Already classified to the round of 16, the Honduran national team will have its first litmus test today against a rival of the same caliber in the Under-20 World Cup in view of Costa Rica.
The Bicolor He dreams big thanks to his little ones, who have scored eight goals and received none in their first two games in Group H of the tournament.
Antigua and Barbuda (3-0) Y Jamaica (5-0) They did not give the hostess a job, who to finish as leader will have to sweat blood in front of a needy Tricolor, commanded by young people with experience.
Those led by Louis Alvarado will go out to the Yankel Rosenthal field with the next destinations in mind: the tie will give access to face Curacao in the round of 16 and a subsequent viable knockout round, but the defeat will be punished by an odyssey to get tickets to the 2023 World Cup and 2024 Olympic Games.
The task has been made easy in the U-20s thanks to their goalscoring partner, who are 18-year-old boys: Marco Aceituno, striker for Real SpainY Jefryn Maciaspointer of UPNFM.
Both have earned accolades in the Mini-Hwhere they have become synonymous with goals with a goal for each one in the debut and doubles in the second game, where they left their mark for their speed, explosiveness and hunger for glory in the dispute for each ball.
In Costa Rica, Jewinson Bennette and Brandon Aguilera, who have just won the ticket to Qatar, threaten their attackers, keys with which the Tricolor will seek to give the blow in the Central American classic. The second of this group will face Trinidad or Haiti in the round of 16.
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Honduras: Play Garcia; Jeyson Contreras, Aarón Zúniga, Geremy Rodas, Javier Arriaga; Odin Ramos, Edson Rocha, Tomás Sorto, Isaac Castillo, Exon Arú and Marco Aceituno.
Costa Rica: Bayron Mora; Julian Gonzalez, Douglas Sequeira, Brandon Calderon; Ricardo Peña, Keral Ríos, Enyel Escoe, Andrey Salmeron, Brandon Aguilera, Jewison Bennette; Dorgian Rodriguez.
Hour: 3:30 pm