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Honduras Draw With New Zealand


Wigan Athletic supporters adopted favourite nation Honduras, played out a creditable 1-1 draw with New Zealand in Auckland as part of their mammoth world tour.

Trailing 1-0 at half time the Los Catrachos piled on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded with a fine equalising goal from Martinez, but with time running out, 89 minutes on the clock to be precise, New Zealand were awarded the softest penalty for a phantom foul.

Up stepped Shane Smeltz and crashed his spot kick against the bar then blazed the follow up way over, justice was done.

Now it`s up to Washington DC for Figgy and co to play a friendly against Guatemala on Tuesday before returning back to Wigan on Thursday.





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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 10 2010

Time: 9:02AM

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Thats the softest penalty I have ever seen!!!
worbo
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10/10/2010 09:07:00

A good result considering the Honduran team did not use their european based players.
scital
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13/10/2010 01:22:00

 

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