[WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN]Honduras called up four MLS players -- including Houston Dynamo star Oscar Boniek Garcia -- for its friendlies against Brazil Nov. 16 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami and Ecuador Nov. 19 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.
New England Revolution forward Jerry Bengtson, who had several key goals in qualifying, was largely unused in MLS play, while the MLS seasons of Victor Bernardez and Marvin Chavez at San Jose ended 10 days ago.
GOALKEEPERS:Noel Valladares (Olimpia), Jhon Bodden (Victoria).
DEFENDERS:Juan Pablo Montes (Motagua), Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia), Arnold Peralta (Rangers), Maynor Figueroa (Hull City), Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes), Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan Athletic), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic).
MIDFIELDERS:Jorge Claros (Motagua), Wilson Palacios (Stoke City), Edder Delgado (Real Espana), Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo), Andy Najar (Anderlecht), Roger Espinoza (Wigan Athletic), Marvin Chavez (San Jose Earthquakes).
FORWARDS:Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution), Carlo Costly (Guizhou Zhicheng), Rony Martinez (Real Sociedad), Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense).