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WORLD CUP 2010: Spurs star Wilson Palacios on track to make Honduras against Chile

16 Jun 2010 08:53:12

WORLD CUP 2010: Spurs star Wilson Palacios on track to make Honduras against Chile

Tottenham midfielder Wilson Palacios appears to be winning his fight to be fit for Honduras' World Cup opener against Chile.   The 25-year-old had been doubtful for Wednesday's Group H clash in Nelspruit due to a thigh injury, but coaching staff are pleased with his progress.   Palacios was able to play a full part in the team's final training session before flying east from Johannesburg to the Mpumalanga province.   On the mend: Palacios is set to boost Honduras ahead of their clash with Chile Team doctor Oscar Benitez said: 'Wilson is 100 per cent. He is training at high intensity and we are very happy. He is a lion. He is ready.' The prognosis, however, is not quite as good for key striker David Suazo, who has been hampered by a similar muscular problem in recent weeks.   Benitez added: 'David's recovery is on the right track, but we have to be calm. We do not want to rush him and suffer a relapse.'  Click here to sign up for Sportsmail's daily World Cup emailHonduras in no rush over injured crucial pair Palacios and SuazoI'll be Chile's hot striker, vows Paredes ahead of opener with HondurasCLICK HERE FOR ALL THE LATEST HONDURAS NEWS


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