9.19 NTX Recap DL

Match Recap: North Texas SC 1, FC Tucson 1


Ten-man North Texas battles back to earn a point at home

  • Nicky Hernandez scores his first professional goal for North Texas SC 
  • North Texas SC travels to face Greenville Triumph SC on Friday, Sept 25.

Arlington, Texas (Sept. 19, 2020) - North Texas SC comes back to earn a 1-1 draw with FC Tucson at Globe Life Park Saturday night despite a first half red card. 

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 15’ – Thomas Roberts left-footed shot attempt hit the outside of the net of FC Tucson’s goal.
  • 16’ – FC Tucson’s Shak Adams shot went down the middle and into the hands of Carlos Avilez.
  • 25’ – Thomas Roberts free kick shot at goal was saved by Amahl Knight and out for a North Texas SC corner.
  • 41’ – Arturo Rodriguez shot from the center of the box was smashed against FC Tucson’s right post. 
  • 45’ – Elivelton Oliveira heads the ball into the net following a set piece cross from Charlie Dennis to give FC Tucson the lead.

Second Half:

  • 68’ – FC Tucson’s Manel Ferriol shot was comfortably punched away by Carlos Avilez.
  • 71’ – Nicky Hernandez scored his North Texas SC goal with a right-footed shot that had enough power to beat Amahl Knight at the bottom left post.
  • 82’ – Juan Alvarez free kick went over the wall and hit the right post of FC Tucson’s goal.


North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez, Kevin Bonilla, Brecc Evans, Derek Waldeck (Juan Alvarez – 62’), Justin Che; Edwin Cerrillo, Thomas Roberts (Alisson dos Santos – 70’), Nicky Hernandez; Beni Redzic (Collin Smith – 62), Arturo Rodriguez (Gibran Rayo – 89’), Ronaldo Damus (Alex Bruce – 89’).

Substitutes not used — Luis Zamudio, David Rodriguez

FC Tucson— Amahl Knight, Samuel Biek, Niall Logue, Esteban Calvo, Derrick Silva, Elivelton Oliveira (Ramone Howell – 83’), Charlie Dennis (Manuel Ferriol – 65’), Erik Virgen, Roberto Alarcon(Joshua Coan – 83’), Giovanni Ramos Godoy (Azaad Liadi – 90’), Shak Adams

Substitutes not used — Raheem Sommersall, Charles Booth, Carlos Merancio Valdez

Scoring Summary:
Elivelton Oliveira (Charlie Dennis)  — 45’  
NTSC: Nicky Hernandez (Ronaldo Damus) — 71’  

Misconduct Summary:
Edwin Cerrillo (Ejection) — 21’
TUC: Charlie Dennis (Caution) — 21’
NTSC: Alex Bruce (Caution) — 90’ 

Weather: Clear, 75℉

Referee: Gloria Resendiz
Assistant Referees: Jennifer Garner, Kevin Lock
4th Official: Brandon Gardner