Nashville 1 – Austin 0- Los Verdes unable to avoid defeat at Nissan Stadium

Austin return home with no points after travelling to Nashville on Monday
Dave Conor

Dave Conor

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Austin on away loss to Nashville at Nissan Stadium on Monday. After today’s result, Nashville are in 4th place on the table and has 10 points while Austin sit in 12th with 6 points after 9 matches.

Nashville started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with Leal giving Nashville the lead at the 36 minute mark, seeing out the first half 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For Nashville, Badji, Mukhtar, Haakenson and Washington, came on for Sapong, Cádiz, Muyl and Leal. Austin brought on Cascante, Gallagher, Stroud, Fagundez and Manneh, to replace Romaña, Hoesen, Redes, Domínguez and Pereira.

The referee booked Pereira for Austin.

Austin and Nashville will next play away to Seattle Sounders and Atlanta United respectively.

Technical card:
Nashville SC: Willis, Romney, Zimmerman, Lovitz, Johnston, Godoy, Mccarty, Leal (Washington, min.79), Muyl (Haakenson, min.79), Sapong (Badji, min.56) and Cádiz (Mukhtar, min.67)
Austin: Stuver, Besler, Romaña (Cascante, min.34), Kolmanic, Nick Lima, Pereira (Manneh, min.81), Ring, Pochettino, Domínguez (Fagundez, min.81), Hoesen (Gallagher, min.62) and Redes (Stroud, min.62)
Stadium: Nissan Stadium
Goals: Leal (1-0, min. 36)

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