espinoza, García, Martínez, Costly, Bengtson
  • Here's your Mexico lineup: Ochoa, Meza, Rodríguez, Moreno, T.Nilo, Zavala, Salcido, Aquino, Guardado, Dos Santos, Hernández.