CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Julián Araujo of the LA Galaxy bounced back from a costly mistake to score his first goal in two years.
Araujo's header, which came nine minutes after the Galaxy's first apparent goal was disallowed by VAR, propelled the Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Nashville on Saturday in the first round of the MLS Cup playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teal Bunbury scored in the 53rd minute and Joe Willis made it stand up with a career-high 14 saves as Nashville SC edged Los Angeles FC 1-0 in a regular-season finale on Sunday.
Both teams entered play having already earned playoff spots.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sebastian Ferreira’s two goals helped lead the Houston Dynamo to a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Sunday.
Ferreira scored on a penalty in the 30th minute and on a breakout in the 39th minute, assisted by Darwin Quintero.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastian Driussi tied the score with his 21st goal to offset Hany Mukhtar's league-leading 23rd, and Austin clinched home-field advantage in the first round of Major League Soccer's playoffs with a 1-1 draw against Nashville on Saturday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored his Major League Soccer-leading 22nd goal, but the LA Galaxy tied Nashville 1-1 on Saturday as Riqui Puig scored on a penalty kick in the ninth minute of second-half stoppage time.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored twice in the first half and Nashville SC rolled to a 4-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday.
It took Mukhtar just five minutes to find the net for the first time.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alan Benitez scored the deciding goal in a 2-1 win for Minnesota United over Nashville on Sunday.
Benitez scored the game-winning goal in the 75th minute to put United (11-9-5) ahead 2-1.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Javain Brown scored the equalizer for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 1-1 draw with Nashville on Saturday night.
Brown’s tying goal came in the 87th minute for the Whitecaps (7-10-6).
CINCINNATI (AP) — Teal Bunbury scored his first goal of the season on a short-range bicycle kick, Brandon Vazquez got a tying goal in the 52nd minute and Cincinnati played a 1-1 draw against Nashville on Saturday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored late in the first half and Joe Willis made it stand up to lead Nashville SC to a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night.
Mukhtar's 11th goal of the season came in the 44th minute for Nashville (8-6-6).
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Defender Christian Fuchs scored on a first-half penalty kick and Charlotte FC pulled away late for a 4-1 victory over Nashville SC on Saturday.
Fuchs gave Charlotte (8-10-2) the lead for good in the 26th minute with his second goal of the season.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defender Daniel Lovitz scored early, Hany Mukhtar followed with his third brace of the season and Nashville rolled to a 3-1 victory on Saturday that extended D.C. United's league winless streak to six games.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Graham Zusi’s goal led Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 win Sunday over Nashville.
Zusi’s game-winner came in the 51st minute to put Kansas City (4-9-4) ahead 2-0. Remi Walter assisted the goal.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Willis made six saves for Nashville and JT Marcinkowski had five saves for the San Jose Earthquakes in a scoreless draw Saturday.
Nashville (6-4-5) and the Earthquakes (3-6-6) each had 11 shots.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored the deciding goal to spark Nashville to a 2-1 victory over CF Montreal on Wednesday, upping Nashville's home unbeaten streak to 23 straight.
Nashville's run ties the LA Galaxy (2014-15) for the third longest streak in MLS history.
HOUSTON (AP) — Adalberto Carrasquilla and Darwin Quintero scored goals and the Houston Dynamo beat Nashville FC 2-0 on Saturday.
Steve Clark stopped all four shots he faced for the Dynamo (4-4-3), who finished the match a man down after Adam Lundqvist drew a red card in the 52nd minute.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dave Romney broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 63rd minute, C.J. Sapong scored in stoppage time and Nashville SC notched its first win in its new home with a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in MLS play on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Randall Leal scored on a penalty kick in the 85th minute and Nashville SC opened GEODIS Park and gained a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union in MLS action on Sunday.
The tie extended Nashville's home unbeaten streak to 20 — the seventh longest run in league history.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Dejan Joveljic scored in the 86th minute to lift the LA Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Nashville in MLS action on Saturday.
Derrick Williams picked up an assist on Joveljic's game-winner for the Galaxy (5-2-1), who are 3-0-1 in their last four outings.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jeremy Ebobisse scored tying goals on a free kick in the 52nd minute and off a scramble following a corner kick in the 72nd to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-2 draw against Nashville on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — C.J. Sapong scored a goal in the 68th minute to spark Nashville to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City in MLS action on Saturday.
Alex Muyl had an assist on Sapong's game-winner for Nashville (3-2-1).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Willis delivered a four-save shutout while Alex Muyl scored a pivotal goal in Nashville’s 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew on Saturday.
Muyl’s game-winner came in the 28th minute to seal the win for Nashville (2-2-1).
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Franco Jara found the back of the net for Dallas in a 2-0 win over Nashville on Saturday.
Jara put Dallas (1-1-1) ahead for good at 1-0 in the 85th minute on a penalty kick.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hassani Dotson scored the equalizer for Minnesota United in a 1-1 draw with Nashville on Saturday.
Dotson scored the equalizer in the 72nd minute for United (0-0-2).
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.
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.
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.
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 around defender Jonathan Mensah that froze goalkeeper Eloy Room and bounced into the net to even the game.
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 eighth away clean sheets this season.
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 other MLS squad.
MONTREAL (AP) — Romell Quioto scored twice and Montreal beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday night.
Montreal (11-10-7) is fourth in the Eastern Conference as it fight for a playoff spot.
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 William Yarbrough with 11 apiece.
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 chances.
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.
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 — to open the scoring just 51 seconds into the game.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Dominique Badji came on in the 88th minute and scored moments later to give the Colorado Rapids a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
On the counter-attack, after a turnover by San Jose in its attacking third, Jonathan Lewis played a though ball to Nicolás Mezquida, who beat a defender before tapping a pass that led Badji to the center of the area for a one-touch finish in the 89th minute.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — C.J. Sapong scored his fourth goal in the last three games and helped Nashville to a 1-1 tie with Orlando City on Wednesday night.
Sapong ran onto a misplayed pass by João Moutinho, raced beyond midfield and tapped it to Hany Mukhtar, who passed it back to Sapong at the top of the box.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Alejandro Bedoya scored his first goal of the season to help the Philadelphia Union beat New York City FC 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Andre Blake had two saves for Philadelphia (8-5-7) to tie Nashville's Joe Willis and Colorado's William Yarbrough for the MLS shutout lead with eight.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Joe Willis made six saves for his MLS-leading eighth shutout of the season and Nashville tied the New England Revolution 0-0 on Wednesday night.
Nashville (6-1-10) extended its unbeaten streak to nine matches — including four wins.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Led by C J Sapong’s two-goal performance, Nashville secured a 3-0 win over Cincinnati on Saturday.
Sapong gave Nashville (6-1-8) a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute, assisted by Hany Mukhtar.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Lalas Abubakar scored his first goal of the season, William Yarbrough had three saves and the Colorado Rapids beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Colorado (7-3-3) extended its home scoring streak to 32 games.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Willis made seven saves and Nashville played a scoreless draw with the Columbus Crew to extend its unbeaten streak to six games.
Willis has an MLS-leading six shutouts this season.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod scored a late goal and Minnesota United beat Seattle 1-0 on Sunday to end the Sounders' MLS-record 13-game unbeaten streak to open a season.
Lod's one-touch finish of a cross by Niko Hansen, who came on in the 74th minute, gave Minnesota (5-5-3) a 1-0 lead in the 81st.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — C.J. Sapong scored in the second minute and Nashville held on to beat Philadelphia 1-0 on Saturday night, ending the Union's nine-game unbeaten streak.
Sapong, who scored 36 goals for the Union (5-3-4) from 2015-18, ran onto a ball by Randall Leal, then split a pair of players with a roller inside the far post.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fábio scored his first MLS goal, Kyle Duncan added a second-half goal and the New York Red Bulls beat Nashville 2-0 on Friday night in the first league contest after the international break.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Randall Leal scored in the 35th minute and Nashville beat expansion Austin FC 1-0 on Sunday night in the first meeting between the teams.
Joe Willis had his fourth straight shutout, with Nashville (2-0-4) not allowing a goal in 407 minutes.