Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-11-24 10:04:00 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WSMV) – Nashville SC didn’t attack first, but it did attack last Tuesday in its first round match against Orlando City SC.
Nashville launched the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs with a powerful 3-1 victory in front of more than 26,000 fans at Nissan Stadium.
Orlando City set the tone early on in the 14th minute of play, drawing the first blood from a corner kick with a Darryl Dyke header.
Orlando City’s lead lasts about 7 minutes.
Hany Mukhtar scored a goal in the 21st minute by launching a rocket over goalkeeper Pedro Gallese.
In the second half of the game, Mukhtar shot another cross, a corner passed Gallese to give Nashville a lead, and Jhonder Cádiz scored a goal in overtime.
Nashville SC will head to the city of Brotherly Love on Sunday to play against the Philadelphia Union in the second round of the playoffs.
The kick-off is scheduled for 4:30 pm CST.
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