Nashville SC lost 1-2 to LAFC in week 21 of the United States – MLS 2022 tournament and the visit took three points this Sunday. The goal of the match for the locals was scored by Hany Mukhtar (41′ 1T, from a penalty). While the away goals were made by Cristian Arango (26′ 1T) and José Cifuentes (1′ 2T).
In the 45th minute of the second half, Los Angeles FC had a chance to get ahead of the scoreboard with a shot from Ryan Hollingshead that crashed off the post. José Cifuentes had a great performance. The Los Angeles FC midfielder scored 1 goal.
Another player who had a great game was Cristian Arango. The Los Angeles FC attacker shone by converting 1 goal and kicking 4 times. The game was fouled with fouls and the players put in more strong legs. There were several cautioned: Alex Muyl, Tah Brian Anunga, Franco Escobar, Latif Blessing and Randall Leal. Nashville SC manager Gary Smith laid out a 4-5-1 tactical setup with Joe Willis in goal; Eric Miller, Walker Zimmerman, Jack Maher and Daniel Lovitz on defensive line; Alex Muyl, Tah Brian Anunga, Dax McCarty, Randall Leal and Hany Mukhtar in the middle; and CJ Sapong in attack.
For its part, Steve Cherundolo’s team came out with a tactical 4-3-3 arrangement with Maxime Crepeau under the three sticks; Franco Escobar, Jesús Murillo, Giorgio Chiellini and Ryan Hollingshead on defense; José Cifuentes, Ilie Sánchez and Kellyn Acosta in midfield; and Kwadwo Opoku, Cristian Arango and Carlos Vela up front. Drew Fischer was in charge of overseeing the order of play during the match.
On the next day Nashville SC will face FC Cincinnati as a visitor, while LAFC will play as a visitor against Sporting Kansas City.
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