Benitez scores, Minnesota United wins 2-1 over Nashville

August 15, 2022 GMT
Nashville SC midfielder Sean Davis (54) gets past Minnesota United midfielder Kervin Arriaga (33) during the first half of an MLS soccer match at Geodis Park, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
Nashville SC midfielder Sean Davis (54) gets past Minnesota United midfielder Kervin Arriaga (33) during the first half of an MLS soccer match at Geodis Park, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
Nashville SC midfielder Sean Davis (54) gets past Minnesota United midfielder Kervin Arriaga (33) during the first half of an MLS soccer match at Geodis Park, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
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Nashville SC midfielder Sean Davis (54) gets past Minnesota United midfielder Kervin Arriaga (33) during the first half of an MLS soccer match at Geodis Park, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
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Nashville SC midfielder Sean Davis (54) gets past Minnesota United midfielder Kervin Arriaga (33) during the first half of an MLS soccer match at Geodis Park, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alan Benitez scored the deciding goal in a 2-1 win for Minnesota United over Nashville on Sunday.

Benitez scored the game-winning goal in the 75th minute to put United (11-9-5) ahead 2-1.

United also got one goal from Franco Fragapane.

Hany Mukhtar scored the only goal for Nashville (8-9-9).

United outshot Nashville 4-3. Both teams had three shots on goal.

Dayne St. Clair saved two of the three shots he faced for United. Joe Willis saved one of the three shots he faced for Nashville.

Minnesota set a club record with its sixth road win of the season.

United plays at home on Saturday against Austin, while Nashville will host Dallas on Sunday.

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