Match Recap: North Texas SC 0, Forward Madison FC 1 | 9.22.19

North Texas finishes its regular season against FC Tucson on Friday, October 4

  • North Texas travels to face FC Tucson on Friday, October 4th at 9:30PM, streaming live on ESPN+

Madison, Wis. (September 22, 2019) – Arturo Rodriguez saw his late equalizing goal ruled offside as North Texas SC fell 1-0 to Forward Madison at Breese Stevens Field.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 8’ – Thomas Roberts played a ball down the channel for Richard Danso, who cut the ball back to Gibran Rayo, but Rayo couldn’t redirect the ball on target from 12 yards.
  • 24’ – J.C. Banks swung in a corner, and after some pinball in the box, Connor Tobin’s cross-cum-shot was turned goal-bound by Danny Tenorio and flicked off Imanol Almaguer and into the back of the net to give Forward Madison a 1-0 lead.
  • 28’ – Christian Diaz got down the flank and whipped a cross across to Conner Manley, whose volley was parried away by Kyle Zobeck.
  • 31’ – Arturo Rodriguez played the ball over the top to Bryan Reynolds, whose tried to chip Brian Sylvestre but instead collided with the goalkeeper.
  • 33’ – After some great interplay around the box, Arturo found space and his dipping drive was bound for the top corner before a stunning intervention by the outstretched fingertips of Sylvestre.

Second Half:

  • 67’ – Tenorio got free and met an inswinging corner with a powerful header, but he couldn’t direct it on target.
  • 76’ – A free kick went untouched through the box, and eventually landed at the feet of Diaz, who blazed over the bar.
  • 77’ – Arturo wriggled free and teed up Edwin Cerrillo on the edge of the box, but his shot skewed wide.
  • 90+2 ’– Oscar Romero got down the flank, and his cross was flicked into the path off Arturo Rodrgiuez who buried the effort but Romero was adjudged to be offside. 

Lineups: 

North Texas SC —Kyle Zobeck; Imanoal Almaguer, Callum Montgomery, Brecc Evans, Bryan Reynolds; Edwin Cerrillo (Cesar Murillo— 88’), Thomas Roberts, David Rodriguez(Alfusainey Jatta— 51’);  Arturo Rodriguez, Gibran Rayo, Richard Danso(Oscar Romero— 73’).

Substitutes not used — Carlos Avilez, Hector Montalvo. 

 Forward Madison FC — Brian Sylvestre; Christian Diaz, Shawn Russell, Carter Tobin, Conner Manley; Josiel Nunez, Eric Leonard, J.C. Banks; Paulo Jr., Danny Tenorio(Brian Bement— 72’), Don Smart(Jiro Barriga Tomoya — 82’).

Substitutes not used — Louis Bennet, Ryan Coultier, Zaire Bartley, Brandon Eaton, Oliver White.

Scoring Summary:
MAD: Imanol Almaguer (Own Goal) — 24’

Misconduct Summary:
NTX: Edwin Cerrillo — 29’
MAD: Chrisian Diaz — 37’
NTX: Bryan Reynolds — 41’
MAD: Shawn Russell — 71’

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