NTSCvNTX Rayados Recap DL

North Texas Soccer Club 5, NTX Rayados 1

Ricardo Pepi scores two goals to help North Texas SC win preseason match

FRISCO - Ricardo Pepi scores two goals to help North Texas SC win its first-ever preseason game in Toyota Stadium.

First Half:

  • 8’ – Christian Okeke opens the scoring for NTX Rayados with an accurate finish into the far post.
  • 11’ – Ricardo Pepi nearly gets on the end of Bryan Reynold's cross in the box but it's cleared by the defender.
  • 14’ David Rodriguez gets a shot off but it's saved easily by Pablo Cubas in goal.
  • 30’ – Ricardo Pepi levels the game for North Texas with a close-range volley from David Rodriguez's cross.
  • 41’ –  Thomas Roberts attempts a through-ball over the top of the defense but Bryan Reynolds is called offside.
  • 43’ Zdenek Ondrasek connects with a header from Marquinhos Pedroso's cross but the keeper is there to smother the attempt.

Second Half:

  • 49’ Oscar Romero scores an incredible goal with a strike from 25 yards out into the top corner of the goal.
  • 53’ Alfusainey Jatta scores at the near post after collecting a pass in the box from Brandon Servania
  • 54’ – Ricardo Pepi scores his second goal of the match from another Brandon Servania assist.
  • 60’ – Thomas Roberts makes it 5-1 with a well taken penalty kick.


North Texas SC — Kyle Zobeck (Carlos Avilez); Marquinhos Pedroso (Angel Paita), Moises Hernandez, Brecc Evans (Hector Montalvo), Bryan Reynolds; Brandon Servania (Arturo Rodriguez), Alfusainey Jatta (Anthony Bardon), Thomas Roberts; Ricardo Pepi (Mohamed Sesay), Zdenek Ondrasek, David Rodriguez (Oscar Romero).

NTX Rayados — Pablo Cubas (Gianmarcos Cordova); Fazio Mariano, Brandon Fluger, Antonio Hernandez (Tito Salas), Carlos Valdez (Reyes Vargas); Toi Yanaoka (Alan Velasco), Lucio Martinez, Yair Hernandez (Jovan Toledo); Henry Sach (Facundo Fernandez), Alberto Rodriguez, Christian Oyeke (Christopher Escalera).

Scoring Summary:

NTXR: – Christian Okeke 8’

NTSC: – Ricardo Pepi 30’

NTSC: – Oscar Romero 49’

NTSC: – Alfusainey Jatta 53’

NTSC: – Ricardo Pepi 54’

NTSC: – Thomas Roberts 60’

Weather: Cloudy, 41

Referee: Travis Haight

Assistant Referee:Ken Mizuno

Assistant Referee: Justin Trzepacz