From the film room: Forward ambition

Last year’s Nashville SC team was extremely sound defensively, but left something to be desired when it came to offensive punch. This year’s squad has been even better defensively to date (0.4 GPG allowed, compared to 0.91 last season), but has also managed to make vast strides offensively. Indeed, while last year the Boys in Gold scored 1.24 goals per game, this year’s unit is at … Continue reading From the film room: Forward ambition

Boys in Gold headed to Murfreesboro for US Open Cup

Middle Tennessee’s campus. From club release: CHICAGO (April 17, 2019) – U.S. Soccer announced its 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Second Round pairings and host scenarios on Wednesday afternoon. As a part of the announcement, Nashville Soccer Club will play the winner of the First Round matchup between Chattanooga Red Wolves SC (USL League One) and South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 (USL League Two) on … Continue reading Boys in Gold headed to Murfreesboro for US Open Cup

The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-0 Memphis 901 FC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for insights from Nashville SC’s most recent game. A 2-0 in-state rivalry win is today’s source material. Breaking the lines Whereas Nashville SC was mostly content to dominate on the flanks in last week’s win over Ottawa Fury FC, they spent plenty of time trying to play through the Memphis defense. This was particularly notable … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-0 Memphis 901 FC