Nashville Begins Life in the West With 1-0 Win Over Sounders
SEATTLE (AP) — Aníbal Godoy scored his seventh career MLS goal in the 80th minute to give Western Conference newcomer Nashville SC a 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders in the season opener for both teams. Godoy was unmarked at the back post to finish off a cross from Randall Leal. Nashville’s defense deserved credit for the season-opening victory. Seattle failed to get an official shot on goal until Fredy Montero’s weak header in the 87th minute. Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei made three saves.