Honduras vs El Salvador

The players of the Honduras National Selection U-23 team played a very long game vs El Salvador tonight June 18th 2015. The first half of the game was dominated by the Salvadoran Sub23 / U-23 National Team. However the Honduran defense and goalie were able to prevent any scring against them. The second half was dominated by the Honduran National Team, however they were also unable to score. The game ended in a 0 – 0 tie at the Comayagua stadium. Both coaches were able to see the performance of their players and now know more about areas that need to be addrese prior to the start of the official soccer matches.

Honduras vs El Salvador U23

Honduras vs El Salvador U23

Video Highlights of the Honduras vs El Salvador U-23 soccer match.

Honduras Roster Luis López, Allans Vargas, José Barralaga, Emerson Lalín, Brayan García, Joshua Vargas, Bryan Acosta , Rodolfo Espinal, Marlon Ramírez, Michael Montero and Albert Elis

El Salvador Roster Adolfo Menéndez, Yobani Zavaleta, Moisés Mejía, Miguel Lemus, Roberto Carlos Domínguez, Santos Ortíz, Andrés Flores, Iván Castro, Jairo Henriquez, José Peña and Romell Mejía

Pre-Game Analysis The soccer match is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm local time at the Estadio Carlos Miranda of Comayagua.

This will be a test for head coach Pinto, prior to heading to the Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro 2016.

The purpose of the game is for young players to tactically be defined within the field, some of them have had very few games, so this meeting will serve as a proving ground.

It is worth mentioning that Honduras will play against Guatemala and Belize, in August 2015.

Also, the Honduran National Team will play two friendly matches against Panama in that city on the 2nd and 4th of August.

Previous Honduras vs El Salvador Soccer Matches

Honduras forward Anthony Lozano scored and was expelled with a Red Card Penalty in the first half, as Honduras went on to defeat El Salvador 2-0 a friendly soccer match in Washington.

Anthony Lozano Honduras National Team Forward

Anthony Lozano Honduras National Team Forward Gives Honduras the lead in the first half vs El Salvador and then is penalized and ejected with a "Red Card" for "apparently hitting an El Salvador player in the face. However the 22 year old recently called up to the Honduras National Team was pretty much the star while he was in the game. Honduras vs El Salvador Final Score 2 - 0

Lozano was at the centre of just about everything in the opening 38 minutes at RFK Stadium on Sunday, winning a penalty that led to Honduras gaining a 1-0 lead, scoring their second goal and then receiving a red card for appearing to hit an opponent in the face.

Despite the 22-year-old forward's expulsion, Honduras held on for victory in the first of their four friendlies ahead of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Honduras have been drawn with co-hosts United States, Panama and Haiti in Group A for the continental championships, which start on July 7, while El Salvador are in Group B with Costa Rica, Jamaica and co-hosts Canada.

El Salvador have one more friendly match before the tournament begins against Chile on Friday.

Mario Martinez gave Honduras the lead in the seventh minute, converting from close range after El Salvador goalkeeper Derby Carrillo saved his spot-kick - awarded when Lozano was upended in the box.

It was 2-0 in the 26th minute, with Lozano scoring in fortuitous circumstances.

Carrillo was left stranded when he dived to intercept Lozano's attempted cross - however the ball in was blocked, and the rebound fell to the Olimpia striker, who slotted the ball into the empty net.

After Lozano was sent off in the 38th minute, El Salvador dominated possession but failed to breach Honduras' defence.

Honduras face Paraguay, Brazil and Mexico before starting their Gold Cup campaign against USA.

Previous Honduras vs El Salvador Soccer Mathes

August 8th, 2013
The Soccer match between Honduras and El Salvador scheduled for the 14th of August has been cancelled by the El Salvador delegation.  The reason given by the Salvadoran football delegation was unclear but center an investigation of eight of their own players which has been going on for many weeks. The Honduras National Federation of Football (FNAFUTH) was caught off guard with this decision and expressed their disappointment that the match has been cancelled. Originally the Honduran Delegation had sought to have a "warm up game" between either: Cuba, Bolivia, El Salvador or Haiti.
Due to the cancellation of this match Honduras will now confront Mexico in Mexico at the Azteca Stadium on September 6th 2013, with a "practice game which would have given the Selección Catracha a chance to play together before what will be one of the most important World Cup qualifying matches in 2013. Following the match in Mexico, Honduras will have only two games left to qualify to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
vs Panama Tuesday September 10th followed by vs Jamaica Tuesday October 15th 2013  - The Bi Color H is currently 4th place in the Hexagonal of the CONCACAF.
Follow us live during the Mexico vs Honduras match.
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The Honduras National Selection Soccer Team (La Bicolor H) also known as (La Selección) will once again face the EL Salvador National Soccer Team (Cuscatlecos ) during 2013 as confirmed recently by (FENAFUTH)  the "Federación Nacional de Fútbol Hondureño". The soccer match Honduras vs El Salvador will be held on Wednesday the 14th of August, 2013 at the Olympic Stadium in San Pedro Sula Honduras. Because this is a sanctioned game by FIFA the Honduran National Team Coach Luis Suarez will have at his disposal all of his players including his legionaries.
Honduras vs El Salvador

The Honduras and El Salvador National Teams will Face off in a soccer match on Wednesday August 14th, 2013 at 7:00 PM Don't Miss Honduras vs El Salvadro 2013 as we keep you up to date with all the pre-game as well as live game coverage.

This match will serve Coach Luis Suarez in a way that will allow him to make a final evaluation of the Honduras National Team prior to the upcoming qualifying match of the Concacaf Hexagonal with México in the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City on September 6, a match which is vital to the aspirations of Honduras to consecutively qualify for a second World Cup in Brazil 2014.

This news and schedule has not fallen well on the "Liga Nacional de Fútbol" Honduras National Football League as the scheduling conflicts with national league games being played simultaneously around the county of Honduras.  In San Pedro Sula Real España will be playing vs Parillas One  (New Tela Team this year) at practically the same time using the downtown Francisco Morazan Stadium.  This will no doubt affect attendance for the National League game as well as TV coverage for the Honduras vs El Salvador will surely top the Television and Radio coverage of the Parillas One vs Real Espana game; leaving many sponsor in a quandary.
The other teams playing the night of Wednesday 14, 2013 are Victoria vs Real Sociedad in La Ceiba and Platense vs Marathon in Puerto Cortes. The match between Motagua vs Vida in Comayagua, was moved to Thursday the 15th.
The Bicolor will gather Monday on August 12th in San Pedro Sula, according to said the the national representative and manager of the Seleccion, Gerardo Ramos.  The focus will be to prepare for the qualifying match against Mexico on September 6th, Ramos reported that the Catracha delegation (Another Nick-Name for the Hondurans National Team) will gather in Miami afterwards and go to México D.F. on the 5th of September to México City Distrito Federal, a day before the Honduras soccer match against Mexico at the Azteca Stadium.
The Honduras Delegation will then return that same day to prepare to face Panamá on September 10th at the Honduras National in Tegucigalpa  The Fenafuth admitted that it blocked 24 players who are active abroad. In the coming days, National Team Coach Luis Suarez will present the possible roster for the soccer game vs El Salvador  and rumor has it that we may see some surprises, one of them could be the return of the attacker from the New England Revolutions Jerry Bengtson, who had been separated from the Bicolor by acts of indiscipline. Also, Ramón Núñez is speculated to return and join the team.
We will keep you updated here as things progress towards game day.

Previously this year Honduras faced off against El Salvador in the Copa de Oro

below is a recap of that match.

2013 Central America Cup Honduras vs El Salvador - 2013 January 18, 2013 - 6:00 pm


Honduras vs El Salvador

Honduras plays El Salvador in the 2013 Central America Cup tonight at 6 p.m.

Honduras will play El Salvador at six Friday evening in San Jose, Costa Rica. The Honduran Selección is competing in the Costa Rica National Stadium in their first game of the 2013 Central America Cup (also known as the UNCAF Copa Centro Americana). Other countries participating in the soccer competition are the host country of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize and Panama.

Winners of this Central America Cup (top five) will continue on to compete in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Honduras won the 2010 CONCACAF Gold Cup, and is the current reigning champion.

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