Penalties, goals and highlights: Philadelphia Union 1 (2)-(0) Nashville SC in Playoffs MLS 2021


8:23 PMa year ago

Philadelphia, to the final

After a 1-1 draw in regular time, Philadelphia eliminated Nashville on penalty kicks to advance to the MLS Eastern Conference.

Their opponent will be announced on Tuesday, and will be the winner of the match between New England and NYC FC.

8:19 PMa year ago

Philadelphia 2-0 Nashville

Walker Zimmerman misses his penalty kick, and it's all over: Philadelphia advances to the Eastern Conference Final.
8:18 PMa year ago

Philadelphia 2-0 Nashville

Alex Muyl charges rather poorly and Nashivlle pulls away from winning.

Jack McGlynn charges correctly and Philadelphia extends the lead.

8:17 PMa year ago

Philadelphia 1-0 Nashville

Sergio Santos misses his shot; still, Philadelphia remains on top after two shots.
8:16 PMa year ago

Philadelphia 1-0 Nashville

Andre Blake! Again, the home keeper does his job and saves Aníbal Godoy's shot.
8:15 PMa year ago

Philadelphia 1-0 Nashville

Philadelphia's goal! Jack Elliott scores and gives the home team the lead.
8:14 PMa year ago

Philadelphia 0-0 Nashville

Andre Blake! The home goalkeeper blocks Hany Mukhtar's shot.
8:10 PMa year ago

Overtime is over!

There will be penalty kicks! After 120 minutes, Philadelphia and Nashville tied at one, and in a few moments the Eastern Conference finalist will be known.
7:58 PMa year ago


The second overtime is already underway.
7:52 PMa year ago

The first overtime ends!

Philadelphia has been superior to Nashville, but has not been able to be convincing in the opportunities they have had.
7:36 PMa year ago

First overtime begins!

Philadelphia Union 1-1 Nashville SC is resumed.
7:35 PMa year ago

Regular time ends!

The score remains tied after 90', so there will be overtime to find out which team will advance to the Eastern Conference final.
7:15 PMa year ago


It doesn't count! Philadelphia Union's goal is disallowed for an infringement inside the box.
6:59 PMa year ago


Close! Sergio Santos's shot is too close and goes wide. Philadelphia miss an important opportunity.
6:54 PMa year ago


Philadelphia Union makes its first move: Sergio Santos replaces Leon Flach, who leaves due to injury.
6:42 PMa year ago

Second Half begins!

Philadelphia Union 1-1 Nashville SC is underway again.
6:30 PMa year ago

The first half is over!

Nothing for nobody! Philadelphia and Nashville are tied at one, in the 2021 MLS Eastern Conference semifinals.
(Photo: PU)
(Photo: PU)
6:29 PMa year ago


After a rebound, Dániel Gazdag shoots inside the box to level the score.
6:22 PMa year ago


With this score, Nashville SC is winning.  
6:18 PMa year ago


After a good service from Eric Miller, Hany Mukhtar headed the ball into the box to give the visitors the lead.
6:03 PMa year ago


Gradually, Philadelphia took possession of the ball, but struggled to generate dangerous chances.
5:50 PMa year ago


Both teams started with a good rhythm, and little by little they have been progressing better in attack.
5:40 PMa year ago

The match is underway!

The ball is rolling! Philadelphia Union and Nashvilles SC are already facing each other.
5:26 PMa year ago

The Nashville fans are present

Little by little, the stadium begins to fill up, including fans of the visiting team, who arrive like this.
5:21 PMa year ago

Philadelphia, final details.

With just a few minutes to go before kickoff, the home team is about to complete its warm-up.
5:11 PMa year ago

Nashville SC: substitutes

L. Haakenson; A. Danladi, J. Anibaba, B. Anunga, B. Meredith, J. Cádiz, A. Loba, T. Washington y A. Muyl.
5:10 PMa year ago

Philadelphia Union: substitutes

S. Santos, P. Aaronson, C. Burke, N. Harriel, Ilsinho, M. Freese, S. Findlay, J. McGlynn & J. Bueno.
5:08 PMa year ago

Nashvilles SC: confirmed lineup

J. Willis; D. Lovitz, J. Maher, W. Zimmerman, A. Johnston, E. Miller, A. Godoy, D. McCarty, R. Leal, A. Godoy, H. Mukhtar y C. Sapong.
5:06 PMa year ago

Philadelphia Union: confirmed lineup

A. Blake; A. Powell, J. Glesnes, J. Elliott, K. Wagner, L. Flach, J. Martínez, A. Bedoya, J. Monteiro, D. Gazdag & K. Przybylko.
4:55 PMa year ago

History between Philadelphia Union and Nashville SC

Due to the short time the visiting franchise has been in existence, they have only met twice in MLS, and so far, one win per club has been recorded.
4:54 PMa year ago

Referee designations for the Philadelphia vs Nashville game

The center referee for this game will be Allen Chapman; Ian Anderson, first line; Cameron Blanchard, second assistant; Victor Rivas, fourth official; Jorge Gonzalez, VAR; and Chris Elliott, AVAR.
4:49 PMa year ago

Let's get started!

In almost an hour, the Philadelphia Union and Nashville SC will face each other in the quest to become the first finalist of the 2021 MLS Eastern Conference.

For now, both teams are already installed in the stadium, and in a few minutes they will warm up.

4:44 PMa year ago

Tune in here Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC Live Score

In a few moments we will share with you the starting Philadelphia vs Nashville live, as well as the latest information from Subaru Park. Stay tuned for up-to-the-minute live coverage of the match on VAVEL.
4:39 PMa year ago

How to watch Philadelphia vs Nashville Live Stream on TV and Online?

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4:34 PMa year ago

Nashville SC: last lineup

J. Willis; E. Miller, A. Johnston, W. Zimmerman, J. Maher, D. Lovitz, R. Leal, D. McCarty, A. Godoy, H. Mukhtar, C. Sapong.
4:29 PMa year ago

Philadelphia Union: last lineup

A. Blake; A. Powell, J. Glesnes, J. Elliot, K. Wagner, A. Bedoya, J. Martínez, L. Flach, D. Gazdag, P. Aaronson, K. Przybylko.
4:24 PMa year ago

How did Nashville SC advance?

Meanwhile, the squad coached by Gary Smith placed third with 54 points, and later, in the previous round, defeated Orlando City 3-1, with goals from Hany Mukhtar (2) and Jhonder Cadiz.
(Photo: Nashville SC)
(Photo: Nashville SC)
4:19 PMa year ago

How did Philaldephia Union get there?

The team coached by Jim Curtin placed second with 54 points, and then, in the previous round, defeated New York Red Bull 1-0 in extra time, with a goal by Jakob Glesnes.
(Photo: Getty)
(Photo: Getty)
4:14 PMa year ago

First Eastern finalist to be determined

This Sunday afternoon, Philadelphia and Nashville will face each other in the quest to continue advancing in the competition; the match will be played in the state of Pennsylvania, as Union was in a better position than Tennessee during the regular season.
4:09 PMa year ago

Eastern Conference Semifinals

This Sunday, the two series belonging to this sector will be played, which will be New England (institution that advanced directly as the leader) vs New York City FC and Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC.
4:04 PMa year ago

Major League Soccer Eastern Conference

The clubs that qualified for the Playoffs in this division were the top seven in the overall standings during the regular phase: New England, Philadelphia Union, Nashville SC, New York City FC, Atlanta United and New York Red Bull.
3:59 PMa year ago

2021 MLS Playoffs

The Major League Soccer postseason is contested by 14 teams, 7 from each conference, and each phase will be played in a single match.

The leader of each division will advance directly to the semifinals of its sector, while the other six will compete in the first round, in search of the three available places; thereafter, there will be semifinals and finals per sector.

In the end, the winner of the East and the West will face each other in search of the MLS Cup title.

3:54 PMa year ago

Welcome to’s coverage of the MLS Eastern Conference Semifinals 2021: Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC Live Updates!

My name is Alan Rodriguez and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, score updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.