MATCH RECAP: North Texas SC 0, South Georgia Tormenta FC 0 | 7.20.19

North Texas SC is held scoreless at home but remain eight points clear in first place

  • North Texas SC host Greenville Triumph SC on Friday, July 26 at 7 PM at Toyota Stadium.
  • Edwin Cerrillo and Richard Danso make their USL League One debuts

Frisco, Texas (July 20, 2019) - North Texas SC earns its third shutout in a row to remain eight points clear at the top of USL League One.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 5’ Cristian Colmán was one-on-one with the goalkeeper but his shot was saved and Ricardo Pepi’s follow-up went high over the bar.
  • 16’ Ricardo Pepi found space in the center of the box but his shot rebounded off the post and Tanner Tessmann’s first-time volley struck the crossbar.
  • 34’ Jonathan Gomez curled in a great cross from the left wing but Pepi’s shot ended up just wide.

Second Half:

  • 73’ – Tormenta’s Nil Vinyals was shown a red card for a hard studs up challenge on Kevin Bonilla.
  • 77’ – Ricardo Pepi stepped up to take the penalty after Kevin Bonilla was tripped in the box but his shot was just wide.
  • 83’ Dante Sealy cut inside on his left foot and unleashed a shot but Pablo Jara was able to get his body in front to make the save.

Lineups: 

North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez; Kevin Bonilla (Alfusainey Jatta), Brecc Evans, Callum Montgomery, Jonathan Gomez; Edwin Cerrillo, Imanol Almaguer, Tanner Tessmann (Dante Sealy), Arturo Rodriguez; Ricardo Pepi, Cristian Colman (Richard Danso)

Substitutes not used — Eduardo Cortes, Bicou Bissainthe, Cesar Murillo, David Rodriguez

Tormenta FC — Pablo Jara; Jerry Saint-Vil (Jad Arslan), Daltyn Knutson, Josh Phelps, Connor Antley; Ricardo Gomez, Nil Vinyals, Alex Morrell, Marco Micalleto, Lucas Coutinho (Mikie Rowe); Charlie Dennis (Kaleb Jackson)

Substitutes not used — Matias Reynares, Nick Wells, Dalton Pando

Scoring Summary:

Misconduct Summary:
NTSC: Edwin Cerrillo (Caution) — 70’
TRM: Nil Vinyals (Caution) — 74’
TRM: Marco Micalleto (Caution) — 88’

Weather: Sunny, 99

Attendance: 1,431

Referee: Samantha Martinez
Assistant Referees: Mark Novosel, Andrea Jedele
4th Official: Troy Dodge

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