FIFA U-17 World Cup: Honduras record emphatic 5-0 win over New Caledonia


By: PTI | Guwahati |
Updated: October 12, 2017 1:20 am

Carlos Mejia and Patrick Palacios struck two times each and every for Honduras. (Supply: PTI)

Honduras pumped in five goals without reply from event debutants New Caledonia to history an emphatic get in their second group game of the FIFA U-17 Earth Cup.

Carlos Mejia (25th and 42nd) and Patrick Palacios (51st and 88th) struck two times each and every though Joshua Canales scored the other intention in the 27th moment in the Team E match.

Honduras, who experienced misplaced to Japan 1-6 in their campaign opener, now have a few factors from today’s get and they are continue to contention for a knock-out berth. They perform from France on October 14 in their final group game.

New Caledonia, on the other hand, are almost out of the event, obtaining endured a 1-7 thrashing at the hands of France in their opening match. They perform Japan on October 14 in their final group game.

Today’s get was Honduras’ biggest at a U-17 Earth Cup due to the fact their initially look in 2007 in South Korea.

The match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium began on an even keel but just earlier the halfway place of the initially half, the Central Us citizens took manage of the proceedings with two goals in as quite a few minutes.

Mejia scored the initially of his two goals in the 25th moment off a Joshua Canales aid. Two minutes later, Canales himself turned scorer as he struck dwelling a outstanding free of charge-kick.

Mejia then received his second intention just just before the breather as he transformed a Santiago Cabrera cross to put Los Catrachos a few goals up at half-time.

The CONCACAF side extended their edge 6 minutes after the split as a result of a Palacios header just before he received his second intention of the match two minutes from regulation time to protected Honduras’ biggest get at a U-17 Earth Cup.

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