Get ready for some excitement! The Honduras National Football Team is squaring off against Mexico this evening, and tension is in the air. In the last Honduras vs Mexico soccer game, the competition ended in a tie, only making this 2013 Hexagonal World Cup Qualifying match for Honduras even more important.
Honduras plays Mexico at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City on Sept. 6, 2013, then will play the USA on Sept. 10th. Read more about the starting lineup, injured players, etc. here: Honduras vs. Mexico
Previous Mexico vs Honduras Futbol Match
FINAL SCORE (extra time): Honduras 2 Mexico 2
The Honduras vs Mexico 2013 Word Cup Qualifying game ended in excitement, as La Seleccion came from behind (2-0) to close the match with a tie.
In his final press conference prior to the game Honduras vs Mexico Friday March 22, 2013 at 3:00 Local time in San Pedro Sula at the Olympic Stadium, Honduras National Team soccer coach Luis Fernando Suárez had no problem in giving us his final roster of National Team Soocer players who will participate in the Honduras vs Mexico 2014 Futbol Match..
Some 300 accredited media persons from Mexico are expected in Honduras for the Honduras vs Mexico Concacaf Hexagonal soccer elimination this Friday, March 22, 2013.
The press officer of the FENAFUTH (Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras – National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras), Edwin Banegas, confirmed that “47 journalists who are not from Televisa, TV Azteca and Telemundo requested accreditation” for the game.
Each of those three Honduras TV stations which do have the rights to transmit the game, have requested about 80 press credentials each.
Some members of the Mexican media have been preparing for the competition by following the Honduras Selection (Honduras Selección) national team around for a few days now. Journalist Luis Enrique Alonzo is in Honduras from the Mexican station TV Azteca, and Televisa sent reporter Javier Rojas.
With ticket in hand for the UAE World Cup, Honduras tried to go further in the FIFA Americas Under-17 in Panama. Once again, however, Honduras encountered Mexico along the way, losing 3-1 against them on April 17, 2013, but will still be competing at the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE for the bronze medal.
Honduras vs. Mexico U17 Soccer Match Anlaysis
The Mexicans dominated in the soccer match, with better ball control and attacking on all sides, although the Honduran goalkeeper shined with a lot of great goal saves. Honduras was not far behind, although to a lesser extent, they still produced a lot of good plays.
The story of this match begins at minute 42, where Tovar scored the first goal for Mexico; Honduras had not time to register the shock, when a minute later Wubias scored the second goal.
With just six minutes left, Mexico managed to get their final goal in. Honduras scored their only goal in overtime, where Christian Elis shot the ball to the net and the game reached its conclusion.
Honduras will play vs Canada (who lost against Panama), on Friday, April 19th for the bronze medal.
Previous Honduras vs Mexico CONCACAF Qualifying Match
Defending champion Honduras will face Mexico while the host United States will play Canada, Cuba and El Salvador in the first round of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying finals.
The draw conducted Tuesday at the confederation’s New York headquarters by Deputy General Secretary Ted Howard set the first round of the tournament, putting Panama and Trinidad & Tobago in with Mexico and Honduras in Group B.
The United States, seeded atop Group A, will play at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee, while Group B will face off at The Home Depot Center in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson. The semifinals and finals will be played at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
A full schedule for the March 22-April 2 tournament is expected to be announced by the end of the week.
Semifinal winners will qualify for the July 27-August 12 London Olympic Games.
The draw sets up a potential rematch of the 2008 CONCACAF Olympic qualifying title match between the United States and Honduras in the semifinals. Honduras beat the Americans 1-0 in extra time in Nashville.
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