Earthquakes II fell to North Texas SC 1-0 on Sunday evening at PayPal Park on a late goal by Bernard Kamungo. Quakes II suffered its second straight defeat despite a relentless attack that saw them outshoot North Texas SC 17-4.
The match also saw Earthquakes veteran Shea Salinas make his first appearance with Quakes II and play for the first time since suffering a right knee injury last season.
Quakes II will remain in San Jose for their second consecutive home match against the Tacoma Defiance on Monday, April 25. Kickoff from PayPal Park is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT and the match will be broadcast live on MLSNEXTPro.com. To purchase tickets for the next match, click here.
2022 MLS NEXT Pro Season
Earthquakes II (0) – (1) North Texas SC
Sunday, April 17, 2022 – PayPal Park in San Jose, Calif.
NTX (1-0) – Bernard Kamungo (Tomas Lacerda) 80’
NTX – Blaine Ferri (caution) 11’
SJ – Casey Walls (caution) 24’
NTX – Blake Pope (caution) 89’
EARTHQUAKES II: Eric De La Cerda; CJ Grey, Casey Walls, Ethan Kohler, Omar Lemus; Jerry Ayon (George Asomani 76), Nathan Scott, Erick Reyes (Diego Otoya 58); Eduardo Blancas, Miles Robinson (Shea Salinas 70), Max Arfsten.
Substitutes not used: Ben Asiaba, Diogo Baptista, Israel Carrillo, Joaquin Eisenberg, Allan Juarez, Emi Ochoa.
SHOTS: 17; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 15; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 0
NORTH TEXAS SC: Juan Antonio Carrera; Nolan Norris (Luis Cardoso 74), Chase Niece, Paul Amedume, Collin Smith; Blaine Ferri (Jose Mulato 46), Derek Waldeck, Santiago Ferreira (André Costa 74); Hope Avayevu (Tomas Lacerdo 79), Blake Pope, Bernard Kamungo (Will Baker 87).
Substitutes not used: Felipe Carneiro.
SHOTS: 4; SHOTS ON GOAL: 1; FOULS: 16; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 4