8.19 ntx

Arlington, TX (Sept. 19, 2021) - North Texas SC shares the points with Union Omaha in a 2-2 draw at Choctaw Stadium on Sunday night.  

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 11’ – (GOAL, OMA) Damia Viader dribbled past three defenders before he unleashed a powerful right-footed shot that ended in the top left corner to give Omaha an early 1-0 lead.
  • 18 – (GOAL, NTX) Kalil Elmedkhar’s shot from a difficult angle was able to get past Rashid Nuhu and level the match up for North Texas SC, following a chipped pass from Blaine Ferri. 
  • 23’ – (SHOT, NTX) Ferri’s left-footed shot attempt from long range went over the Omaha goal. 
  • 32’ – (SHOT, NTX) Gibran Rayo was able to get past his defender and attempted a low driven shot towards goal, but it bounced off the post and out for a goal kick. 

Second Half:

  • 53’ – (GOAL, NTX) Elmedkhar’s through ball fell to Freddy Vargas who calmly slotted it past Nuhu to give North Texas the 2-1 lead. 
  • 77’ – (SAVE, NTX) Omaha’s Evan Conway had his headed attempt inside the box saved by Colin Shutler.
  • 82’ – (GOAL, OMA) Conway received a pass from Viader, and was able to poke it through Shutler’s legs to tie the match up at 2-2

Lineups: 

North Texas SC — Colin Shutler; Collin Smith (Imanol Almaguer – 56’), Caiser Gomes, Mark Salas, Derek Waldeck, Mikey Maldonado, Blaine Ferri, Nicky Hernandez (Kazu – 79’), Gibran Rayo (Bernard Kamungo – 87’), Freddy Vargas, Kalil Elmedkhar.

Substitutes not used — Richard Sanchez, Alex Bruce, Lucao, Hope Avayevu.

Union Omaha —  Rashid Nuhu, Ferrety Sousa, Blake Malone, Jake Crull, Damia Viader I Masdeu, Devin Boyce, John Scearce (Tobias Otieno – 73’), Emir Alihodzic, Conor Doyle (Abdul Osumanu – 73’), Evan Conway (Nicolas Firmino – 89;), Greg Hurst (Ricardo Rivera – 67’).

Substitutes not used — Kevin Piedrahita, Daltyn Knutson, Austin Panchot. 

Scoring Summary:

OMA (1-0): Damia Masdeu (Emir Alihodzic) – 11’

NTX (1-1): Kalil Elmedkhar (Blaine Ferri) – 18’

NTX (2-1): Freddy Vargas (Kalil Elmedkhar) – 53’

OMA (2-2): Evan Conway (Damia Masdeu) – 11’

Misconduct Summary:
NTX:
Blaine Ferri (Caution) — 30’OMA: Greg Hurst (Caution) — 48’*
OMA:
* Damia Madeu (Caution) — 76’NTX: Freddy Vargas (Caution) — 90’

Weather: Sunny, 80℉

Attendance: 603

Referee: Benjamin Meyer

Assistant Referees: Kevin Lock, Carlos De Dios

4th Official: Jacob Larson