Panama will obtain this Thursday (7:05 pm) the eradicated Hondurason the twelfth day of the Concacaf Octagonwith the only real goal of attaining a victory that permits him to proceed dreaming of qualifying immediately for Qatar-2022.
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The duel, to be performed within the stadium Rommel Fernandezfrom City of Panama, is offered to the canaleros as a closing. An area victory and a stumble Costa Ricawho receives the chief Canadawould depart the Panamanians one step away from securing, at the very least, the playoffs.
A win would additionally enable Panama strategy the positions that give direct entry to the World Cup. However, the Panamanian coach, the Spanish-Danish Thomas Christiansendoesn’t need belief, although Honduras will likely be offered with out its foremost parts.
“It’s still a cheat game, Honduras will come with young kids with enthusiasm, wanting to impress and have their place in the team. For this reason, we have to play a serious game, respecting the rival, but from minute one go out to win”, mentioned Christiansen.
The tie for Concacaf awards three direct tickets to Qatar-2020 and the potential of a play-off for the fourth-placed crew in opposition to the winner of the tie for Oceania.
With three days to go, Canadawith 25 items, leads the octogoanal and this Thursday he can seal his classification, adopted by United States and Mexicowith 21, Panama with 17, Costa Rica with 16. They observe The Savior, with 9 factors, Jamaica with 7 and Honduras With 3.
The foremost Panamanian doubt to face the ‘H’ is on the left facet, the place Eric Davis is low by sanction, like Alfredo Mejia by the catracha squad.
After dealing with Honduras, Panamawho aspires to play his second World Cup, will play away in opposition to United States and can shut at residence earlier than Canada.
– ‘Bolillo’ Gomez returns to Panama –
For its half, Honduras arrives at Panama with no probability of qualifying. The catrachos are backside of the pre-world championship, the place they nonetheless have no idea the victory and have solely achieved three attracts and eight defeats.
The morbidity of the appointment will likely be put by his technician, the Colombian Hernan Dario Gomezwho returns to Panama after classifying the number of this nation for the primary time to a World Cup in Russia-2018.
The ‘Bolillo’ seeks to resume a catracha crew whose final World Cup participation was in Brazil-2014.
On Panamathe espresso technician is not going to have his two figures, the information Albert Elis and Anthony Lozano. Neither will the captain and defender Maynor Figueroanot even the flyers Alfredo Mejia and Debby Flores.
Selfies and smiles! The Honduran National Team flew to Panama for this Thursday’s qualifying recreation on the Rommel Fernández. The postcards captured by the lens of TEN from the “H” recreation.
Published by Diario Deportivo Diez on Wednesday, March 23, 2022
“We have brought soccer players who have been with us for a short time, we want to look at different options to put together an eleven for the match against Panama. Honduras is not in a good moment, but we are going to be a team that has dignity and we can at least get results”, mentioned the ‘Bolillo’.
Panama: Luis Mejia; Michael Murillo, Andres Andrade, Fidel Escobar, Jorge Gutierrez; Anibal Godoy, Adalberto Carrasquilla; Edgar Bárcenas, Alberto Quintero, José Luis Rodríguez; Roland Blackburn. DT: Thomas Christiansen
Honduras: Buba Lopez; Marcelo Santos, Denil Maldonado, Marcelo Pereira, Wesly Decas; Bryan Acosta, Juan Delgado, Kervin Arriaga, Kevin Lopez; Bryan Sacaza and Romell Quito. DT: Hernan Dario Gomez