Renasant Recap: Nashville SC Earns 1-1 Draw at GEODIS Park

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 27, 2024) – Nashville SC earned a 1-1 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes tonight at GEODIS Park off the back of a brilliant first half Hany Mukhtar goal. The second half also saw Boys in Gold Walker Zimmerman and Tyler Boyd return to the pitch from injury.

The Midfield Magician: Mukhtar’s 19th minute goal marked his 60th regular season MLS goal in four seasons, and his 100th regular season career goal contribution (60 goals, 40 assists) in 120 games. With his goal, Mukhtar is only the 11th player in MLS history to reach this milestone in 120 games or less.

Everyone at the Castle: Nashville SC will play three of its next four matches at GEODIS Park, with five matches in 21 days, including tonight’s 1-1 draw against the Quakes. The Boys in Gold began their 2024 campaign with 11 matches in 45 days across Concacaf Champions Cup and MLS regular season play.

Next up: The Boys in Gold conclude a two-match homestand when they host CF Montréal at GEODIS Park on Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tickets for the Star Wars Night match are available here.

Match Timeline:

NSH 19’: Hany Mukhtar receives a ball from Alex Muyl and rockets off a shot from outside the box to find the back of the net

SJ 63’: Rodrigues sends a ball from midfield to Jack Skahan, who finds the net to level the match


Nashville SC:

  • is 0W-0L-4D vs. San Jose Earthquakes
  • has played every Californian MLS side this season, with a 0W-1L-2D record
  • has a home record of 1W-1L-4D in the 2024 MLS regular season
  • is 4W-4L-5D all-time in April
  • is 17W-13L-16D vs. Western Conference opponents

Tyler Boyd returned to the pitch for the first time since March 23, 2024 at LAFC after injury

Jack Maher led the team with 97% passing accuracy (minimum 30 passes)

Hany Mukhtar:

  • led the team with six shots on the night
  • recorded his 60th regular season MLS goal
  • has 100 regular season goal contributions with 60 goals and 40 assists

Alex Muyl recorded his first assist since June 17, 2023, also to Hany Mukhtar against St. Louis CITY SC

Sam Surridge led the team with 0.78 expected goals (xG)

Dru Yearwood is Nashville SC’s only player to start all nine MLS matches in 2024

Joe Willis started for the first time since March 23, 2024 at LAFC

Walker Zimmerman returned to the pitch for the first time since a Concacaf Champions Cup Round of 16 matchup against Inter Miami CF on March 7, 2024 after suffering an injury

Box Score:

Nashville SC (1W-3L-5D) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (1W-8L-1D)

April 27, 2024 – GEODIS Park

Final Score:

NSH: 1

SJ: 1

Scoring Summary:

NSH: Hany Mukhtar (A: Alex Muyl) 19’

SJ: Jack Skahan (A: Rodrigues) 63’


NSH: Dan Lovitz (Caution) 4’

SJ: Niko Tsakiris (Caution) 14’

SJ: Benji Kikanovic (Caution) 40’

SJ: Carlos Akapo (Caution) 50’

SJ: Vitor Costa (Caution) 90’


NSH Starters: Joe Willis; Dan Lovitz (Taylor Washington 73’), Jack Maher, Brent Kallman (Walker Zimmerman 77’); Dru Yearwood (Tyler Boyd 77’), Alex Muyl, Sean Davis (Tah Brian Anunga 73’), Aníbal Godoy, Hany Mukhtar (C), Jacob Shaffelburg; Sam Surridge (Teal Bunbury 87’)

Substitutes: Amar Sejdić, Josh Bauer, Elliot Panicco, Ben Martino

SJ Starters: William Yarbrough; Tanner Beason, Rodrigues (Daniel Munie 87’), Carlos Akapo, Vitor Costa; Carlos Gruezo, Jackson Yueill (C), Niko Tsakiris (Jack Skahan 46’); Cristian Espinoza (Paul Marie 89’), Jeremy Ebobisse, Benji Kikanovic (Amahl Pellegrino 46’)

Substitutes: Jamar Ricketts, Ousseni Bouda, Preston Judd, Emmanuel Ochoa, Michael Baldisimo

Match Officials:

Referee: Allen Chapman

AR1: Chris Wattam

AR2: Stefan Tanaka-Freundt

4TH: Pierre-Luc Lauziere

VAR: Joe Dickerson

AVAR: TJ Zablocki

Weather: Clear, 80 degrees