Honduras needed a miracle to escape their group and it did not happen as they were beaten three times by Xherdan Shaqiri to sum up their 0-3 loss.
Honduras XI: Valladares, Figueroa, Bernardez, J Garcia, W Palacios, Bengtson, Costly, B Garcia, Espinoza, Claros, Beckeles
Honduras XI: Valladares (c), Figueroa, Bernardez, Izaguirre, Bengtson, Costly, Garcia, Espinoza, Garrido, Claros, Beckeles
Honduras were consistently under attack by France all day long but did not concede until a penalty was awarded as a second yellow card for Wilson Palacios left them with 10 men and France would cruise to an eventual 3-0 win.
Wilson Palacios scored Honduras' second goal in their 2-2 draw against Costa Rica.
A new manager often means a second chance for players who have fallen out of favor and Wilson Palacios seems to be the beneficiary of Mark Hughes' appointment at Stoke.
Wilson Palacios is rumored to be a target for Steve Bruce at Hull. Bruce brought Palacios to Birmingham and then Wigan, and even tried to get Palacios on loan last season. He may be more successful with Hull back in the Premier League.
Wilson Palacios will be given a chance to prove himself to new Stoke manager, Mark Hughes, after failing to generate any interest outside the club.