5.16.NTX DL

The victory moves the club into fifth place in USL League One

Arlington, TX (May 16, 2021) - North Texas SC earned its second win of the season with a 2-1 comeback victory over Tormenta FC at Globe Life Park Sunday night.

Game Summary
First Half:

  • 13’ – Bernard Kamungo’s cross from the right side was met by Kalil ElMedkhar, and his header attempt went wide right of Tormenta’s goal. 
  • 43’ – Alejandro Viniegra’s left-footed shot from outside of the box went high and over the Tormenta goal. 
  • 45’ + 1’ – Nicky Hernandez’s cross was met inside the box by Viniegra but his headed attempt went wide to the right. 

Second Half:

  • 57’ – Marco Micaletto’s right-footed shot from far out had enough power to beat goalkeeper Richard Sanchez and give Tormenta the 1-0 lead. 
  • 59’ – Derek Waldeck’s back pass in the box fell to Viniegra and he buried it into the bottom corner to tie the match up at 1-1.
  • 70’ – Imanol Almaguer’s right-footed shot in the box took a slight deflection but ended in the back of the net to give North Texas SC a 2-1 lead. 


North Texas SC — Richard Sanchez; Derek Waldeck, Juan Parra, Caiser Gomes, Imanol Almaguer (Alex Bruce – 87’), Alisson (Mikey Maldonado – 57’), Nicky Hernandez (Collin Smith – 45’), Alejandro Viniegra (Hope Avayevu – 79’), Beni Redzic, Bernard Kamungo, Kalil ElMedkhar (Thibaut Jacquel – 57’).

Substitutes not used — Colin Shutler, Rickson van Hees.

South Georgia Tormenta FC  — Pablo Jara; Sergi Nus (Clayton Adams – 87’), Lars Eckenrode, Nicholas O'Callaghan, Curtis Thorn, Abuchi Obinwa (Kobe Perez – 74’), Ricardo Gomez (Craig McCall – 85’), Marco Micaletto, Azaad Liadi, Joshua Phelps, Luca Mayr-Fälten.

Substitutes not used — Carlos Avilez, Grant Hampton, Luis Ángel Rodríguez, Brittain Gottlieb.

Scoring Summary:
TRM: Marco Micaletto (Azaad Liadi) – 57’
NTX: Alejandro Viniegra (Derek Waldeck) – 59’ 
NTX: Imanol Almaguer – 70’

Misconduct Summary:
Pablo Jara (Caution) — 22’
NTX: Juan Parra (Caution) — 55’
NTX: Collin Smith (Caution) — 62’
TRM: Nicholas O'Callaghan (Caution) — 71’

Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 73℉
Referee: Hector Hernandez
Assistant Referees: Laura Chambers Waliski, Kaitlyn Trowbridge
4th Official: Jason Guillen