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Gabriel Jesus scores twice as Brazil thump Honduras in Copa America warm-up

Posted Monday, June 10, 2019 by PA99 hits

Brazil beat Honduras 7-0 in Porto Alegre on Sunday as they warmed up for the Copa America in emphatic fashion.However, the victory came at a price as Arthur had to be substituted due to what looked like a knee injury and there are fears the Barcelona midfielder may miss the tournament in Brazil.Already without the injured Neymar, Brazil made light work of Honduras. Manchester City striker Gabrie...Full Story »

Monstrous Neymar and Gabriel Jesus resurrected - Five lessons from Brazil 6-0 Honduras

Posted Friday, August 19, 2016 by Goal.com194 hits

Brasil Global Tour looks back on the major talking points following the Selecao's stunning victory at the Maracana on Wednesday as they moved a step closer to gold. After three years away, Brazil returned to the sacred Maracana on Wednesday with a place in the Rio 2016 Olympics final on the line. The quest for gold — the one title still to elude the five-time world champions — ha...Full Story »

Lionel Messi exits Argentina friendly vs. Honduras with back injury

Posted Saturday, May 28, 2016 by ESPN218 hits

Lionel Messi was taken off in the second half of Argentina's 1-0 friendly defeat of Honduras on Friday with a bruised lower back. The Barcelona star went to ground after a knee to his torso and was seen holding his back as he gingerly walked off the field in the 64th minute. Television cameras then showed trainers rubbing the five-time Balon d'Or winner's lower back on the sidelines before t...Full Story »

Ex-Rangers & Honduras player Arnold Peralta murdered

Posted Saturday, December 12, 2015 by Goal.com224 hits

Honduras international and ex-Rangers player Arnold Peralta has been shot dead in a car park, it was confirmed on Thursday night. The Olimpia midfielder, 26, had just left a shopping centre in his native La Ceiba in the north of the Central American nation. Honduran police officials told local media that while Peralta was putting his items in his car, a gunman on a motorcycle and fired severa...Full Story »

Tottenham line up a bid for £4m Honduras winger Andy Najar

Posted Sunday, October 05, 2014 by hits

Tottenham are chasing £4million-rated ­Anderlecht winger Andy Najar. RADAR: Spurs want to bring the Honduras star to north London The Honduras star, who is under contract until June 2018, has been earning rave reviews in Belgium. Spurs scouts watched him in action against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last week and sent back glowing reports to Mauricio Pochettino. It was...Full Story »

Honduras 0 : 3 Switzerland - Shaqiri fires Swiss through

Posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 by PA202 hits

A Xherdan Shaqiri hat-trick fired Switzerland into the knock-out stages with a 3-0 victory over Honduras and set up a mouth-watering tie against Argentina in the first round of the knock-out stages. Shaqiri scored twice in a dominant first-half Swiss display and while Honduras rallied after the break, the talented Bayern Munich midfielder put the result beyond doubt with 19 minutes left to pl...Full Story »

Honduras vs Switzerland preview - Swiss hope to learn from the past

Posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 by PA169 hits

Switzerland are bidding to erase the frustration of 2010 and claim a place in the World Cup knockout stages with victory over Honduras on Wednesday. Swiss hopes of reaching the last 16 in South Africa four years ago were dashed as they were held to a goalless draw by the central Americans in their final group game. The situation is similar this year as they face the same opponents in Manaus lo...Full Story »

Honduras 1 : 2 Ecuador - Valencia vanquishes Honduras

Posted Friday, June 20, 2014 by PA51 hits

A brace from Enner Valencia saw Ecuador come from behind to beat Honduras 2-1 in Curitiba and keep their hopes of progressing from Group E alive. Honduras forward Carlo Costly opened the scoring following a lively opening period but Ecuador soon hit back through Valencia, who notched up his sixth international goal in as many games. With opportunities being spurned and Honduras also having a g...Full Story »

Honduras vs Ecuador preview - Palacios calls for improved display

Posted Friday, June 20, 2014 by PA230 hits

Forward Jerry Palacios knows Honduras have no option but to put on an improved display against Ecuador on Friday if they are to keep their World Cup dream alive. A 3-0 defeat to France in Porto Alegre, where goalline technology was used for the first time, means another failure against Ecuador at the Arena da Baixada will bring an end to any slim hopes of getting out of Group E. Palacios, a su...Full Story »

France 3-0 Honduras: Brilliant Benzema dispatches Suarez's side

Posted Monday, June 16, 2014 by Goal.com244 hits

The Real Madrid striker scored twice and forced an own goal from the goalkeeper as Didier Deschamps' men breezed past the 10 men of the Central Americans Karim Benzema was in inspired form as France opened their World Cup campaign with a convincing 3-0 win over Honduras. Luis Suarez's Central Americans were not afraid to put in several robust challenges - an approach that resulted in Wilson ...Full Story »

France 3 : 0 Honduras - Benzema steers France to victory

Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014 by PA93 hits

Karim Benzema scored twice and forced an own goal as France eased past 10-man Honduras in their World Cup Group E opener in Porto Alegre. Les Bleus were comfortably the better side throughout the match, but did not score until Wilson Palacios conceded a 43rd-minute penalty that also earned him a second yellow card. Benzema converted from the spot and rifled home a second after 72 minutes, his ...Full Story »

What, no anthems? France and Honduras miss out

Posted Monday, June 16, 2014 by YAHOO Sport82 hits

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) -- France and Honduras streamed onto the pitch as usual, greeted by a massive roar. But as players took their positions, it become clear something was missing: the singing of the national anthems. The Group E match kicked off at Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre on Sunday without the anthems being played over the stadium speakers. FIFA did not provide an immediate ex...Full Story »

France vs Honduras preview - Deschamps expresses spying concern

Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014 by PA188 hits

France coach Didier Deschamps has expressed his concern after a possible spying incident blighted his side's preparations for their opening World Cup finals clash against Honduras on Sunday. Deschamps and his players paused to watch a drone aircraft briefly hover above one of their training sessions in Ribeirao Preto this week. Asked about the incident at his team's official pre-match press co...Full Story »

France vs Honduras preview - Giroud welcomes physical battle

Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014 by PA290 hits

France striker Olivier Giroud is relishing the physical challenge which awaits should he be chosen to lead the line in the World Cup opener against Honduras. The Group E minnows showed in their warm-up game against England that they are unlikely to shirk a tackle and more of the same is likely to be in store for Les Bleus in Porto Alegre on Sunday. That will not worry burly Arsenal frontman ...Full Story »

France vs Honduras preview

Posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by worldcupresult.com202 hits

FranceWhile the media feast on tagging Group E as the “easiest” group in the competition, Didier Deschamps takes a different perspective on this matter. Deschamps “controversial” decision to disregard Manchester City’s Samir Nasri and the veteran Eric Abidal in the French contingent that made it to Brazil, garnered a downpour of comments and criticism. But desp...Full Story »

Scolari names Brazil squad for Chile, Honduras fixtures

Posted Friday, November 01, 2013 by YAHOO Sport107 hits

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has finalized the 22-man squad that will face Honduras and Chile in the Gillette International Soccer Series next month. AC Milan forward Robinho and Chelsea winger Willian have earned recalls while Lucas Leiva, Ramires and Atletico Mineiro goalkeeper Victor have all retained their places in the squad. Nineteen-year-old Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos w...Full Story »

Mexico fire coach after World Cup loss to Honduras

Posted Sunday, September 08, 2013 by YAHOO Sport77 hits

MEXICO CITY, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Mexico coach Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre was fired on Saturday, a day after a painful loss to Honduras which dented their hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup. Justino Compean, president of the Mexican Football Federation, fired de la Torre and replaced him with Luis Fernando Tena, who coached the gold medal winning Mexico team at the London Olympics...Full Story »

Brazil edges Honduras 3-2, reaches Olympic semi

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2012 by YAHOO Sport70 hits

Brazil remains on track to win its first Olympic gold in men's football - barely. Brazil narrowly escaped with a victory against a shorthanded Honduras on Saturday, twice coming from behind to earn a 3-2 win and advance to the semifinals of the men's Olympic football tournament. Honduras got goals early in each half but could not hold on as the Brazilians played with an extra man from the 33rd...Full Story »

Morocco holds on for 2-2 draw against Honduras

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2012 by YAHOO Sport54 hits

Short-handed Morocco held on for a 2-2 draw against Honduras in the Group D opener at the Olympics on Thursday. Morocco left back Zakarya Bergdich received a straight red card in the 71st minute for kicking Mario Martinez in the left knee. But Honduras was unable to take advantage of the ejection. Morocco opened the scoring in the 39th minute when Abdelaziz Barrada converted a superb volley. B...Full Story »

International Friendly Preview: USA - Honduras

Posted Friday, October 07, 2011 by YAHOO Sport86 hits

The USA has a losing 3-10-4 record in Miami and hasn't won there since 2003. The Sun Life Stadium, where the U.S. national team has never won (0-4-1), hosts its first U.S. match since 1998, a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands. The U.S. is 4-1-0 against Honduras in the last five meetings and 11-3-3 all-time. However, only Carlos Bocanegra and Oguchi Oneywu from the current roster have scored against t...Full Story »

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