The victory vaults North Texas into fifth-place in USL League One
- Nkosi Burgess scores his first professional goal
- FC Dallas’ Eddie Munjoma makes his professional debut with North Texas
- North Texas SC returns home to take on the Richmond Kickers on Oct. 10 at Globe Life Park
Chattanooga, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2020) - North Texas SC made it back-to-back wins with a 3-1 victory against the Chattanooga Red Wolves at CHI Memorial Stadium on Wednesday.
- 17’ – Kevin Bonilla whipped in a cross but Chattanooga goalkeeper Alex Mangels collected comfortably.
- 22’ – Greg Hurst opened the scoring for the Red Wolves from the penalty spot after Edwin Cerrillo was adjudged to have handled the ball in the box.
- 26’ – The reigning USL League One MVP Arturo Rodriguez leveled the game at one apiece with an expertly dispatched free kick from the edge of the box.
- 48’ – Nkosi Burgess gave North Texas the lead with a stunning first-time volley after Rodirguez’s free kick evaded a number of Chattanooga defenders in the box.
- 56’ – Alex Bruce added North texas’ third goal with a penalty after Gibran Rayo was fouled in the box near the end-line.
- 71’ – Nicky Hernandez attempted a curling effort from way out but it ended up just wide of the post.
North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez, Kevin Bonilla, Justin Che, Nkosi Burgess, Eddie Munjoma (Derek Waldeck); Edwin Cerrillo, Arturo Rodriguez, Nicky Hernandez; Collin Smith (Beni Redzic), Alex Bruce (Alisson dos Santos), Gibran Rayo (Philip Ponder).
Substitutes not used — Luis Zamudio
Chattanooga Red Wolves SC — Alexander Mangels; Leo Folla, Travis Nicklaw, Jason Ramos, Jonathan Ricketts; Josue Soto, Tanner Dieterich, Conor Doyle, Greg Hurst, Ricardo Zacarias, Alexi Jaimes (Patrick Okonkwo)
Substitutes not used — Nikolaos Pettas, Tim Trilk, Uchenna Uzo, Steven Beattie, Isaiah Dargan
CHA: Hurst (penalty) — 22’
NTX: A. Rodriguez — 26’
NTX: Burgess — 48’
NTX: Bruce — 26’
NTX: Munjoma (Caution) — 12’
CHA: Nicklaw (Caution) — 57’
CHA: Doyle (Caution) — 74’
Weather: Sunny, 69℉
Referee: Sergi Demianchuk
Assistant Referees: Zachary WcWhorter, Christopher Kloc
4th Official: Kyle Johnston