Honduras also managed to tie the World Cup with one fewer player than Saudi Arabia


National team Honduras In his last match in 2022, he could not celebrate the victory. However, led by them Diego Vasquez They earned a deserved draw in the World Cup against Saudi Arabia, playing less than 60 minutes with a man.

The match took place at the Al-Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and the match started at 8:30 AM this Sunday.

Baikal were coming off their boots against Qatar in Marbella, Spain, which ended 1-0 in favor of hosting the World Cup, which starts in 21 days.

Game details

For this commitment to playing in Arab countries, Baikal’s coach Diego Martin Vázquez made seven changes for the game on October 27. As part of a change in tactics and football formation, Óscar Almendérez made his debut as a player for the Honduran national team.

The Green Halcons did not dominate with absolute clarity before the good defensive position implemented by Honduras under a solid line of five defenders in the background.

During the first half, players Walter Martínez, Hector Castellanos and Joseph Rosales tried to take control of the game in midfield to damage the match goal, but it was tied 0–0.

By the end of the first half, Baikal would be in trouble after Ivan “Chino” Lopez was ejected. The referee gave this and added another five minutes.


At the start of the second half, the Baikal coach made no changes despite the dismissal of Chino Lopez.

However, there were no changes until the 64th minute. Edwin Solano and Marcelo Pereira got the H level at eleven with footballers. They replaced him with Angel Tejeda and Walter Martinez.

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Red for Diego Vasquez

Finally, as the referee was preparing to blow the whistle for the end of the game, attacker Edwin Solano and coach Diego Vasquez were ejected from the field of action. Thus, the team ended in a draw in 2022 as the match ended 90+9′.

Game sheet

Final: Saudi Arabia 0-0 Honduras.

Stadium: Al-Nahyan.

Friendly competition.

Honduras National Team 11: Luis “Buba” Lopez, Denil Maldonado, Oscar Almenderes, Devron Garcia, Wesley Degas, Franklin Flores, Hector Castellanos, Walter Martinez, Joseph Rosales, Ivan Lopez and Angel Tejeda.

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