Rios, Nashville top Atlanta United 2-0 for 1st road win

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ATLANTA, GA AUGUST 28: Nashville forward Daniel Rios (14) is embraced by teammates after scoring a goal during the MLS match between Nashville SC and Atlanta United FC on August 28th, 2021 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

ATLANTA (AP) – Daniel Rios’ first goal of the season just before halftime started Nashville to a 2-0 win over Atlanta United, Nashville’s first road win of the season.

Joe Willis made two saves for his league-leading ninth clean sheet. Willis made a great lead pass in extra time that Randall Leal tracked down and put into an open net, sealing the win in the final minute. Nashville moved into a tie for second place in the Eastern Conference.

Atlanta had its four-match winning streak end.

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