From the film room: Winn makes a chance out of the high press

Nashville SC didn’t experience a lot of joy against Birmingham Legion, but managed to come away with a win. That was largely thanks to one play (in two parts) by winger Alan Winn. The situation It’s the 62nd minute, and the teams are scoreless. Both Birmingham Legion and Nashville SC have had a couple chances (the former on counters, the latter by building up through … Continue reading From the film room: Winn makes a chance out of the high press

Postgame presser and transcript: Nashville SC 1(0)-1(3) Charleston Battery

Nashville SC fell to Charleston Battery on penalty kicks Wednesday evening. NSC head coach Gary Smith and players Matt LaGrassa and Kharlton Belmar met with the media afterwards. Watch and read what they had to say here. Stay tuned at the end for a bonus with Battery head coach Mike Anhaeuser. Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith “It unfolded and turned out almost exactly how … Continue reading Postgame presser and transcript: Nashville SC 1(0)-1(3) Charleston Battery

Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Derrick Jones, and Alan Winn post-Tormenta FC 2

Nashville SC began its US Open Cup run last night with a win over USL League Two side South Georgia Tormenta FC 2. What did head coach Gary Smith and his players think of the battle? Watch or read here. Coach Gary Smith “Always pleased to advance in the Cup. It’s completely different to league play. You’ve got to get yourself in the winning column … Continue reading Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Derrick Jones, and Alan Winn post-Tormenta FC 2

Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Kharlton Belmar, and Alan Winn post-Swope Park Rangers

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and some of his players addressed the eedia after their team’s 5-1 win over Swope Park Rangers. Watch and read what they had to say here. Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith How do you evaluate the offensive performance? “From the very outset, it was a very positive, bright and purposeful start. To be perfectly honest, after Wednesday night, … Continue reading Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Kharlton Belmar, and Alan Winn post-Swope Park Rangers

Bye week reset: Early season in the books

Nashville SC has only played three games to date, but with the first free weekend of the year in the books, let’s take a look at some of the things we’ve learned so far in the USL. Nashville has had it tough Most probably didn’t expect it when perusing the early-season schedule before the first kick, but NSC has played the toughest schedule in USL … Continue reading Bye week reset: Early season in the books

The Graphical: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for some insights into why each game ended with the result it did.  Nashville SC earned a 1-1 draw against New York Red Bulls II in Montclair, N.J. Sunday afternoon. However, the way it happened will leave the Boys in Gold bitter they didn’t come away with all three points. What were some of the statistically … Continue reading The Graphical: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

A final look at the NYCFC loss and finding some offense

We’re a few days (and on my part, a couple viewings, with plenty of note-taking) removed from Nashville SC’s 2-0 loss to New York City FC. What did a couple more viewings reveal? Offense is a work in progress After last year’s output, it’s understandable to feel skeptical or uneasy about Nashville SC’s inability to generate a ton of looks at net in this game. … Continue reading A final look at the NYCFC loss and finding some offense