10.10.20 NTXvRIC DL

Match Recap: North Texas SC 2, Richmond Kickers 1

North Texas’ third win in a row lifts the team into fourth place in USL League One

  • FC Dallas’ Eddie Munjoma scores his first professional goal with North Texas
  • North Texas SC goes on the road to take on New England Revolution II on Friday, Oct. 16 at Gillette Stadium.

Arlington, TX (Oct. 10, 2020) – North Texas SC topples the Richmond Kickers 2-1 thanks to goals from Alex Bruce and Eddie Munjoma at Globe Life Park Saturday night.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 12’ – Arturo Rodriguez had a chance from just outside the six-yard box but his eventual shot was saved by Akira Fitzgerald in Richmond’s goal.
  • 23’ – Alex Bruce scored his second goal in as many games after Thomas Roberts’ attempt rebounded into his path straight in front of goal.
  • 45’ – Eddie Munjoma scored his first pro goal to double North Texas’ lead after picking up a slick backheel pass from Derek Waldeck.

Second Half:

  • 51’ – Richmond’s Kyle Venter nearly pulls one back from a corner but his glancing header ended up just wide of the far post.
  • 61’ – Emiliano Terzaghi pulled one back for the visitors from the penalty spot after Justin Che was penalized for a foul in the box.
  • 89’ – Arturo Rodriguez attempted a shot from an acute angle but Fitzgerald saved comfortably.

Lineups: 

North Texas SC — Carlos Avilez, Derek Waldeck, Justin Che, Nkosi Burgess, Eddie Munjoma; Edwin Cerrillo (Alisson), Thomas Roberts (Collin Smith), Nicky Hernandez; Arturo Rodriguez, Alex Bruce (Ronaldo Damus), Gibran Rayo

Substitutes not used — Luis Zamudio, Kevin Bonilla, Philip Ponder, David Rodriguez

Richmond Kickers — Akira Fitzgerald, Scott Thomsen, Kyle Venter (c), Matthew Bolduc, Ivan Magalhaes, Ryley Kraft, Victor Falck, Emiliano Terzaghi, Jonathan Bolanos, Luke Pavone, Oalex Anderson

Substitutes not used — Wahab Ackwei, Gregory Boehme, Stanley Alves, Gianluca Cuomo, Mumbi Kwesele, Lee Johnston, Mutaya Mwape

Scoring Summary:
NTX:
Alex Bruce — 23’  
NTX: Eddie Munjoma — 45’  
RIC:  Emiliano Terzaghi (penalty) — 60’  

Misconduct Summary:
NTX:
Gibran Rayo (Caution) — 43’
NTX: Alisson (Caution) — 43’
RIC: Ivan Magalhaes (Caution) — 63’
RIC: Wahab Ackwei (Caution) — 90’

Weather: Sunny, 84℉

Referee: Gerald Flores
Assistant Referees: Tiffini Turpin Seth Barton
4th Official: Lorenzo Hernandez

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