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MLS Regular Season | Match #13

Toronto FC at Nashville SC

Wednesday, May 15 | 8:30 p.m. ET

GEODIS Park | Nashville, Tennessee

TV: MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

English: Tony Husband (Play-by-Play) and Ross Smith (Analyst)

Spanish: Sergio Ruiz (Play-by-Play) and Walter Roque (Analyst)

Toronto FC (6-5-1, 19 pts) visit 2020 MLS expansion club Nashville SC (2-4-5, 11 pts) at GEODIS Park on Wednesday evening. The Matchday 14 encounter kicks off at 8:30 p.m. ET and can be viewed globally on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

Currently in fourth place in the Eastern Conference table, Toronto FC enter Wednesday’s match unbeaten in their last five encounters with Nashville SC, including a victory and a tie recorded in the two head-to-head matchups at GEODIS Park to date. TFC hold an 2W-1L-3T all-time record through their first six regular season meetings with the Boys in Gold across three seasons.


Toronto FC’s 2024 Major League Soccer campaign continues with their seventh road match of the MLS regular season and their first matchup of the season against Nashville SC on Wednesday evening. Following their six away MLS games in 2024, the Reds hold a 52W-159L-69T all-time record (225 points) in MLS regular season matches played on the road.



Toronto FC visit 2020 MLS expansion club Nashville SC for the seventh encounter in the all-time series between the two clubs. TFC hold an 2W-1L-3T record through their first six regular season meetings with the Boys in Gold. The Reds are unbeaten in their last five encounters with the Tennessee-based club and have picked up four points from a possible six in their two matches played at GEODIS Park to date. Toronto FC will be looking for their first road victory against Nashville since recording a dramatic 3-4 victory, courtesy of goals from Federico Bernardeschi, Lorenzo Insigne and a brace from Jonathan Osorio, at GEODIS Park on August 6, 2022.


Toronto FC visit Nashville after falling to New York City FC on Saturday evening in MLS action. The Reds’ second-half comeback fell short despite Federico Bernardeschi’s 55th minute goal and Raoul Petretta’s first goal for the club late in the 89th minute, with the visitors holding on for the 2-3 victory and three points on the night. With the goal, Bernardeschi has now been involved in seven of Toronto FC’s last 10 goals across all competitions, recording four goals and three assists. Prior to the NYCFC clash, the Reds had recorded a five-match win streak across all competitions, picking up victories against New England Revolution, Simcoe County Rovers, Orlando City, FC Dallas and CS Saint-Laurent, from April 20 to May 8 across MLS and Canadian Championship action.



A trio of Nashville SC players have previously represented Toronto FC in their respective MLS careers. Defender Daniel Lovitz was selected 24th overall (second round) by Toronto FC in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft out of Elon University. The Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania native made his club debut against Vancouver Whitecaps in the Canadian Championship on May 14, 2014, and recorded four assists in 47 combined appearances across three seasons (2014 – 2016) for the Reds. Canadian Jacob Shaffelburg joined the TFC Academy in 2016 and became Toronto FC’s ninth Homegrown player to sign a First Team contract on June 21, 2019. The Port Williams, Nova Scotia native made his Reds debut against CA Independiente de la Chorrera in the Concacaf Champions League on February 19, 2019. The winger registered four goals and 12 assists in 61 combined appearances across four seasons (2019 – 2022) with the Reds before joining Nashville SC in August 2022. Canadian Lukas MacNaughton joined Toronto FC from Pacific FC (Canadian Premier League) on January 25, 2022, and made his club debut against New York Red Bulls on March 5. The defender scored one goal and made 31 combined appearances for the Reds across two seasons (2022 – 2023) before joining the Boys in Gold via trade in April 2023. Both Shaffelburg and MacNaughton featured against Forge FC in the 2020 Canadian Championship final, played on June 4, 2022, and helped the Reds lift their eighth Voyageurs Cup in club history.