Jerry Bengtson http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30865/all en Soccer-U.S suffer World Cup blow with defeat in Honduras http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-us-suffer-world-cup-blow-defeat-honduras <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - The United States suffered a 2-1 defeat to Honduras in San Pedro Sula on Wednesday in the opening game of their CONCACAF World Cup final qualifying round.</p> <p>Clint Dempsey put the U.S. ahead in the 35th minute but a brilliant bicycle kick from Juan Carlos Garcia brought Honduras level four minutes later.</p> <p>Honduras dominated the second half and went ahead in the 78th minute when striker Jerry Bengtson took advantage of some woeful defending and slotted into an empty net.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-us-suffer-world-cup-blow-defeat-honduras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jerry Bengtson Sport in Honduras Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 23:45:44 +0000 5748288 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Honduras 2 United States 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/football-honduras-2-united-states-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result on Wednesday from a North American (CONCACAF) World Cup 2014 qualifying match:</p> <p>Honduras 2 (Juan Carlos Garcia 39, Jerry Bengtson 79) United States 1 (Clint Dempsey 36)</p> <p>afp</p> American Championships CONCACAF Gold Cup Jerry Bengtson AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:01:31 +0000 5748305 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Late goals give Honduras 2-2 draw against Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-late-goals-give-honduras-2-2-draw-against-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Second-half strikes from Carlo Costly and Jerry Bengtson saw Honduras erase a two-goal deficit for a stunning 2-2 draw with Mexico in a 2014 World Cup qualifier on Friday.</p> <p>Costly's header in the 77th minute and Bengtson's 80th-minute blast -- off the rebound from his own saved penalty attempt -- cancelled out a pair of goals from Javier Hernandez in the 28th and 54th minute.</p> <p>The draw left Honduras atop the six-nation final qualifying group in North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-late-goals-give-honduras-2-2-draw-against-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Jerry Bengtson Sport in Honduras AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 00:00:26 +0000 5791618 at http://www.globalpost.com Honduras, Ecuador tie 1-1 at half time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140620/honduras-ecuador-tie-1-1-at-half-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CURITIBA, Brazil, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador and Honduras tied 1-1 in a Group E match here on Friday.</p> <p>Honduras got the first World Cup goal thanks to a powerful shot from Carlo Costly, and Ecuador levelled the score after Enner Valencia hitting a reflection.</p> <p>Previously, 12 matches were played between the two teams, and all of them were friendlies. Ecuador did a little better than their CONCACAF opponent, winning three of them, while Honduras got two victories.</p> <p>The last match between them was played in Houston, the United States. The match ended 2-2.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140620/honduras-ecuador-tie-1-1-at-half-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enner Valencia Football in Ecuador Jerry Bengtson Xinhua News Agency Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:33:44 +0000 6183119 at http://www.globalpost.com