8.14 NTX

Arlington, TX (August 14, 2021) - North Texas SC downs North Carolina FC 4-0 with four different goal-scorers at Globe Life Park Saturday night. 

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 10’ GOAL (NTX) – Kalil ElMedkhar drove into the box and faked a right-footed shot before cutting onto his left and burying it near post to give North Texas the lead.
  • 26’ GOAL (NTX –.The ball bounced around North Carolina’s box before falling to Kazu who calmly slotted it home for his fifth goal in the last six games. 
  • 40’ GOAL (NTX) – North Texas earned its third goal of the half when newcomer Gabriel Morais finished confidently at the near post after a driving run from Derek Waldeck. 

Second Half:

  • 55’ CHANCE (NTX) – Substitute Nicky Hernandez drove into the box but his shot was saved well by Jake McGuire.
  • 59’ GOAL (NTX) – Nicky Hernandez stepped up and scored from the penalty spot after Gabriel Morais was fouled in the box.
  • 86’ SHOT (NTX) – Caiser Gomes' headed attempt sailed over the crossbar following a cross from ElMedkhar.

Lineups: 

North Texas SC — Colin Shutler, Derek Waldeck, Mark Salas, Rio Ramirez, Collin Smith, Mikey Maldonado, Blaine Ferri (Imanol Almaguer - 65’), Hope Avayevu (Nicky Hernandez - 22’), Kalil Elmedkhar (Caiser Gomes - 78’), Gabriel Morais (Gibran Rayo - 79’), Kazu (Bernard Kamungo - 65’).

Substitutes not used — Richard Sanchez, Thibaut Jacquel. 

North Carolina FC — Jake McGuire, Malyk Hamilton, Max Flick, Shermaine Martina (Nelson Blanco 45’), Malick Mbaye, Peter Pearson (JayTee Kamara - 61’), Nazmi Albadawi, Nelson Martinez, Josh Coan, Robert Frame (Thorn Simpson - 85’), Robby Kristo (Selmir Miscic - 62’)

Substitutes not used — Nicholas Holliday, Britton Fischer, Caden Tolentino.

Scoring Summary:

NTX: Kalil ElMedkhar – 10’

NTX: Kazu – 26’

NTX: Gabriel – 40’NTX: Nicky Hernandez – 59’

Misconduct Summary:
NTX:
Hope (Caution) — 22’*
NC:
* Max Flick (Caution) — 36’NC: Nazmi Albadawi (caution) — 67’*
NTX:
* Mikey Maldonado (Caution) — 68’*
NTX:
* Imanol Almaguer (Caution) — 70’*
NTX:
* Collin Smith (Caution) — 75’

Weather: Partly Cloudy, 82℉

Referee: Kevin Fikar

Assistant Referees: Seth Barton, Ken Mizuno

4th Official: Jacob Larson

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