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Philadelphia Union tops Nashville in a shootout

Nov. 28, 2021 21:28 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake made two spectacular saves, Nashville missed on two penalty kicks and the Philadelphia Union won a shootout Sunday to advance to Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference final for the first time in franchise history. Philadelphia won the...

Red Bulls tie 1-1 with Nashville and secure a playoff spot

Nov. 07, 2021 18:11 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fábio Roberto Gomes Netto scored in the opening seconds to help the New York Red Bulls tie 1-1 with Nashville on Sunday and clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs on the final day of the regular season. The seventh-seeded Red Bulls (13-12-9)...

Rapids beat Timbers 2-0, clinch playoff berth

Oct. 24, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Dominique Badji and Diego Rubio each scored a goal and Braian Galván had two assists to help the Colorado Rapids beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 and clinch a playoff spot on Saturday night. Galván lofted an entry pass from the corner to...

Mukhtar, Willis help Nashville tie 1-1 with Crew

Oct. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored in the 77th minute, Joe Willis had five saves and Nashville SC tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Wednesday night. Mukhtar, who scored four goals as a rookie last season, ran onto a cross by Daniel Ríos and slipped right-footer...

Joe Willis makes 5 saves, Nashville ties DC United 0-0

Oct. 16, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Willis had five saves and Nashville played D.C. United to a 0-0 tie Saturday night. Willis has an MLS-leading 13 shutouts this season. Nashville’s last three road games have ended in scoreless draws, the sixth, seventh and...

New York City FC, Nashville play to scoreless tie

Oct. 03, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Joe Willis made three saves to help Nashville tie New York City FC 0-0 on Sunday in a match between two of the Eastern Conference's top teams. It was a familiar storyline for Nashville (11-3-14), which has posted more ties this season than any...

Gutman, Coronel help Red Bulls beat Cincinnati 1-0

Oct. 02, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andrew Gutman scored, Carlos Coronel had three saves and the New York Red Bulls beat FC Cincinnati 1-0 on Saturday night. The 24-year-old Coronel has nine shutouts this season, tied for third most in MLS behind Nashville's Joe Willis and Colorado's...

Slonina, Fire earn scoreless draw with Nashville

Sep. 26, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Young goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina picked up his second clean sheet, helping the Chicago Fire earn a 0-0 draw with high-power Nashville on Sunday. The Fire (6-15-6), well below the line, matched second-place Nashville (11-3-12) in a game with scarce...

Rapids tie 0-0 with Toronto FC, extend unbeaten streak to 11

Sep. 25, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Will Yarbrough had two saves to help the Colorado Rapids tie Toronto FC 0-0 on Saturday night. Colorado (12-4-9), which had 62% possession, is unbeaten in 11 straight games dating to a 3-0 loss at Real Salt Lake on July 24. ...

Lod, Finlay each score as Minnesota United beats Dynamo 2-0

Sep. 25, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Robin Lod scored the fastest goal in franchise history, Ethan Finlay also had a goal and Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Saturday night. Lod slipped behind the defense and put away a one-touch shot — off a pass by Franco Fragapane...