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Match Report: Red Wolves Leave It Late Again To Tie North Texas

By Staff, 07/17/21, 11:15PM EDT


Jackson Dietrich equalized for Chattanooga with the final play of the game

ARLINGTON, Texas - An equalizer at the death earned Chattanooga Red Wolves SC a 1-1 draw with North Texas SC on Saturday night at Globe Life Park.

Despite the fact that the teams boasted two of the highest-scoring offenses in the league coming into the night, they produced only a combined one shot on target in a pedestrian first half.

North Texas would get the breakthrough 12 minutes into the second half, though. A pinpoint cross from Derek Waldeck on the left flank found Nicky Hernandez, who planted home his header.

But as has become a recurring theme this season, Chattanooga would score late to get something from the game. With the last play of the night, Rey Ortiz whipped in a brilliant free kick, which was glanced in by Jackson Dietrich to stretch the visitors' unbeaten streak to seven matches.

Chattanooga will now return home to prepare for a meeting with Greenville Triumph SC next Saturday. North Texas has a two-week break before it travels to take on Union Omaha. Player of the Match

Derek Waldeck, North Texas SC - In addition to a quality assist, Waldeck completed the most passes of any player in the match, won five duels, and made two tackles.

Goal Summary

  • NTX (57') - Hernandez, assisted by Waldeck
  • CHA (90+8') - Dietrich, assisted by Ortiz

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