Nashville SC game preview 2019: Charleston Battery

Nashville SC has lost one and drawn one against Charleston Battery this year (with the second a penalty-shootout loss). Can the club get its first-ever win against the Battery. The essentials Opponent: Charleston Battery (7-6-9), 30 points, ninth place East. 47.92 ProjPts, 9th in USL East power ratings and 22nd in combined table Pure Power. Time, Location: Saturday, Aug. 24 7:00 p.m. CDT First Tennessee Park (tickets … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Charleston Battery

The Graphical: Charlotte Independence 1-3 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data to glean some insight about how Nashville SC’s recents games played out. Today, I throw it back to the weekend for a comfortable road win against Charlotte independence. Manning the middle The overall possession stats aren’t hyper-impressive for Nashville SC: the Boys in Gold had just a 51.3-48.7% advantage over the course of the game. … Continue reading The Graphical: Charlotte Independence 1-3 Nashville SC

Nashville SC provides stadium update, renderings

Nashville SC CEO Ian Ayre provided a stadium update to the Nashville Sports Authority Board this morning, including several new renderings of the Major League Soccer stadium:   The key points from Ayre’s presentation include an updated expenditure (the ownership group will invest $50-70 million additional capital – unless the initial $225 million in bonds, it is not municipal financing that the group will pay … Continue reading Nashville SC provides stadium update, renderings

Nashville SC loses a man, then the game against New York Red Bulls II

NASHVILLE – Last time Nashville SC played New York Red Bulls II, they went into the half with a 2-1 lead before the contest was abandoned due to weather. Wednesday evening, the game was finished, and the scoreline went in the opposite direction. The visiting Baby Bulls scored late in the first half and then midway through the second for the win. Nashville started on the … Continue reading Nashville SC loses a man, then the game against New York Red Bulls II

Postgame presser video and transcript: Gary Smith and Ken Tribbett after NYRBII loss

Nashville SC took a tough result in First Tennessee Park Wednesday evening. Hear from head coach Gary Smith on the game’s controversial moment, and goal-scorer Ken Tribbett – or read the comments in their entirety. Head coach Gary Smith “I’ve not even looked at these statistics. My eyes normally give me a good view and a good appreciation of what went on. We started the … Continue reading Postgame presser video and transcript: Gary Smith and Ken Tribbett after NYRBII loss

Nashville SC finishes game against NYRBII with a final score involved

NASHVILLE – An otherwise competitive, compelling, and exciting game was spoiled by a questionable officiating decision in the second half Wednesday evening, facilitating a sour 2-1 win for New York Red Bulls II. Center official Jon Freemon overruled his linesman – who was standing just feet away from the play in question – and issued a second yellow card to Nashville SC defender Forrest Lasso in … Continue reading Nashville SC finishes game against NYRBII with a final score involved