Honduras beat Canada at home 2-1

Honduras beat Canada at home 2-1

Honduras won at home the match held this Monday for date 4 of group C of the CONCACAF – League of Nations 2022-23 tournament. The goals of the match for the local team were scored by Kevin López (12′ 1T) and Kervin Arriaga (32′ 2T). While the away goal was scored by Jonathan David (40′ 2T).

The best player of the match was Kevin López. The midfielder from Honduras scored 1 goal, made 49 key passes, stole 2 balls and went for the opposite goal twice.

Deybi Flores was another of the key players. The midfielder from Honduras was precise with 66 effective passes and stole 7 balls.

Due to the number of fouls committed, the match was constantly interrupted. There were a large number of cautioned: Steven Vitoria, Alistair Johnston, Junior Hoilett, Deybi Flores, Romell Quioto, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Cyle Larin and Milan Borjan. Alistair Johnston was sent off after receiving his second yellow card, in the 93rd minute of the second half.

The coach of Honduras, Diego Vázquez, proposed a 4-4-2 formation with Luis López in goal; Marcelo Pereira, Denil Maldonado, Carlos Meléndez and Omar Elvir in the defensive line; Luis Palma, Kervin Arriaga, Deybi Flores and Kevin López in the middle; and Rubilio Castillo and Romell Quioto in attack.

For its part, John Herdman’s team took the field with a 4-4-2 scheme with Milan Borjan under the three posts; Alistair Johnston, Steven Vitoria, Kamal Miller and Richie Laryea on defense; Tajon Buchanan, Stephen Eustaquio, Atiba Hutchinson and Alphonso Davies at half court; and Junior Hoilett and Ike Ugbo up front.

Mario Escobar Toca was the referee who directed the match at the Metropolitan Olympic Stadium.

By beating Canada, Honduras earned their place in League A – CONCACAF Semifinals – Nations League 2022-23.

Melissa Galbraith
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