NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Hany Mukhtar scored twice in the initial half and Nashville SC rolled to a 4-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday.
It took Mukhtar just 5 minutes to get the net for the very first time. Jacob Shaffelburg stretched the result in 2-0 with an objective his to begin the growing season in the 26th minute and Mukhtar notched his brace in the 33rd to send Nashville (9-9-9) into halftime with a 3-0 lead.
Mukhtar is second in the league with 16 goals this year, two behind Austin FCs Sebastin Driussi in the race for the Golden Boot.
Dave Romney capped the scoring for Nashville in the 72nd minute along with his third goal.
Joe Willis never faced a go on goal in posting a clean sheet for Nashville. Maarten Paes had four saves for Dallas (11-8-9).
Nashville came in having lost two straight in the home for the very first time in club history. The team is 2-4-2 in its last eight home matches after losing just twice in its first 35 (including playoffs).
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