Robert Castellanos scored in his first MLS appearance to lift Nashville SC to a 1-1 draw against Toronto FC on Sunday evening at BMO Field.

Castellanos' header off Dave Romney's throw-in cancelled out Omar Gonzalez's flick of Yeferson Soteldo's free kick to help Nashville earn a fourth draw in five away trips this season.

Gonzalez's goal was his first since 2019, as Toronto extended their unbeaten run to five matches despite an unexpected injury absence from Alejandro Pozuelo, the reigning Landon Donovan MLS MVP.

But the Reds have settled for three 1-1 draws at home now under interim manager Javier Perez, making them 2W-0L-3D since parting ways with ex-manager Chris Armas.

Toronto believed they deserved a penalty kick in second-half stoppage time for Castellanos' challenge on Richie Laryea, but referee Fotis Bozakos soon blew for full time without a Video Review.

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