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Weather for Wednesday in Honduras: a doggone scorcher

Feb 4, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT


Two important U.S. World Cup qualifier talking points that may be slipping by everyone as we kick and fuss over Benny Feilhaber, Jose Torres, Jermaine Jones, etc. … you know, and all the other usual suspects in the spin cycle of U.S. Soccer debate:

It’s going to be hot. And humid.

Forecasts for San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Wednesday call for temperatures in the high 80s with a chance of showers. Meanwhile, today finds the nation’s second largest city at 70 percent humidity, which is pretty much Houston- or New Orleans-type icky-ness.

When is the last time Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones, Fabian Johnson, Timmy Chandler and several others who earn a living in Europe found themselves on the business end of a unholy heat-humidity union like that one? They could struggle.

By the way, kickoff for this one is not under the lights, when the evening cool could tame the temps a little. Which brings us to Point No. 2 that may be escaping folks at the moment:

Starting whistle Wednesday is 4 p.m. ET (live on beIN Sports). Yes, an afternoon kick.

So start setting up your Wednesday bug-out now.

Why, is that a cough I hear from you? I do believe you might be coming down with something.

  1. wfjackson3 - Feb 4, 2013 at 11:23 PM

    Yeah I have the “no bars around here have beIN” flu.

    • sluggo271 - Feb 5, 2013 at 8:44 AM

      Yeah…I don’t get to watch either. No Bein here or pretty much anywhere. BeOut more like it. I do, however, get to watch Mexico….try to explain that one to your friends.

    • bquills - Feb 5, 2013 at 9:18 AM

      Dish Network carries BeIN Sport HD on its Top 250 package which I have at home… I can’t believe there isn’t a bar or friend near you that carries it.

  2. footballer4ever - Feb 5, 2013 at 6:12 PM

    “BeIN” left on the dark is what we are… much for growing the USMNT presence thst this does not help improve at all. Bummer!

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