8.8.20 NTX DL

Match Recap: North Texas SC 2, Chattanooga Red Wolves 2

Seventeen-year-old Beni Redzic scores twice to earn North Texas a point at Globe Life Park

Arlington, Texas (Aug. 8, 2020) - North Texas SC earned its first draw of the season thanks to a brace from 17-year-old Beni Redzic against the Red Wolves at Globe Life Park on Saturday night.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 3’ – Chattanooga’s Greg Hurst scored the first goal of the game with a powerful left footed shot to the back post of goalkeeper Carlos Avilez
  • 40’ – David Rodriguez forced a shot to the bottom left corner but it was saved by Chattanooga’s goalkeeper Alexander Mangels. 
  • 45’ – Carlos Avilez saved Ricky Ruiz’s shot that came from the center of the box. 

Second Half:

  • 47’ – Beni Redzic found the net for NTSC as Ronaldo Damus crossed the ball from the right side of the box which Redzic tapped home to tie the game.
  • 53’ – Thomas Roberts attempted a shot from outside of the box that was handled by Chattanooga’s goalkeeper Mangels.
  • 87’ – Redzic scored his second of the night after heading in a cross on the right side from Collin smith. 
  • 88’ – Mark Hernandez levelled the game one minute later when his left footed shot was too powerful for Avilez who managed to get a hand to it. 


North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez, Derek Waldeck, Brecc Evans, Pedro Alves (Lamar Batista 45’), Justin Che; Alisson dos Santos (Philip Ponder 87’), Thomas Roberts (Gibran Rayo 66’), Imanol Almaguer; Imanol Almaguer; Alex Bruce (Collin Smith 79’), Ronaldo Damus, David Rodriguez (Beni Redzic 45’)

Substitutes not used — Luis Zamudio, Gibran Rayo, Diego Hernandez

Chattanooga Red Wolves — Alexander Mangels; Travis Nicklaw, Leo Folla, Jason Ramos (Alexi Jaimes 81’), Ricky Ruiz, Conor Doyle, Amirgy Pineda (Ronaldo Pineda 23’), Josue Soto ©, Ricardo Zacarias (Jonathan Ricketts 81’), Greg Hurst, Ualefi (Mark Hernández 59’)

Substitutes not used — Uchenna Uzo, Mark Hernández, Tim Trilk

Scoring Summary:

CHA: Greg Hurst (Soto) — 3’ 

NTX: Beni Redzic (Damus) — 47’ 

NTX: Beni Redzic (Smith) — 87’ 

CHA: Mark Hernandez (Hurst) — 88’ 

Misconduct Summary:
NTX: Gibran Rayo (Caution) — 68’
NTX: Gibran Rayo (Ejection) — 90’
CHA:  Ronaldo Pineda (Caution) — 76’
CHA:  Mark Hernandez (Caution) — 76’

Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 98℉

Attendance: 1,137

Referee: Hector Hernandez

Assistant Referees: Jennifer Garner, Diego Blas

4th Official: Gloria Resendiz