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Sports Willis gets MLS-leading 9th shutout, Nashville tops Montreal

06:56  28 october  2020
06:56  28 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

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(AP) — Joe Willis made four saves for his league- leading seventh shutout of the season and Nashville played Minnesota United to a scoreless draw on Tuesday night in the first Willis came out of his area in the 65th minute to deny Ethan Finley's lofted attempt on a one-on-one breakaway.

Joe Willis made four saves for his league- leading seventh shutout of the season and Nashville played Minnesota United to a scoreless MLS Minnesota United Nashville SC Soccer. Willis came out of his area in the 65th minute to deny Ethan Finley's lofted attempt on a one-on-one breakaway.

HARRISON, N.J. — Randall Leal scored in the 33rd minute, Joe Willis recorded his MLS-leading ninth shutout and Nashville SC beat the Montreal Impact 1-0 on Tuesday night at Red Bull Arena.

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Nashville (7-6-7) is unbeaten in its last four games and moved into seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings. Montreal (7-12-2) has lost four of its last five games, and sits two points above the playoff line.

"We talked about it after every game. Once again, we didn't cover the run," said Impact coach Thierry Henry.

"We don't shoot and we don't cross the ball enough. We find ourselves in good situations, but we don't shoot on goal. We have to congratulate Nashville, who played well. They were alert and their striker made the run and scored."

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Joe Willis made four saves for his league- leading seventh shutout of the season and Nashville played Minnesota United to a scoreless draw on Willis came out of his area in the 65th minute to deny Ethan Finley’s lofted attempt on a one-on-one breakaway. Willis is tied with Columbus’ Eloy

The Montreal Impact take on Nashville SC at 7:00 PM EST on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Willis has totaled 33 shutouts while he has seen 663 shots attempted against him in 13,419 Do not miss out on Doc’s Sports weekend football card highlighted by a top play winner on Saturday and Sunday.

Leal scored his third goal this season. Alex Muyl was fouled near midfield and quickly got up to send a free kick past the defence for a calm finish by Leal.

Willis made two saves and moved ahead of Philadelphia's Andre Blake for the MLS lead in shutouts.

"We did everything to comeback to the score after the mistake on their goal," said Impact midfielder Samuel Piette. "We also lacked opportunism and didn't create enough chances... It's on us to show the passion and desire to try and keep our playoff position."

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Zurkowsky: Floundering Impact remain in playoff hunt despite recent slide .
With two victories in its last 12 games, the argument can be made the Impact doesn’t deserve to make the Major League Soccer playoffs for the first time since 2016. But with 10 of 14 Eastern Conference clubs qualifying for post-season play — the rules have been modified exclusively this season due to the coronavirus pandemic — Montreal incredibly remains above the playoff line, in ninth place, clinging to a berth by the slightest of margins. Despite Sunday night’s 1-0 loss to Orlando City , the Impact, with 23 points, remains ahead of Chicago, Atlanta United, Inter Miami and D.C. United, all five clubs separated by two points.

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