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Honduras beat Haiti 2-0 in Gold Cup

News 09 Jul 2013, 15:38 IST

Washington, July 9 (IANS)

Midfielder Rony Martinez #11 of Honduras celebrates his goal with forward Roger Rojas #21 after scoring during the first half against Haiti of a 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match on July 8, 2013 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Efficient Honduras beat Haiti 2-0 to open the team’s 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer trip.

Haiti overwhelmed Honduras 23-6 in shots, but none of the 23 shots was turned into goal here Monday, reports Xinhua.

Honduras got 1-0 lead thanks to Rony Martinez’s goal in the fourth minute. Marvin Chavez scored in the 78th to seal the victory 2-0 for Honduras.

In the earlier match, Trinidad & Tobago drew 2-2 with El Salvador. Honduras topped Group B with three points.

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