From the film room: Numbers forward, Nashville creates a chance

Nashville SC had a big offensive day – and it could have been bigger with better finishing – against Hartford Athletic Sunday. Let’s go to the film to see how one of their chances was created. The situation Neither team has generated much offense, though Nashville has controlled possession and been closer to that moment on a couple occasions. Still, having the majority of the … Continue reading From the film room: Numbers forward, Nashville creates a chance

The Graphical: Hartford Athletic 2-3 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for insights into the most recent Nashville SC game. Today, a comeback win in the Nutmeg State. Pepper ’em Nashville SC got off a bunch of shots. In fact, 32 shots was not only a club record, but 33% higher than the previous club record. There was plenty of offensive build, even if it didn’t necessarily … Continue reading The Graphical: Hartford Athletic 2-3 Nashville SC

Pitch points has ambition

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up some links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. If you’re not already, follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and if you find any stories you’d like me to share, those channels and e-mail are always open. Transfer rumorz Nashville SC apparently reached out to (outgoing) Stoke City and USMNT defender Geoff Cameron, who … Continue reading Pitch points has ambition

Nashville SC tilts the field and finds a winner against Hartford Athletic

Cameron Lancaster photo from file. Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country It’s be easy to look at the teams’ respective records and say that Nashville SC had every expectation of blowing out Hartford Athletic Sunday afternoon. However, the expansion side has found a run of form recently, and its home games (after starting the year as road warriors) have gone much better than those outside of … Continue reading Nashville SC tilts the field and finds a winner against Hartford Athletic

USL power ratings: June 17, 2019

Welcome to the USL power ratings! Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. Table Power This rating method combines points per game with the quality of opposition played (also measured in points per game). It’s blind to home/away splits as well as scoring margin. The goal is to project a final table … Continue reading USL power ratings: June 17, 2019