• Monday Oct 23, 2017

    Honduras GK Lopez to undergo surgery

    Honduras was unbeaten in the pair of CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup that goalkeeper Luis Lopez (pictured) started. (Photo: Mexsport)

    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras – Honduras goalkeeper Luis Lopez is expected to miss the intercontinental playoff with Australia for a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup after it was reported that he will undergo surgery Tuesday on his right tibia.

    The 24-year-old custodian has not played in a 2017 Honduran Apertura match since departing at halftime of Real España’s 3-2 win over visiting Honduras Progreso on September 23.

    In two CONCACAF qualifiers for Russia 2018 with Lopez as a starter, Honduras was 1W-1D-0L, earning a 2-1 victory over host Trinidad & Tobago on September 1 and drawing 1-1 with the visiting United States four days later.

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