9.11 Match Preview NTSC-DL3_090622_v1_GH_DL3

Frisco, Texas (September 9, 2022) – North Texas SC hosts St Louis CITY2 on Sunday, September 11 at 12PM CT in the final 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 12PM CT.

Match Overview
NTX Record: 12-5-5 (43 points – 4th in West)
STL record: 15-5-2 (48 points – 1st in West)
NTX vs. STL all-time: (0-1-0, 0 GF, 2 GA)
 
HOME SWEET HOME
North Texas SC has only lost one of its 10 matches played at Choctaw Stadium this season. North Texas’ has scored 21 goals and conceded 11 goals with four shutouts while holding a 7-1-2 record. The club holds a 17-3-12 home record with 70 goals scored and 35 conceded since starting play in 2019. José Mulato has enjoyed scoring at home with seven out of his eight goals coming from Choctaw Stadium.
 
A COUPLE OF GOAL’S AWAY FROM HISTORY
Bernard Kamungo is one goal away from tying the club’s career goal record of 21 set by Ronaldo Damus. Kamungo is also two goals away from tying Damus’ season record of 16 goals. The Tanzanian forward will look to equal and break those two records within the three remaining matches of the regular season. Kamungo is third in the MLS NEXT Pro Golden Boot race. First place is held by Jacen Russell-Rowe from Columbus Crew II with 17 goals.
 
PLAYOFF CLINCHING SCENARIOS
North Texas SC can clinch the final playoff spot if one of the following two scenarios occur over the weekend. 

  1. A win in regulation or tie (shootout win/loss) or
  2. An Earthquakes II loss in regulation or tie (shootout win/loss)

THE OPPONENT
St. Louis CITY2 is currently first in the Western Conference with a 15-5-2 record and 48 points. CITY2 has scored 39 goals and has conceded 30 goals. Josh Dolling leads the team with eight goals and Akil Watts leads the team with six assists. St. Louis suffered its second road loss of the year in a 1-0 defeat to Houston Dynamo Dos. The club holds an 8-2-1 record when playing on the road. In the first meeting, St Louis CITY2 earned a 2-0 win at Ralph Korte Stadium on July 22.
 
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.