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Kacper Przybylko scored on a penalty kick, Andre Blake had his career-high 11th shutout of the season and the Union beat Nashville 1-0.
Nashville’s Taylor Washington was called for a handball in the box and Przybylko converted from the spot in the 18th minute.
Philly (13-8-10, tied for 2nd in MLS East) has won four straight home games including shutouts in the last three.
Nashville (11-4-16) lost for the first time since a 2-1 defeat by Toronto FC on Sept. 18. The club is tied with the New England Revolution — the points leader in all of MLS — for fewest losses this season.
Blake finished with one save.