2022.08.03 @ POR MATCH-47

PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 3, 2022) – Nashville Soccer Club earned a gritty road 1-1 result against the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night at Providence Park. Teal Bunbury scored in the 20th minute of the match marking his third consecutive match finding the back of the net.

Earning Road Results: Nashville SC has earned results in nine of 14 road matches played this season.

The Real Teal: Bunbury has now scored three consecutive goals three times in his career (twice with NE Revolution in May 26 – June 9, 2018 and June 29 – July 17, 2019).

Next Match: The Boys in Gold will have an extremely quick turnaround as they fly home on Thursday to take on Toronto FC 7 p.m. CT on Saturday.

Match Timeline

NSH 20’: Teal Bunbury scores on a second effort shot with a clear pathway to the right side of the net

POR 27’: Santiago Moreno finishes Jaroslaw Niezgoda’s header attempt with a strong one touch out of the air

Notes

  • Nashville SC:
  • earned results in both matches against the Timbers this season
  • earned its first result in club history at Providence Park
  • had more shots on target (5-3) and more touches in the opponent’s box (25-21) than the Timbers
  • has out-scored its opponents 18-8 in the first half of matches this season
  • has suffered just one defeat when allowing one goal this season (4W-1L-5D)
  • remains unbeaten when scoring the first goal of the match in 2022 (7W-0L-7D)
  • is 4W-3L-5D all-time in the month of August
  • owns a 2W-1L-1D all-time record against Toronto FC
  • owns a 5W-1L-4D all-time record against Canadian teams
  • Teal Bunbury:
  • scored his 67th career MLS goal tonight
  • led the team in expected goals (0.46) and shots on target (2)
  • Sean Davis:
  • recorded his 25th career assist tonight
  • has played the most minutes of any Nashville SC player this season (1,987)
  • Randall Leal led the team in passing percentage at 95.5 percent
  • Daniel Lovitz led the team in touches with 75
  • Lovitz and Alex Muyl each played 90 minutes in their return to the lineup after missing Saturday’s match against Vancouver Whitecaps FC due to yellow card accumulation
  • Hany Mukhtar leads MLS in shots (88) and shots on target (48)

Box Score:

Nashville SC (8W-7L-9D, 33 pts.) vs. Portland Timbers (7W-6L-11D, 32 pts.)

August 3, 2022 – Providence Park

Final Score

POR: 1
NSH: 1

Scoring Summary

NSH: Teal Bunbury (Sean Davis) 20’

POR: Santiago Moreno (unassisted) 27’

Discipline

NSH: Walker Zimmerman (caution) 45+ 1’

NSH: Hany Mukhtar (caution) 60’

NSH: Teal Bunbury (caution) 67’

POR: Zac McGraw (caution) 90’

Lineups

NSH: Joe Willis, Daniel Lovitz, Dave Romney, Shaq Moore (Eric Miller 73’), Walker Zimmerman ©, Hany Mukhtar (CJ Sapong 73’), Teal Bunbury, Alex Muyl, Tah Brian Anunga, Sean Davis, Randall Leal (Luke Haakenson 87’)

Unused Substitutes: Jack Maher, Dax McCarty, Handwalla Bwana, Ethan Zubak, Taylor Washington, Elliot Panicco

POR: Aljaz Ivacic, Josecarlos Van Rankin, Dario Zuparic, Bill Tuiloma, Larrys Mabiala, Sebastian Blanco © (Nathan Fogaça 81’), Yimmi Chara (Zac McGraw 81’), David Ayala , Marvin Loria, Jaroslaw Niezgoda, Santiago Moreno

Unused Substitutes: David Bingham, Justin Rasmussen, Tega Ikoba, Pablo Bonilla, Blake Bodily

Weather: Clear, 77 degrees