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Frisco, Texas (August 11, 2022) – North Texas SC faces Real Monarchs on Friday, August 12 at 8PM at Choctaw Stadium in the penultimate home match of the inaugural 2022 MLS NEXT Pro season. Here's everything you need to know before the game.

How to Watch
Stream: The match will be streamed on MLSNEXTPro.com starting 8PM CT.

Match Overview
NTX Record: 10-5-4 (35 points – 4th in West)
SLC record: 3-13-2 (11 points – 10th in West)
NTX vs. SLC all-time: (1-0-0, 3 GF, 0 GA)
 
THE B.H.M TRIO
North Texas SC’s trio of Bernard Kamungo, Hope Avayevu and José Mulato have a combined total of 36 goal contributions. The club’s last eight goals have had one of the three contribute a score or assist. In the last match on Sunday night, Kamungo scored his 12th goal of the season thanks to Mulato’s third assist. Avayevu scored his fourth goal of 2022 and his first since June 4. The trio are the club’s top three goal scorers and are top four in the assists.

RECORD CHASER
Bernard Kamungo is four goals shy from tying the NTSC single-season record. Ronaldo Damus scored 16 goals during the club’s inaugural campaign in 2019. There are five games remaining in the 2022 MLS NEXT Pro season and Kamungo will look to tie and break that record before the season ends.

HOME RECORD
North Texas SC holds a 6-1-2 record when playing games this season at Choctaw Stadium. The overall home record stands at 6-2-2 with one match played Toyota Stadium. The club has scored 21 goals and conceded 10 across the eight games played this season in Arlington.
 
THE OPPONENT
Real Monarchs sit 10th in the Western Conference and have a 3-13-2 record with 11 total points. Midfielder Pedro Fonseca leads the team with six goals and three assists in 15 matches played. Real Monarchs are coming off a 3-1 win at home over Whitecaps FC 2. Terron Williams scored a brace to help the home side secure three points.
 
PARKING INFORMATION
There are two options for parking at Choctaw Stadium: parking lots E and L. The cost for parking is $10 and the only payment method accepted is by card. Parking lots open 90 minutes prior to kick off. More information about Choctaw Stadium is located here.
 
TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets can be purchased through the AXS app or in person at Choctaw Stadium. Fans can also purchase tickets online. Fans have the option to either have their tickets scanned through the AXS app, print the tickets at home and present at the gate, or open tickets from the email confirmation. Fans may purchase either general admission tickets for $15 or field level seats for $40.