SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio FC opened up their preseason schedule with a 3-1 victory over North Texas SC in a closed preseason friendly at Toyota Field on Saturday afternoon.

The match began with a back and fourth between the two clubs but Marcus Epps put the finishing touches on a corner kick to put SAFC up a 1-0 after the first of three 30 minute periods. San Antonio added a second goal from Ollie Wright to make it 2-0 after the middle frame of action.

North Texas got on the scoreboard in the final 30 minute period but a bomb from Leo Torres closed out the scoring to make it a 3-1 win for SAFC.

“I thought it was a good exercise for the guys as we continue to work on our team identity,” said SAFC Head Coach Alen Marcina. “I’m proud of the guys. We have a lot of work ahead, but we are excited about what’s coming. We are also incredibly proud of our academy players. This was the first opportunity for a lot of them against a professional team and they did very well.”


San Antonio FC is now 1-0-0 in preseason play and will return to action against FC Dallas next Saturday.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.


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