3.26 NTX

Arlington, Texas (March 26, 2022) - North Texas SC earned its first win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Minnesota United 2 thanks to a brace from Tarik Scott at Choctaw Stadium Saturday night.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 3’ – CHANCE (NTX) – Hope Avayevu beat his man on the wing but his low cross evaded Pablo Torre in the box.
  • 18’ – SAVE (NTX) – Antonio Carrera denied Aziel Jackson’s shot with a close-range block at his near post.
  • 27’ – SHOT (MIN) – Tanitoluwa Oluwaseyi nearly opened the scoring for Minnesota but his close-range shot went wide.
  • 29’ – SHOT (NTX) – Bernard Kamungo beat Minnesota’s goalkeeper with a first-time shot at the near post but the goal was called back for offside.
  • 31’ – SAVE (NTX) – Carrera kept the game scoreless with a point blank save on a deflected shot.
  • 36’ – SHOT (NTX) – Pablo Torre found space on the box but his right-footed shot was charged down by Fred Emmings in goal.
  • 38’ – GOAL (NTX) – Captain Derek Waldeck gave North Texas SC the lead with a chipped finish over the keeper to score his first professional goal

Second Half:

  • 52’ – SHOT (NTX) – Blake Pope saw his shot cleared off the line after connecting with Isaiah Parker’s cutback near the end line.
  • 61’ – SAVE (NTX) – Carrera made a comfortable save to deny Aziel Jackson’s half volley from the edge of the box.
  • 64’ – GOAL (MIN) – Justin McMaster found the equalizer for Minnesota with a curling shot in the side netting.
  • 78’ – GOAL (NTX) – Substitute Tarik Scott scored his first professional goal with a rebound header to give North Texas a 2-1 lead.
  • 89’ – GOAL (NTX) – Tarik Scott scored his second goal of the game after slipping between Minnesota’s defender and goalkeeper to poke it home.

Lineups:

North Texas SC — Antonio Carrera, Blake Pope, Paul Amedume, Chase Niece, Isaiah Parker, Blaine Ferri, Derek Waldeck, Santiago Ferreira (Tarik Scott - 73’), Hope Aveyevu (Tomas Lacerda - 84’), Pablo Torre (Collin Smith - 61’), Bernard Kamungo (Will Baker - 84’)

Substitutes not used — Seth Wilson, Luis Miguel, Alex Araneda, Jared Aguilar

Minnesota United FC 2 — Fred Emmings, Chinenye Uche, Callum Montgomery, Nabilai Kibunguchi, Devin Padelford, Jacori Hayes, Nicholas Mendonca, Tanitoluwa Oluwaseyi, Justin McMaster, Aziel Jackson, Emmanuel Iwe (Veljko Petkovic - 72’)

Substitutes not used — Alec Smir, Diogo Pacheco, Thomas Williamson, Jason Ramos

Scoring Summary:
NTX:
Derek Waldeck (Hope Avayevu) – 67’
MIN: Justin McMaster – 61’
NTX: Tarik Scott – 78’
NTX: Tarik Scott (Blake Pope) – 89’

Misconduct Summary:
NTX:
Paul Amedume (caution) – 13’
MIN: Jacori Hayes (caution) – 16’
MIN: Nicholas Mendonca (caution) – 44’
MIN: Aziel Jackson (caution) – 52’
NTX: Collin Smith (caution) – 66’
MIN: Veljko Petkovic (caution) – 85’
MIN: Callum Montgomery (caution) – 88’

Weather: Clear, 81℉

Attendance: 1,957

Referee: Emily Gomez
Assistant Referees: Gloria Rezindez, Albert Franklin
4th Official: Ken Mizuno

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