From Club release:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2022) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today that it will kick off the 2022 Preseason on Monday, Jan. 17 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Nashville SC’s 2022 Preseason will consist of three phases and five preseason matches.
At the conclusion of the first phase of preseason in Bradenton, the Boys in Gold will return to Music City through Feb. 5. They will then travel to Tampa, Fla. for the final leg of its preseason.
The Boys in Gold will participate in a total of five preseason matches, including a match against, 2022 expansion side Charlotte FC on Feb. 8 at IMG Academy.
Nashville SC will wrap up its preseason competition against Philadelphia Union on Feb. 18, a side that the Boys in Gold met in the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Nashville SC will see Philadelphia again on May 1 in the most anticipated moment of Nashville’s 2022 calendar, the opening of the largest soccer specific stadium in the United States and Canada.Nashville SC release
NASHVILLE SC PRESEASON CALENDAR:
|Jan. 28, 2022||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Feb. 8, 2022||Charlotte FC||3 p.m. ET||IMG Academy|
|Feb. 12, 2022||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Feb. 15, 2022||FC Cincinnati||12 p.m. ET||Clearwater, Fla.|
|Feb. 18, 2022||Philadelphia Union||12 p.m. ET||Clearwater, Fla.|
Three MLS opponents are scheduled so far, with opposition possibly coming from outside the league for the final two friendlies (NSC played Swedish Allsvenskan club IF Elfsborg and USL’s Louisville City in 2020, and had Louisville and Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2021, while a friendly against Birmingham Legion was scuttled due to transportation issues).
Nashville will face all three of these teams during the regular season, including the inaugural game at the new Nashville SC stadium against the Union on May. 1.