Jerry Bengtson: Fans in stands inspired us to beat Spain

The New England Revolution striker pushed his goal total up to three in the group stage, as his first half goal helped bury Spain.
Honduran striker Jerry Bengtson continued his impressive Olympic campaign by scoring his third goal of the competition.

The New England Revolution forward was ecstatic after Honduras eliminated Spain with his strike to put the Catrachos up for good in the first half. Bengtson credited supporters in the stands for pushing the team along during the match.

"It was very nice to hear the fans cheering us on and yelling 'Honduras, Honduras'. We want to thank them and dedicate this victory to them," he said after the game.

Following his brace versus Morocco, Bengtson needed just six minutes to slam the game-winner home and kick Spain to the curb after La Roja strung its second loss together.

"It was a tense second half," Bengtson said. "They had a lot of chances and we were able to maintain our cool when we felt threatened. It was a tough game," the striker continued.

Bengtson was quick to remind his teammates and fans that all is not decided, as Honduras still has a tough game against Japan -who are currently unbeaten- in their final group game.

"We face Japan next Wednesday and we need more points. It's going to be a complicated match, again."

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