Nashville Soccer Club Ties Club Record of Nine Matches Unbeaten After Road Result at Toronto FC


TORONTO (June 10, 2023) – Nashville Soccer Club [9W-3L-5D, 32 pts.] tied its Major League Soccer record of nine consecutive unbeaten matches with tonight’s 1-1 draw at Toronto FC [3W-5L-10D, 19 pts.]. The Boys in Gold own a 6W-0L-3D record in a streak in which they have outscored their opponents 18-8 and having not allowed more than one goal per match. Toronto FC scored in the first half, but Randall Leal equalized in the 69th minute [WATCH] to secure the draw. 

Lovely From Leal: Leal registered 32 minutes, which is the longest appearance recorded as a substitute this season. Leal scored his 14th career MLS and his first of the season in just his fifth appearance in 2023.

The Boys Were Back In Town: Former Toronto FC players Jacob Shaffelburg and Lukas MacNaughton made their first appearances at BMO Field since being traded from Toronto to Nashville, both as starters. 

Next Match Back to GEODIS Park: Nashville SC will return to GEODIS Park on Saturday, June 17 in the inaugural match against 2023 expansion side St. Louis CITY SC at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tickets are available at

Match Timeline:     

TOR 38’: Raoul Petretta sends the ball to Lorenzo Insigne, who cuts in to place the ball on his right foot and sends the ball into the top right corner

NSH 69’: Randall Leal picks Toronto’s pocket and fires off a shot from outside the 18-yard box for a goal 


  • Nashville SC:              
    • is 2W-2L-3D in series history against Toronto FC, including a 2020 Audi MLS Playoffs match 
    • has scored in its last 10 league matches including six on the road 
    • is 1W-1L-1D when trailing at the half this season, 4W-13L-6D historically 
    • has earned results in the last three matches when conceding first, with a record of 2W-3L-1D this season and 8W-23L-12D all-time  
    • is 0W-1L-3D this season when scoring one goal and 12W-13L-20D all-time 
    • is unbeaten in its last four road matches with a 2W-0L-2D record, outscoring its opponents 6-4 in that span   
  • Josh Bauer 
    • made his third league appearance for Nashville SC 
    • recorded the most minutes played in a match this season with 63 
  • Teal Bunbury 
    • made his 354th career regular season appearance   
    • led the team with six of 15 duels won, including three of eight aerial duels won 
  • Sean Davis led the team with 10 possessions won 
  • Dan Lovitz led the team with three successful dribbles and two chances created
  • Jack Maher led the team in passing accuracy with 31 total passes and 31 accurate passes (100%) 
  • Dax McCarty led the team with three chances created  
  • Hany Mukhtar  
    • served as captain for the seventh time, sixth this season 
    • has led Nashville SC to a 5W-0L-2D record with a +10 goal differential as captain this season 
    • led the team with three shots and two shots on goal 
  • Alex Muyl led the team with three tackles won 
  • Fafà Picault led the team with two interceptions 
  • Joe Willis ended the night second in the league with a save percentage of 81.5% behind San Jose’s Daniel de Sousa Brito (minimum three matches played) 

Box Score:       

Nashville SC (9W-3L-5D, 32 pts.) vs. Toronto FC (3W-5L-10D, 19 pts.)     

June 10, 2023 – BMO Field  

Final Score      
TOR: 1
NSH: 1
Scoring Summary      

TOR: Lorenze Insigne (A: Raoul Petretta) 38’ 

NSH: Randall Leal (Unassisted) 69’ 


NSH: Josh Bauer (caution) 35’ 

TOR: Aime Mabika (caution) 72’ 

NSH Starters: Joe Willis; Dan Lovitz, Lukas MacNaughton (Josh Bauer 27’), Jack Maher, Shaq Moore; Dax McCarty (Aníbal Godoy 75’), Hany Mukhtar (C), Teal Bunbury, Jacob Shaffelburg (Fafà Picault 58’), Alex Muyl (Randall Leal 58’), Sean Davis (Taylor Washington 75’)

Substitutes: Ethan Zubak, Ján Greguš, Tah Brian Anunga, Elliot Panicco 

TOR Starters: Sean Johnson; Aime Mabika, Kobe Franklin, Richie Laryea, Raoul Petretta; Mark-Anthony Kaye (Brandon Servania 81’), Jonathan Osorio (C) (Kosi Thompson 90’), Dandre Kerr (Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty 68’); CJ Sapong, Federico Bernardeschi, Lorenzo Insigne

Substitutes: Cristian Gutierrez, Sigurd Rosted, Ayo Akinola, Shane O’Neil, Tomas Romero, Jordan Perruzza 


Referee: Jon Freemon

AR1: Chris Wattam

AR2: Meghan Mullen

4th OFFICIAL: Mathieu Souare

VAR: Younes Marrakchi

AVAR: Jonathan Johnson

Weather: Clear, 78 degrees