North Texas SC scores four second-half goals to win fifth game in a row
Frisco - North Texas SC wins its fifth game in a row to remain in first place in USL League One
- Brothers Arturo and David Rodriguez start together for the first time in USL League One
- Tanner Tessmann and Johan Gomez scored their first professional goals
- North Texas SC goes on the road next weekend to face Lansing Ignite in second away game of the season
- 3’ – Oscar Romero had a great opportunity with a header from an Arturo Rodriguez free kick but it went just wide.
- 11’ – Arturo Rodriguez forced a save from Juliano Chade after good counterattack buildup from Johan Gomez.
- 23’– Orlando forced a save from goalkeeper Kyle Zobeck after some good work on the end-line to create the opportunity
- 29’ – Kyle Zobeck made an important save at his near-post to keep the score 0-0.
- 31’ – William Bagrou had a great chance for Orlando after turning Alfusainey Jatta in the box but his shot went just wide of the far-post.
- 43’ – David Rodriguez intercepted a wayward pass from Orlando and attempted a long-range effort that went just wide.
- 48’ – William Bagrou opened the scoring for Orlando City B with an easy tap in off a rebound after Kyle Zobeck made the initial save.
- 69’ – Tanner Tessmann scored North Texas SC’s equalizer on a stunner within the box.
- 77’ – North Texas SC took the lead with a well-placed shot from Johan Gomez.
- 86’ – Arturo Rodriguez increased the home team lead on a calmly taken penalty after Ronaldo Damus was fouled in the box.
- 88’ – North Texas SC extended its lead after a cheeky goal by Ronaldo Damus after an Arturo Rodriguez cutback pass.
North Texas SC — Kyle Zobeck; Kevin Bonilla, Callum Montgomery, Alfusainey Jatta, Bryan Reynolds; Imanol Almaguer, Tanner Tessmann, David Rodriguez (Ronaldo Damus – 57’); Oscar Romero (Bicou Bissainthe – 82’), Johan Gomez (Cesar Murillo – 90’), Arturo Rodriguez.
Substitutes not used — Carlos Avilez, Hector Montalvo.
Orlando City B — Juliano Chade; Leonardo Simas, Randy Mendoza, Matheus Silva, Nathan Simeon; Austin Amer, Sergio Costabileelia, Rafael Santos; Thiago Desouza, William Bagrou (Jordan Bender – 53’), Moises Tablante (Luc Granitur – 58’).
Substitutes not used — Christian Herrera, Jordan Hill, Tresor Mbuyu, Christophe Osei-Wusu, Steven Hernandez.
ORL: William Bagrou – 48’
NTSC: Tanner Tessmann (Oscar Romero) – 69’
NTSC: Johan Gomez (Arturo Rodriguez) – 77’
NTSC: Arturo Rodriguez (penalty) – 87’
NTSC: Ronaldo Damus (Arturo Rodriguez) – 88’
ORL: Leonardo Simas (caution) – 32’
NTSC: Johan Gomez (caution) – 38’
ORL: Nathan Simeon (caution) – 90+3’
Weather: Cloudy, 57
Referee: Reyna Fonseca
Assistant Referee: Matt Trotter
Assistant Referee: John Dearmond
4th Official: Andy Sumrow