MATCH RECAP: North Texas SC 0, Greenville Triumph SC 0 | 7.7.19

North Texas drops points for the first time at Toyota Stadium

  • Cristian Escribano made his professional debut
  • North Texas SC was shutout for the first time this season
  • North Texas SC visits Richmond Kickers on Saturday, July 13 at 6 PM at City Stadium

FRISCO - North Texas drops points for the first time at Toyota Stadium with a scoreless draw against Greenville Triumph SC.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 6’ David Rodriguez cut through the Triumph backline but Dallas Jaye came out was able to nip the ball off the toes of Rodriguez.
  • 9’ Ronaldo Damus latched onto a long ball but his shot from a tight angle went wide.
  • 30’ Arturo Rodriguez’s in-swinging corner went all the way to the back post and Brecc Evans’ header clipped the outside of the post and went wide.
  • 43’ – A cross into the box by Cesar Murillo was headed around and eventually fell to Cristian Colmán whose volley was tipped over by Jaye.

Second Half:

  • 50’ – Arturo Rodriguez’s deflected shot fell to David Rodriguez who slipped in Damus, and his goal bound shot which was miraculously deflected wide by the foot of Jaye.
  • 56’ – A corner found a wide open Evan Lee, and his second attempt had Carlos Avilez at full stretch to deny him.
  • 79’ – A teasing cross was played into the box and Carlos Gomez was able to get a foot on it but couldn’t divert it goalwards. 
  • 90+ 1’ – A corner was swung in and Bicou Bissainthe managed to get a toe on it but his flick flew over the bar.
  • 90+3’ – Arturo Rodriguez worked a one-two with Damus on the edge of the box but Rodriguez got the ball stuck under his feet and penalty shout was waved away. 

Lineups: 

North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez; Cristian Escribano, Brecc Evans, Hector Montalvo, Cesar Murillo; Oscar Romero (Michael Sosa– 87’), Arturo Rodriguez, Bicou Bissainthe; Ronaldo Damus, Cristian Colman (Dante Sealy – 65’) David Rodriguez.

Substitutes not used — Eduardo Cortes, Alfusainey Jatta,, Collin Smith, Camilo Estrada, Michel Garbini Perreira.

Greenville Triumph SC — Dallas Jaye; Cole Seiler, Evan Lee, Kevin Politz, Tyler Polak, Aaron Walker, Carlos Gomez, Christopher Bermudez (Paul Claves – 59’), Omar Mohamed (Sami Guediri – 67’), Jake Keegan, Cameron Saul(Dominic Boland– 83’).

Substitutes not used — Miguel Uribe, Ryeong Choi, Travis Ward, Edmundo Robinson.

Scoring Summary:

Misconduct Summary:
NTSC: Oscar Romero (caution) — 28’
GVL: Aaron Walker (caution) — 39’
NTSC: Cristian Escribano (caution) — 59’
GVL: Carlos Gomez (caution) — 86’

Weather: Sunny, 88
Attendance: 720

Referee: Chris Ruska
Assistant Referees: Matt Trotter, John Dearmond
4th Official: Jason Guillen

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