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Olympic Qualifying Preview: Mexico - Honduras

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PROBABLE LINEUPS
Mexico (4-3-3): Sanchez; Jimenez, Chavez, Reyes, Mier; Ponce, Herrera, Cabrera; Aquino, Fabian, Pulido.

ROSTER

Goalkeepers: Liborio Sanchez (Queretaro), Jose Antonio Rodriguez (Veracruz), Hugo Gonzalez (America).

Defenders: Israel Jimenez (UANL Tigres), Hiram Mier (Monterrey), Nestor Araujo (Cruz Azul), Hugo Rodriguez (Atlas), Diego Reyes (America), Darvin Chavez (Monterrey), Miguel Ponce (Guadalajara).

Midfielders: Jorge Enriquez (Guadalajara), David Cabrera (UNAM Pumas), Hector Herrera (Pachuca), Javier Cortes (UNAM Pumas), Javier Aquino (Cruz Azul), Nestor Calderon (Toluca), Marco Fabian (Guadalajara).

Forwards: Jeronimo Amione (Atlante), Alan Pulido (UANL Tigres), Erick Torres (Guadalajara).
Honduras (4-4-2): Mendoza; Crisanto, Alvarado, Leveron, Lopez; Martinez, Mejia, Rodas, Najar; Hernandez, Lozano.

ROSTER

Goalkeepers: Francisco Reyes (Olimpia), Jose Mendoza

Defenders: Wilmer Crisanto (Victoria), Jhonny Leveron (Motagua), Orlin Peralta (Vida), Ever Alvarado (Real Espana), Alexander Lopez (Olimpia), Hilder Colon (Real Espana), Jose Velasquez (Olimpia)

Midfielders: Mario Martinez (Real Espana), Gerson Rodas (Real Espana), Alfredo Mejia (Real Espana), Wilmer Fuentes (Marathon), Arnold Peralta, Andy Najar (D.C. United), 

Forwards: Eddie Hernandez (Hacken), Luis Garrido, Anthony Lozano (Alcoyano), Roger Rojas (Olimpia), Rommel Quioto (Vida)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Mexico clinched a berth in the 2012 Olympics with a 3-1 win against Canada on Saturday

  • Honduras booked its place in London with a thrilling 3-2 win over El Salvador in extra time.
  • These two teams met last week in group play, and Alan Pulido scored a hat trick in an easy 3-0 win for Mexico.
  • El Tri has outscored its opposition 14-2 in its four Olympic qualifying matches.
  • Honduras defeated Trinidad & Tobago and Panama in group play to advance to Saturday's semifinal against El Salvador
  • Alan Pulido has scored five goals in four matches, leading the way for all scorers in the final phase of Olympic qualification.
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