Israel defeats Honduras 2-0 in NYC friendly soccer tournament
A strong performance in the second half propelled the national team to victory. The win raised hopes for a World Cup qualification, something no Israeli coach has been able to achieve for over 40 years.
NEW YORK – Coming off consecutive positive results in their World Cup qualifying campaign, Israel came into Sunday's game against Honduras looking for a win, but also with a continued emphasis on defense and team football. Coach Eli Guttman could smile after the match, as his side secured a solid 2-0 victory over the 50th ranked Hondurans, capped by an absolute beauty of a strike by forward Hen Ezra.