Sunday, October 1, 2023

Honduras submits to Granada in private series; Reinaldo Rueda’s ‘H’ defeated them on the bench

Honduras is preparing to face its second game in the Concacaf Nations League, which is a qualifier for the Gold Cup and Copa América. The current rival is Granada.

The duel between Central Americans and Caribbeans this Tuesday at 8:10 pm at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa, a match of four between them.

The Honduran team does not know what other result against the Granadans other than victory. ‘H’ has beaten the team of Jamal Charles, former Vida, Real España and Real Sociedad striker, in the last three matches.

The first match between the two was the 2009 Gold Cup where Honduras won easily 4-0, a team led by Reinaldo Rueda. The other two are also valid for the same tournament.

In 2011 they met again and the bicolor was merciless, giving him a 7-1 defeat where Carlo Costly scored a hattrick and the fourth of the particular series, being the best scorer in this match.

And the last is the 2021 Gold Cup, led by Fabián Coito, where the national team had no problem defeating the Granadans with a category of 4-0.

The Honduran squad defeated Granada in all three duels and scored 15 goals and conceded only one. In those games Costly scored 4, Jerry Bengtson 3 and Walter ‘Peri’ Martínez 2, who are the best scorers in this series.

The series between the teams of Honduras and Granada:

11 July 2009: Foxborough: Honduras 4-0 Granada

Goals: Walter “Peri” Martínez, Roger Espinoza, Melvin Valladares, Carlo Costly. (Coach: Reinaldo Rueda)

June 10, 2011: Miami: Honduras 7-1 Granada

Goals: Carlo Costly 3, Jerry Bengtson 2, Walter “Peri” Martínez, Alfredo Mejía – Clive Murray. (Coach: Luis Fernando Suárez)

July 13, 2021: Houston: Honduras 4-0 Granada

Goals: Jerry Bengtson, Edwin Solano, Johnny Leveron, Romell Quioto. (Coach: Fabian Coito)

Summary: Honduras won all 3 matches, 15 goals and 1 against.

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