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North Texas SC Falls 1-0 to Union Omaha on the Road

August 1, 2020 - United Soccer League One (USL1) - North Texas SC News Release

Omaha, Neb. - North Texas SC tastes defeat for the first time in 2020 after falling to Union Omaha 1-0 at Werner Park.

Game Summary

First Half:

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.

Second Half:

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.

Lineups:

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, Sebastián 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

Scoring Summary:

OMA: Evan Conway - 74'

Misconduct Summary:

NTX: Juan Alvarez (Caution) - 10'

OMA: Abdul Illal Osumanu (Caution) - 38'

Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 84℉

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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