North Texas SC Falls 1-0 to Union Omaha on the Road
Omaha, Neb. - North Texas SC tastes defeat for the first time in 2020 after falling to Union Omaha 1-0 at Werner Park.
7' - Goalkeeper Luis Zamudio made the first save of the night after comfortably catching a goal-bound volley from the edge of the box.
10' - Forward Alex Bruce found the net with a volley from close range, but the goal was called back for a foul on Omaha's goalkeeper.
24' - Zamudio made a crucial diving save from close range to keep the game scoreless.
37' - Midfielder David Rodriguez attempted a clever free kick by shooting low under Omaha's wall, but the shot lacked power and was saved comfortably.
48' - Alex Bruce got on the end of Justin Che's looping cross but his downward header was saved.
61' - Zamudio was alert and made a smart save at his near post to block Omaha's attempt at goal.
65' - Zamudio made another good save, this time from an Omaha free kick right on the edge of North Texas' 18-yard box.
74' - Union Omaha opened the scoring through Evan Conway who beat Zamudio from close range after Ethan Vanacore-Decker's cross eluded two North Texas defenders.
North Texas SC - Luis Zamudio, Derek Waldeck, Lamar Batista, Grady Easton (Pedro Alves), Justin Che; Alisson dos Santos, Juan Alvarez (Imanol Almaguer), David Rodriguez (Gibran Rayo), Beni Redzic, Alex Bruce (Collin Smith), Ronaldo Damus
Substitutes not used - Carlos Avilez
Union Omaha - Rashid Nuhu, Abdul Illal Osumanu, Lucas Hauswirth, Damia Viader, Damia Viader I Masdeu, Jake Crull, SebastiÃ¡n Contreras (Christian Molina), Devin Boyce (Elvir Ibisevic), Tyler David, Ethan Vanacore-Decker (John Scearce), Evan Conway, Juan Ignacio Mare (Elma N'For)
Substitutes not used - Ferrety Sousa, Sam Howard, Nathan Aune
OMA: Evan Conway - 74'
NTX: Juan Alvarez (Caution) - 10'
OMA: Abdul Illal Osumanu (Caution) - 38'
Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 84â
Referee: Lukasz Szpala
Assistant Referees: Matthew Seem, Adam Hotz
4th Official: Esad Omanovic
North Texas SC returns home to Globe Life Park to host the Chattanooga Red Wolves on August 8.
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