2024 Season

North Texas SC Continues Hot Start to Season with 2-0 Win Over Colorado Rapids 2



  • Pedrinho made his North Texas SC debut and scored his first goal of the season.
  • Tarik Scott scored his third goal of the season for NTSC, setting a new career-high.
  • Michael Collodi obtained second clean sheet of the year.
  • MLS NEXT Pro Box Score

Denver, Colorado (April 21, 2024) – North Texas SC (2-0-3, 11 points) obtained its first road win of the 2024 season against Colorado Rapids 2 (1-4-1, 4 points) on Sunday evening. Debutant Pedrinho scored his first goal for North Texas while FC Dallas Homegrown Tarik Scott scored the second goal of the match.

North Texas SC remains the only undefeated Western Conference team in MLS NEXT Pro with today's 2-0 win over Colorado Rapids 2. John Gall earned his first road win as full-time head coach and continues his seven-game unbeaten run (4-0-3) that started last season.

BEM-VINDO ESTREANTEBrazilian midfielder Pedrinho made his North Texas SC debut by coming off the bench to start the second half. Pedrinho scored 41 minutes into his debut to give North Texas a 1-0 lead via a penalty kick. The Rio de Janeiro native signed with North Texas SC on December 14, 2023.

With today's 2-0 win over Colorado Rapids 2, North Texas SC improves to a 2-1-1 record when playing in Denver. North Texas holds an overall record of 3-2-2 when facing Rapids 2 in MLS NEXT Pro play.

Tarik Scott scored his third goal of the MLS NEXT Pro season for North Texas SC, scoring in three consecutive matches. He leads NTSC in goals scored.

North Texas SC hosts Houston Dynamo 2 at Choctaw Stadium on Sunday, April 28 for the first edition of the 2024 Texas Derby. The match kicks off at 7:30 PM CT and will be available to watch for free on MLSNEXTPro.com and YouTube.

LineupsNorth Texas SC — Michael Collodi; Nico Gordon, Amet Korça (Nick Mendonca – 78’), Carl Sainté (Tomas Pondeca – 69’); Herbert Endeley, Anthony Ramirez (Diego García – 46’), Nolan Norris (Turner Humphrey – 59’), Isaiah Parker (Abdoul Zanne – 69’); Tarik Scott, Malik Henry-Scott, Enes Sali (Pedrinho – 46’).

Substitutes not used — Victor Darub.

Colorado Rapids 2 — Adam Beaudry; Sebastian Anderson (Logan Batista – 62’), Michael Edwards, Nate Jones, Miguel Alvarado (Steve Flores – 88’); Jasper Löffelsend (Daouda Amadou – 41’), Marlon Vargas, Wayne Frederick; Noah Strellnauer (Antony García – 62’), Darren Yapi (Alec Diaz – 78’), Facundo Nuñez.

Substitutes not used — Ethan Bandré, Daniel Garcia, Patrick Dormoh, Robinson Aguirre.

Scoring Summary:
Pedrinho (penalty kick) – 87’
NTX: Tarik Scott – 90+10’

Misconduct Summary:
Jasper Löffelsend (caution) – 26’
NTX: Herbert Endeley (caution) – 42’
COL: Sebastian Anderson (caution) – 54’
NTX: Tarik Scott (caution) – 67’
COL: Darren Yapi (caution) – 70’
COL: Daouda Amadou (caution) – 73’
COL: Marlon Vargas (caution) – 86’
COL: Daouda Amadou (ejection) – 90’+1’

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