Nashville Soccer Club extended its home unbeaten streak to nine with a 1-0 victory over the reigning MLS Supporters’ Shield Champions Philadelphia Union in front of a crowd of 21,822 at Nissan Stadium.
Dax McCarty surpassed Brad Davis for fifth all-time in MLS history in matches played by an outfield player with 393 games, as well as passing Bobby Boswell for sixth place all-time for matches started by an outfield player with 361 games.
With his assist tonight, Leal has four on the season and eight in his MLS career. He leads Nashville SC in assists in its MLS history, and this season in shots taken (27) and shots on goal (19).
Nashville SC Head Coach Gary Smith remains undefeated when his team scores a goal first in matches played at home in the regular season. Overall, Smith-led sides are now 31W-0L-12D when scoring the first goal of the contest as the home side.
Nashville SC will continue its Eastern Conference homestand Thursday, July 8 against Atlanta United FC at 7:30 p.m. CT.