Dejan Joveljic scores in 86th minute as Galaxy edge road-weary Nashville 1-0

The Galaxy's Dejan Joveljic battles Houston Dynamo forward Carlos Darwin Quintero on Oct. 20, 2021.
Dejan Joveljic, pictured at right in a game last season, scored the only goal in the 86th minute Saturday night as the Galaxy beat Nashville 1-0.
(Michael Wyke / Associated Press)

Dejan Joveljic scored in the 86th minute to lift the Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Nashville in an MLS game Saturday night at Dignity Health Sports Park.

Derrick Williams picked up an assist on Joveljic’s game-winner for the Galaxy (5-2-1), who are 3-0-1 in their last four games.

The Galaxy outshot Nashville (3-3-2) 13-3 with a 5-1 edge in shots on goal.

Jonathan Bond saved the one shot he faced for the Galaxy.

Joe Willis saved four of the five shots he faced for Nashville, which has opened the season with eight straight road games.