José Domínguez opened the scoring in the 18th minute and H.Progreso beat Ciclón Azul 1-0.
A home-and-away game is expected between two rivals who did not go beyond a draw on the previous date of the current season and who must take advantage of their virtues if they want to go for the three points.
Motagua is coming off a 1-1 draw against Marathón. In the last games of this season, they won 1, drew 1 and lost 2, with 6 goals scored and 4 in the opposition goal.
The previous match played by Honduras Progreso ended in a 1-1 draw against CD Victoria.
The host is in sixth place with 9 points (2 PG – 3 EP – 3 PP), while the visit accumulates 4 units and occupies the tenth place in the championship (1 PG – 1 EP – 6 PP).
Motagua training today
The Ninrod Medina-led side set up their game with a 4-4-2 formation with Jonathan Rougier in the arc; Marcelo Santos, Giancarlos Sacaza, Marcelo Pereira and Cristopher Melendez in defence; Hector Castellanos, Juan Delgado, Diego Rodriguez and Walter Martinez in the middle; and Ivan Lopez and Lucas Campana up front.
Formation of Honduras Progreso today
For their part, those led by John López stand on the field with a 4-4-2 strategy with José Zuniga under the three sticks; Ángel Barrios, Albert Galindo, Alberto Paredes, Nelson Marín in defense; José Quiroz, Dixon Ramírez, José Domínguez and Carlos Pérez in midfield; and Jhan Mora and Harold Sandoval in front.
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