10.3 NTXvFTL Recap DL

Match Recap: North Texas SC 3, Fort Lauderdale CF 0

Ronaldo Damus scored two goals and added an assist

  • North Texas SC goes on the road to take on Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on Oct. 7 at CHI Memorial Stadium
  • The 2019 Golden boot winner Ronaldo Damus scored two goals and recorded an assist.
  • The 2019 USL League One MVP Arturo Rodriguez scored his first goal since returning from his loan to USL Championship side Real Monarchs

Arlington, Texas - A brace from Ronaldo Damus and a goal from Arturo Rodriguez helps North Texas SC glide past Fort Lauderdale on Saturday night in Globe Life Park.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 13’ – Ronaldo Damus' left-footed shot outside of the box was saved by Fort Lauderdale’s Dylan Castanheira and out for a corner kick.
  • 26’ – Alisson’s shot was deflected by a Fort Lauderdale defender and out for a corner kick.
  • 37’ – Ronaldo attempted a cross that was intercepted by Fort Lauderdale’s goalkeeper.

Second Half:

  • 57’ – A cross from Derek Waldeck was met by Ronaldo Damus who controlled it in the box and smashed it past Dylan Castanheira.
  • 80’ – Arturo Rodriguez scored his first goal of the match by tapping in a ball that was set up in the box by Ronaldo Damus.
  • 89’ – Ronaldo Damus scored his second goal of the night after slotting a right-footed shot in the back post of goalkeeper Dylan Castanheira.


North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez, Kevin Bonilla (Philip Ponder – 88’), Justin Che, Nkosi Burgess, Derek Waldeck; Alisson dos Santos (Alex Bruce – 83’), Thomas Roberts (David Rodriguez – 88’), Nicky Hernandez; Beni Redzic (Arturo Rodriguez – 71’), Ronaldo Damus, Gibran Rayo (Collin Smith – 82’)

Substitutes not used — Luis Zamudio, Pedro Alves

Fort Lauderdale CF — Dylan Castanheira; Chris Young, Noah Allen (Jerome Kiesewetter – 67’), Modesto Mendez (Frank Nodarse – 86’), Ethan Hardin; Rivaldo Ibarra (Dairon Reyes – 75’), Josh Saavedra (Servando Carrasco – 45’), Blaine Ferri; Ricky Lopez-Espin, Edison Azcona, Jason Bucknor (Sami Guediri – 45’)

Substitutes not used — Andre Zuluaga, Cesar Cuellar

Scoring Summary:
Ronaldo Damus (Derek Waldeck) — 57’  
NTX: Arturo Rodriguez (Ronaldo Damus) — 80’ 
NTX: Ronaldo Damus (Alex Bruce) — 89’  

Misconduct Summary:
Gibran Rayo (Caution) — 54’
FTL: Chris Young (Caution) — 83’
FTL: Ricky Lopez-Espin (Caution) — 87’

Weather: Sunny, 84℉
Referee: Hector Hernandez
Assistant Referees: Jennifer Garner, Ken Mizuno
4th Official: Estefania Estrada