Nashville Soccer Club Extends Unbeaten Streak to Six Matches Across All Competitions with Road Result Against D.C. United

2023.05.13 @ DC-116

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2023) – Nashville Soccer Club earned a 1-1 result against D.C. United on Saturday night at Audi Field. Alex Muyl scored in the 73rd minute after a deflection off the side of his chest found the back of the net [WATCH]. 

The Streak Continues: Nashville SC improved its unbeaten streak across all competitions to six matches, owning a 4W-0L-2D record.

Dominance Against D.C. United: Nashville SC remains unbeaten all-time against D.C. United, owning a 3W-0L-2D record, while out-scoring D.C.10-4. 

Best Defense Remains In Music City: Despite allowing one goal on the evening, Nashville SC has conceded the fewest goals in MLS at seven. Houston Dynamo FC and LAFC have conceded eight goals this season, in two fewer matches played. 

Back To GEODIS Park This Wednesday: Nashville SC returns to GEODIS Park on Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. CT to take on Inter Miami CF as part of Matchday 13. Tickets are available at

Match Timeline:  

NSH 73’: Shaq Moore delivers a cross into the box that was cleared into the body of Alex Muyl whose redirect sends the ball in the net 

DCU 83’: Ted Ku-DiPietro receives a pass from Kristian Fletcher in the middle of the box and slots home the match tying goal


·       Nashville SC:           

o   had 0.62 xG in comparison to D.C.’s 0.40 xG 

o   owns a 6W-1L-6D record all-time in the month of May

o   has not lost when scoring first since Aug. 8, 2021; owns a 5W-0L-2D record this season and a 3W-4L-16D record historically when scoring first

o   has not conceded a first half goal in 11 of 12 matches this season, leading the league 

o   vs. next opponent: Inter Miami CF 

    • Nashville SC holds a 3W-1L-2D record in series history 
    • Nashville SC holds a 4W-1L-2D record in GEODIS Park this season and a 24W-8L-22D record all-time at home
    • Nashville SC has not hosted Inter Miami CF since May 2021, and this will mark the first time Inter Miami CF visits GEODIS Park in series history 
    • Nashville SC has not lost to Inter Miami CF at home in series history 
    • Nashville SC has outscored Inter Miami CF 10-3 in series history 

·       Teal Bunbury made his 349th career regular season appearance

·       Jack Maher led the team with 43 completed passes and five clearances

·       Dax McCarty 

  • made his 450th career MLS regular season appearance
  • led the defense with two interceptions

·       Hany Mukhtar   

  • has sported the captain’s armband three times in club history
  • has led Nashville to a 2W-0L-1D record and a plus six goal differential as Captain 
  • led the team in shots, tied with Alex Muyl (2)
  • led the team in xG (0.40)

·       Alex Muyl 

    • scored his sixth goal for Nashville SC 
    • has recorded 50% of his goals sporting the blue and gold against D.C. United (3)
    • led the team with nine passes completed in the final third 
    • led the team with 11 recoveries  
    • led the team in shots, tied with Hany Mukhtar (2)

Box Score:    

Nashville SC (5W-3L-4D, 19 pts.) vs. D.C. United (4W-5L-3D, 15 pts.)  

May 13, 2023 – Audi Field  

Final Score   
DCU: 1
NSH: 1
Scoring Summary    

NSH: Alex Muyl (Unassisted) 73’

DCU: Ted Ku-DiPietro (Kristian Fletcher & Mateusz Klich) 83’


NSH: Alex Muyl (caution) 45’ + 1

DCU: Donovan Pines (caution) 47’

NSH: Hany Mukhtar (caution) 54’

DCU: Derrick Williams (caution) 85’

NSH Starters: Joe Willis; Dan Lovitz, Lukas MacNaughton, Jack Maher, Shaq Moore; Dax McCarty (Tah Brian Anunga 76’), Hany Mukhtar (C), Teal Bunbury, Jacob Shaffelburg (Fafà Picault 62’), Alex Muyl (Taylor Washington 88’), Aníbal Godoy (Sean Davis 75’)

Substitutes: Elliot Panicco, Ethan Zubak, Josh Bauer, Ján Greguš, Luke Haakenson

DCU Starters: Tyler Miller; Ruan (Cristian Dajome 81’), Derrick Williams, Donovan Pines, Gaoussou Samake; Russell Canouse (C) (Kristian Fletcher 81’), Chris Durkin (Ted Ku-DiPietro 81’), Lewis O’Brien, Mateusz Klich, Victor Palsson; Taxiarchis Fountas (Erik Hurtado 22’) 

Substitutes: Brendan Hines-Ike, Yamil Asad, Alex Bono, Jacob Greene, Matai Akinmboni 

Referee: Nima Saghafi

Ar1: Corey Parker

Ar2: Justin Howard 

4th Official: Walt Heatherly 

VAR: Daniel Radford

AVAR: Craig Lowry

Weather: 66 degrees, Rainy