Honduras and Mexico won semifinal matches at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament to earn berths in the 16-team tournament at this year's London Games.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Second-half substitute Gerson Rodas scored twice in a goal-filled overtime, giving Honduras a 3-2 victory over El Salvador on Saturday in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.
Marco Fabian had a goal and an assist to lead Mexico to a 3-1 victory over Canada in the other semifinal.
Honduras and Mexico each earn berths in this year’s 16-team London Olympics tournament.
Rodas scored in the 101st minute to put Honduras ahead 2-1, but Edwin Sanchez equalized in the 106th minute. Rodas scored the winner in the 115th minute.
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