North Texas SC tastes defeat in consecutive games for the first time

  • Richard Danso makes his first USL League One start.
  • North Texas return to Toyota Stadium for a showdown with FC Tucson next weekend on Saturday, August 10th at 9:20.

Chattanooga - (August 3, 2019) - North Texas SC was reduced to 10-men for the second consecutive game and was unable to respond to Steven Beattie’s 54th minute penalty. 

Game Summary
First Half:

  • 14’ Ricardo Pepi found some space on the edge of the box after a clever turn, but he could only drag his shot wide.
  • 23’ – Vangjel Zguro came forward and fired a goal-bound shot, but Carlos Avilez got down quickly and parried the low drive to safety.
  • 41’ – Vangjel Zguro’s free kick from 25 yards was whipped in, but it went high and wide of Avliez’s goal.

Second Half:

  • 51’ – Sito Seoane ran onto a bouncing ball at the edge of the box but his shot flashed past the far post.
  • 53’ – A foul in the box by Bicou Bissainthe on the edge of the box gave Chattanooga a penalty.
  • 54’ –Red Wolves forward Steven Beattie stepped forward and his penalty found the bottom left corner to give his team a 1-0 lead.
  • 65’ – Ricardo Pepi bent a free kick around the wall, but it went just wide with Alex Mangels scrambling.
  • 70’ – Bicou Bissainthe was given a second yellow card for a foul in the midfield, and North Texas was reduced to 10 men.
  • 90’+6’ – A ball bounced clear in the Red Wolves box, but Mangels got to the ball just ahead of Pepi.


North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez; Imanol Almaguer, Callum Montgomery, Brecc Evans (Oscar Romero — 80’), Cesar Murillo; Bicou Bissainthe, Alfusainey Jatta, David Rodriguez; Richard Danso(Arturo Rodriguez — 58’), Ricardo Pepi, Dante Sealy(Gibran Rayo — 74’).

Substitutes not used — Eduardo Cortes, Hector Montalvo.

Chattanooga Red Wolves SC — Alex Mangels; Vangjel Zguro(Josue Soto — 84’), Leo Folla, Nicholas Amponsah, Tony Walls; Jonathan Caparelli, Ualefi, Sito Seoane, Steven Beattie, Connor Doyle; Juan Ignacio Mare(YaYa Cisse — 80’).

Substitutes not used — Will Dieterich, Andrew Moullin, Amigry Pineda, Alex Jaimes, Eamon Zayed.

Scoring Summary:
CHT: Steven Beattie — 54’

Misconduct Summary:
NTSC: Bicou Bissainthe (Caution) — 40’
CHT:  Leo Folla (Caution) — 57’
NTSC: Bicou Bissainthe (Ejection) — 70’
CHT:  Connor Doyle (Caution) — 74’
CHT:  Ualefi (Caution) — 90’+ 1’

Weather: Rainy, 86

Referee: Jasmine Peralta
Assistant Referees: Brian Marshall, Tarik Veledar
4th Official: Todd Gould