Panama and Honduras will both be out for redemption, when they face off in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Friday.
Hernan Gomez’s Panama were in full control of their Group A opener against Haiti, but conceded late to draw 1-1 on Tuesday – while Honduras are bottom of the group after a 2-1 loss to United States.
In a boost for the Hondurans, Boniek Garcia is available after missing the clash with the Americans due to a left ankle injury.
The 102-time international will bolster Honduras’ experience in the middle of the park, the right winger set to at least get some minutes off the bench – having last started almost a month ago in their friendly loss to Brazil.
Panama, meanwhile, have to overcome the frustration of their first-up draw, on show when coach Hernan Gomez kicked a water bottle along the sideline after Haiti’s unexpected equaliser.
Gomez’s side have a strong historical record at the tournament, with two runner-up finishes in the past five Gold Cups.
Honduras come into the fixture at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough on a four-match winless streak, while the Panamanians have not won in three.
Coach Jorge Luis Pinto was not distraught following their defeat to a Clint Dempsey brace, but will undoubtedly want his Honduras side to get their campaign back on track.
“Nobody likes to lose, but I leave with some peace of mind because although we lost to a very good in the team, we created many of the better plays,” Pinto said.