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.
- 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.
- 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
TUC: Elivelton Oliveira (Charlie Dennis) — 45’
NTSC: Nicky Hernandez (Ronaldo Damus) — 71’
NTSC: 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