Costly lifts Honduras past Venezuela
Costly scored in the 58th and 68th minutes, his first coming from a precision corner from Mario Martinez that he efficiently headed into the left side of Rafael Romo's goal. In the 68th, Costly slotted home a shot off Jerry Bengtson's square pass.
Jose Martinez had Venezuela's best scoring opportunity, but his 82nd-minute attempt from 18 yards out hit the left post.
A capacity crowd of 13,133 attended the game at Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium.