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Catrachos are set, Klinsmann is mum
February 5th, 2013 11:31PM

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[HONDURAS-USA] Honduras coach Luis Suarez named his starting lineup that will feature four current and two former MLS players for Wednesday's Hexagonal opener against the United States (TV: BeIN Sport, BeIN Sport en Espanol, 4 p.m. ET).

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann was less forthcoming about his plans. Only three players -- Tim Howard, Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey -- would be considered locks to start though Timothy Chandler and perhaps Omar Gonzalez could get starts in their World Cup qualifying debuts for the USA.

HONDURAS-USA
TV: BeIN Sport, BeIN Sport en Espanol
Kickoff: 4 pm ET
City: San Pedro Sula
Stadium: Estadio Olimpico
Referee: Walter Quesada (Costa Rica)

Worth Remembering:
-- The USA beat Honduras, 1-0, the last time they met in October 2011. The win was the first for Klinsmann as U.S. national team coach and came in his fourth game in charge.
-- The USA has won all three times it has met Honduras in San Pedro Sula for World Cup qualifiers, in 1965, 2001 and 2009.
-- The USA is seeking its seventh straight appearance in the World Cup finals. Only six other countries also played in the last six finals: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Italy, South Korea and Spain.

Honduras Roster:
Goalkeepers: *Noel Valladares (Olimpia), Donis Escober (Olimpia), Jose Mendoza (Marathon).
Defenders: *Arnold Peralta (Vida), Bryan Beckeles (Olimpia), *Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes), Osman Chavez (Wisla Krakow, Poland), *Maynor Figueroa (Wigan, England), Juan Pablo Montes (Platense), *Juan Carlos Garcia (Olimpia), Orlin Peralta (Vida).
Midfielders: *Luis Garrido (Red Star, Serbia), Jorge Claros (Hibernian, Scotland), *Roger Espinoza (Wigan, England), Alex Lopez (Olimpia), *Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo), *Mario Martinez (Seattle Sounders), Aldo Oviedo (Real Espana).
Forwards: *Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution), Roger Rojas (Olimpia), *Carlo Costly (Veria, Greece), Georgie Welcome (Motagua), Christian Altamirano (Marathon).
*Starter.

U.S. Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa, England), Tim Howard (Everton, England), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire).
Defenders (9): Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Carlos Bocanegra (Racing Santander, Spain), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City, England), Edgar Castillo (Tijuana, Mexico), Timmy Chandler (Nuremberg, Germany), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim, Germany), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg, Germany).
Midfielders (8): Michael Bradley (Roma, Italy), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Bursaspor, Turkey), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04, Germany), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht, Belgium), Jose Torres (Tigres, Mexico), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim, Germany), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC)
Forwards (4): Jozy Altidore (AZ, Netherlands), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham, England), Herculez Gomez (Santos, Mexico), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders).
Note: one player won't dress.



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