The Wrap(s): Nashville SC beats Hartford, draws Bethlehem

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from recent Nashville SC game(s). The Boys in Gold handled business midweek and then faltered slightly over the weekend ten days ago. Nashville SC 4-0 Hartford Athletic The game story: Mads Jørgensen definitely didn’t mean to break Michael Reed’s leg*. He just as certainly didn’t have intent to do serious harm to him. There’s a reasonable chance he … Continue reading The Wrap(s): Nashville SC beats Hartford, draws Bethlehem

From the film room: Bunker-busting

Nashville SC played against a Bethlehem Steel team that had little interest in winning the game just over a week ago. They played for the draw, and ultimately got it. How did Nashville try to get the job done? The situation Since this is more an over-arching thematic tactical decision, the game-long trends are more important then any specific situation. Of course, Nashville was on … Continue reading From the film room: Bunker-busting

The Graphical: Nashville SC 0-0 Bethlehem Steel

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for pictures or stats that help tell the story of Nashville SC games. Today, it’s the week-old Bethlehem Steel game as I continue trying to play catch-up after an intense period with a lot of games… that is still ongoing.  Don’t try to win, you won’t lose As I’ve mentioned several times since the contest, … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 0-0 Bethlehem Steel

Nashville SC draws Bethlehem Steel at home

This will be both game story and column for the game – and therefore maybe a little bit longer than usual – since I was unable to write a gamer earlier.  NASHVILLE – Earning 13 out of 15 possible points in its past five games is nothing for Nashville SC to turn up its nose at, but Saturday’s end of a four-game winning streak – a … Continue reading Nashville SC draws Bethlehem Steel at home

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Bethlehem Steel

The bizarre circumstances of the last game against Bethlehem overshadowed what was ultimately a dominant win for Nashville. Can they repeat the feat at home? The essentials Opponent: Bethlehem Steel (6-12-4) • 13th place USL East • 14th place USL East power ratings and 28th place combined-table Pure Power (13th East) Time, Location: Saturday, Aug. 10 7:00 p.m. CDT • First Tennessee Park Weather: 87ºF, 3% chance of rain, … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Bethlehem Steel

The Wrap: Bethlehem Steel 1-4 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. This time around, it’s a big road win in Philadelphia. Local content Given the lack of press facilities at the stadium, no story from halftime, but here’s the Game story: Bethlehem’s James Chambers – A USL stalwart and the Steel’s oldest player by nearly a decade – opened the scoring … Continue reading The Wrap: Bethlehem Steel 1-4 Nashville SC