Honduras beats El Salvador 3-0 in tuneup
Carlo Costly and Allan Lalin scored in the second half and
Honduras beat El Salvador 3-0 on Saturday in the final tuneup for
both teams before resuming World Cup qualifying.
Victor Bernardez also scored early for Honduras, which opens
Group C play in CONCACAF’s third round of qualifying at home
against Canada on Friday. Emilio Izaguirre set up two of the goals
with crosses from the wing.
Honduras’ Brayan Beckles was sent off for a reckless challenge
in the 84th minute, moments before Lalin’s goal.
El Salvador, which struggled to create chances after halftime in
front of a sellout crowd of 41,780, opens Group B play on Friday
against Costa Rica.