Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth

  • Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth

Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth

Hirving "Chucky" Lozano scored the second in the 63rd and Raul Jimenez added the third in the 66th to quickly shift all focus to Sunday's showdown.

Alanis got between two markers to head in Jonathan dos Santos' fine delivery for his third global goal.

It was a drab first 45 minutes from Honduras, whose poor World Cup qualifying campaign has them sitting penultimate in the Hexagonal.

With another comfortable win in hand, Mexico will now shift its attention toward Sunday's clash with the United States at Estadio Azteca.

It is a big summer ahead for Mexico, with El Tri following this month's World Cup qualifiers with a trip to Russian Federation to participate in the FIFA Confederations Cup before returning to their home region to play in next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup. The live streaming of Mexico vs Honduras can be watched on the following channels, Fox Sports 1 (U.S. - English), Unimas, Univision Deportes (U.S. - Spanish), UnivisionTDN, Azteca 7, TDN (Mexico), Canal 5 Televicentro Honduras, TDN (Honduras). It erased a disappointing opening half that saw Trinidad and Tobago forward Kenwyne Jones create the best chance before the break with a close-range header that struck the crossbar. In these matches, we managed to beat the USA, Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago, as well as draw a tie with Panama in the second round.

The sixth round of qualifying in North and Central America will be held from 12 to 14 June. Chivas defender Oswaldo Alanis gave Mexico the advantage from a corner, and El Tri continued to make easy work of a Honduran side whose World Cup dream is all but over. The draw for Panama sees them drop out of the automatic qualification places to fourth in the Hexagonal standings.