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Nashville SCNSH
 0-1F. Brillant  3'
C. Kwabena Sapong  14' 1-1 
C. Kwabena Sapong  31' 2-1 
H. Mukhtar  37' 3-1 
 3-2O. Kamara  41'
A. Muyl  80' 4-2 
A. Muyl (p) 87' 5-2 
DCUF. Brillant  3' 0-1
NSHC. Kwabena Sapong  14' 1-1
NSHC. Kwabena Sapong  31' 2-1
NSHH. Mukhtar  37' 3-1
DCUO. Kamara  41' 3-2
NSHA. Muyl  80' 4-2
NSHA. Muyl (p) 87' 5-2
HT: 3-2
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Sapong, Muyl lead Nashville to 5-2 win over DC United

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) C.J. Sapong and Alex Muyl each scored two goals and Nashville beat D.C. United 5-2 on Sunday night.

After Frederic Brillant headed home a corner kick by Julian Gressel to open the scoring for D.C. United in the third minute, Sapong answered in the 14th and gave Nashville (7-2-10) the lead for good when his header, off a perfectly placed cross by Hany Mukhtar, made it 2-1 in the 31st minute.

Mukhtar added a goal in the 37th before Ola Kamara scored to pull D.C. United (8-8-3) to 3-2 just before halftime. Kamara has scored in each of the last seven games and has eight goals over that span.

Muyl beat goalkeeper Jon Kempin with a roller in the 80th minute and converted from the penalty spot in the 87th to cap the scoring. The 25-year-old Muyl had his first multi-goal game March 16, 2019, for the New York Red Bulls.

Updated August 15, 2021

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