Osorio’s brace helps Toronto hold off Nashville 4-3

August 7, 2022 GMT
Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith talks with Teal Bunbury (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Toronto FC Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith talks with Teal Bunbury (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Toronto FC Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith talks with Teal Bunbury (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Toronto FC Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith talks with Teal Bunbury (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Toronto FC Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith talks with Teal Bunbury (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Toronto FC Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonathan Osorio scored two first-half goals to help Toronto FC hold off Nashville SC 4-3 on Saturday.

Osorio had goals in the 19th and 44th minutes for Toronto (7-12-5), giving him eight on the season.

Hany Mukhtar scored on a penalty kick in the 41st minute for Nashville (8-8-9) and Teal Bunbury found the net four minutes into stoppage time to knot the score at 2-2 at halftime.

Toronto regained the lead on Federico Bernardeschi’s PK score in the 54th minute and Lorenzo Insigne made it 4-2 with a goal in the 77th — his first of the season.

Walker Zimmerman scored in the 84th minute to get Nashville within a goal. Mukhtar has 13 goals this season.

Alex Bono stopped three shots for Toronto. Joe Willis had four saves for Nashville.

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