Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Non-playoff teams

The USL’s Eastern Conference was a fun ride last year: there were a handful of teams right near the top, before FC Cincinnati took things to another level (and a couple sides, including Nashville SC, fell down the table a bit). Let’s take a look at those sides that missed the Eastern Conference playoffs, but will try to make it this year. Keep in mind … Continue reading Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Non-playoff teams

Boys in Gold prevail on the road, take down ATL UTD 2

Nashville SC’s road form has been iffy at best this year (they’re the 16th-best side in USL away from home, and fifth-best at First Tennessee Park and Nissan Stadium), but some of those demons were erased Wednesday night with a 2-0 takedown of Atlanta United 2.  Ropapa Mensah banged home the rebound from an Ish Jome shot in the seventh minute, while Hume did the … Continue reading Boys in Gold prevail on the road, take down ATL UTD 2

Preview: Nashville SC @ Atlanta United 2 2018

Nashville has only (ever) beaten one team twice: that’s Atlanta United 2, whom they swept at home earlier this Summer. Now, that have a chance to go 3-0 against the Baby Five Stripes by taking the show on the road. The essentials Opponent: Atlanta United 2 (5-15-8 USL). 29 GF, 61 GA so far in 2018, 14th in USL East, 14th in USL East Power Ratings and … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC @ Atlanta United 2 2018

Nashville SC uses first pro goal from Taylor Washington to knock off Atlanta United 2

Are Cinderella Man references weird or lame in the year 2018? I hope not, because less than a month after easily dispatching Atlanta United 2 less than a month ago, Nashville SC probably felt a lot like Jim Braddock’s opponents in the movie version of his story: “That ain’t the same guy.” The ATL UTD 2 team that Nashville took on Wednesday evening had a starting … Continue reading Nashville SC uses first pro goal from Taylor Washington to knock off Atlanta United 2

Preview: Nashville SC v. Atlanta United 2 2018, round two

Last time we met Atlanta United 2 – which wasn’t particularly long ago – Nashville SC was in a position that’s actually pretty similar to the one they find themselves in today: struggling. The win over ATL UTD 2 less than a month ago came easily, but didn’t change momentum for the better. Will we see more of the same tonight? The essentials Opponent: Atlanta United … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Atlanta United 2 2018, round two

Breakdown and player ratings: Nashville SC 3-0 Atlanta United 2

A major bounceback game for Nashville SC was spearheaded by some familiar faces. How did NSC get back on the right side of the ledger? Quick note: my ratings are score-based after a film review, and on a scale that… there’s technically no range but anything over 15 is generally good and under 9 or so is bad for a full game worth of performance. … Continue reading Breakdown and player ratings: Nashville SC 3-0 Atlanta United 2

The Graphical: Nashville SC 3-0 Atlanta United 2

Welcome to The Graphical, in which I mine the Opta data for insights as to how Nashville SC’s most recent result came about. You can also see more conventional game coverage from the big win here at For Club and Country, and don’t forget to vote in community player ratings before the deadline, coming tomorrow or Wednesday. An even matchup Nashville ASC dominated on the scoreboard, … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 3-0 Atlanta United 2