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Frisco, Texas (September 23, 2022) – North Texas SC visits St Louis CITY2 for the Western Conference semifinal on Sunday, September 25 at 6:30PM CT. Here's everything you need to know before the game.

How to Watch
Stream: The match will be streamed on MLSNEXTPro.com starting 6:30PM CT.

Match Overview
NTX Record: 13-6-5 (46 points – 4th in West)
STL record: 15-6-3 (49 points – 1st in West)
NTX vs. STL all-time: (1-1-0, 3 GF, 3 GA)

ALL-TIME PLAYOFF RECORD
North Texas SC holds a 2-1-0 record with five goals scored and two goals against in three matches. The last time North Texas played a playoff match was in USL League One play on November 6, 2021, visiting Chattanooga Red Wolves SC. The host took the early lead in the 7th minute through an own goal. Forward Bernard Kamungo forced extra time with a 67th minute goal. In extra time the hosts sealed the win in the 113th minute. The last North Texas win in playoffs was the inaugural 2019 USL League One Championship against Greenville Triumph SC at Toyota Stadium.

AWAY FROM HOME
Since North Texas SC started play in 2019, the club holds an all-time record of 19-19-11 when playing on the road with 67 goals scored and 68 conceded. This season, North Texas finished with a 5-4-3 record on the road with 18 goals scored and 17 goals against. The Western Conference match up versus St Louis will be the clubs second playoff match on the road. The last match up between both clubs at Ralph Korte Stadium ended in a 2-0 defeat on July 22.

THE OPPONENT
St Louis CITY2 finished first in the 2022 MLS NEXT Pro regular season clinching home field advantage and the Frontier Division. CITY2 finished the year with a 15-6-3 record with 51 goals scored and 34 goals against. Josh Dollin leads the club with eight goals and Akil Watts leads with seven assists. St Louis CITY2 is coming off a 1-1 draw on Decision Day to Sporting KC II at home. The hosts fell 5-4 in the extra point shootout.