Mukhtar brace leads Austin to 3-0 win over Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored twice and Joe Willis made three saves on Saturday as Nashville beat Austin 3-0.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored twice and Joe Willis made three saves on Saturday as Nashville beat Austin 3-0.

Mukhtar’s two goals for Nashville (12-9-9) came in the second half, the first in the 82nd minute, assisted by Alex Muyl, and the second in the first minute of second-half stoppage time. , assisted by Shaquell Moore.

Nashville also got a goal from Walker Zimmerman.

Nashville outshot Austin (15-8-6) 12-11 in shots on goal, with seven shots on goal to Austin’s six.

Willis saved all three shots he faced for Nashville. Brad Stuver saved two of the five shots he faced for Austin.

Those teams return to the field on Saturday, with Nashville hosting the LA Galaxy while Austin visits the Seattle Sounders.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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