[NASL 2014 COUNTDOWN]
The San Antonio Scorpions downed the Houston Dynamo's reserves, 2-0, in a scrimmage played Thursday in Houston. Polish striker Tomasz Zahorski
and Colombian Walter Restrepo
scored for the Scorpions in their second preseason match against in-state MLS
opposition. The Scorpions tied FC Dallas, 1-1, in San Antonio on March 1.
"It was good build-up play," said Scorpions coach Alen Marcina
. "We're an
excellent possession team, we kept the ball moving, we had more legs than they did towards the end. They were starting to give us space and time on the ball, we got in behind them and finished a
couple of nice chances."
After a disappointing second season in the NASL, the Scorpions have loaded up on players with MLS experience, announcing on Thursday the addition of right back
, who has played for the New York Red Bulls and spent time in Norway. He joins a backline corps of Greg
, Adrian Cann
, Julius James
and Stephen deRoux
, all players with
Earlier in the week, the Scorpions signed Frenchman Eric Hassli
. They also acquired goalie David
and winger Sam Garza
on loan from the San Jose Earthquakes. NASL Preseason: March 21 in Birmingham, Ala.
UAB vs. Atlanta March 21 in Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester Rhinos vs. Ottawa March 21 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina vs. Univ. of North Carolina March 22 in
Simon Fraser Univ. vs. FC Edmonton March 22 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Ft. Lauderdale vs. Nova Southeastern Univ.
March 22 in Louisville, Ky.
Indy Eleven vs. Univ. of Louisville