Qatar came up strong in the 2021 Gold Cup group finale defeating Honduras 2-0 to get through to the quarterfinals while securing the top spot of Group D. With that result, Panama were eliminated of the competition. Check out the goals and highlights here.
Felix Sanchez Bas' men took control of the game from the very beginning and saw themselves at the lead quite early. Homam Ahmed, with a stunning finish, broke the deadlock and put Qatar in front. From then on, they kept on looking for the second one, but Luis Lopez saved every attempt. However, Qatar secured all three points with a late goal to make it 2-0 and won Group D to reach the quarterfinals full of hope.
Honduras vs Qatar: Match Preview
Honduras and Qatar meet today, July 20, at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas, for the top spot of Group D of the Concacaf Gold Cup 2021. Honduras will be without their star Alberth Elis, who will miss the rest of the competition after suffering an injury. Here, find out everything there is to know about this thrilling Matchday 3 game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Honduras have reached the quarterfinals for the first time since the 2017 edition. Also, it is the third time that Los Catrachos have won their first two games in the Gold Cup. The two previous times they reached the final (1991) and the semifinals (2013).
On the other hand, Qatar are leaving a good impression in their first participation in the tournament. They drew 3-3 with Panama but then destroyed Grenada 4-0 in an impressive display of attack. With a draw against Honduras, the Asian champions will secure a spot in the next round.
Honduras vs Qatar: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Time: 9:00 PM (ET).
Location: BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas.
Honduras vs Qatar: Time by State in the US
ET: 9:00 PM
CT: 8:00 PM
MT: 7:00 PM
PT: 6:00 PM
Honduras vs Qatar: Storylines
Honduras and Qatar have never played an official fixture before. However, the Hondurans will try to beat their Asian rivals, who are trying to keep making history in their first participation in the tournament.
Qatar have shown to be a tough rival, with a really effective attack. Felix Sanchez’ team has been one of the most lethal sides so far, with seven goals scored so far. But Honduras have shown a good attack as well, with seven goals scored too.
La Bicolor are already in the knockout stage but they still want to win the top of the group for the first time since 2013. It sure will be a tough test, but Fabian Coito’s boys are ready to remain victorious in the tournament.
How to watch or live stream Honduras vs Qatar in the US
The game between Honduras and Qatar, to be played this Tuesday, July 20, at BBVA Compass Stadium for Gold Cup 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by Foxsports.com, UniMás, FOX Sports App, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, TUDN USA, TUDN App, Fox Sports 1, SiriusXM FC.
Honduras vs Qatar: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Qatar are the favorite with odds of +150, while Honduras have +185. A tie would end up in a +195.
*Odds by FanDuel