Action from the under-20 friendly between Honduras (white jersey) and host Uruguay on May 11, 2015, in Maldonado. (Photo: Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol)
MALDONADO, Uruguay -- Honduras defeated host Uruguay 2-1 in an under-20 friendly that featured three expulsions on Monday night at the Estadio Domingo Burgueño.
Kevin Lopez netted the game-winning goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time.
The visitor took a 1-0 lead in the 34th minute through Orental Bodden, but Uruguay equalized in the 90th minute, when an own-goal was credited to Kevin Alvarez off Gaston Pereiro’s free kick.
Cristian Gonzalez (78’) and Jaime Baez (89’) were ejected for Uruguay, while Honduras’ Carlos Moncada (89’) was also dismissed.
Both sides are preparing for the upcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup and will meet again Wednesday at the Estadio Luis Franzini in Montevideo.
May 11, 2015: Maldonado, Uruguay – Estadio Domingo Burgueño
Uruguay 1 (own-goal in favor of, Kevin Alvarez 90’)
Honduras 2 (Orental Bodden 34’; Kevin Lopez 90’+2)
Uruguay: Thiago Cardozo (Michel Tabárez 46’); Cristian González, Agustín Ale, Matías Toma, Enrique Etcheverry, Diego Poyet, Gastón Faber (Nahitan Nandez 60’), Marcelo Saracchi (Mauro Arambarri 79’), Facundo Castro (Kevin Méndez 46’), Rodrigo Amaral (Jaime Báez 73’), Gonzalo Latorre (Gastón Pereiro 60’). Head Coach: Fabián Coito
Honduras: Roberto López; Kevin Alvarez, Jonathan Paz, Marcelo Pereira, Carlos Moncada, Devron García, Jhow Benavídez (Luis Santos 88’), José Escalante (Michael Chirinos 72’), John Paul Suazo (Kevin López 63’), Orental Bodden (Elder Torres 80’), Alberth Elis (Dabirson Castillo 72’). Head Coach: Jorge Jiménez
R: Leodan González (Uruguay); AR 1: Carlos Barreiro (Uruguay); AR 2: Marcelo Alonso (Uruguay)