The Wrap(s): Nashville SC takes four points from Birmingham and Indy

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. In this edition, it’s a double-dip with a win over Birmingham Legion and draw at Indy Eleven. Birmingham Legion Game story: Converting more of those opportunities to provide more scoring is hardly rocket science, and the team is acutely aware of how close they are (but also aware of the … Continue reading The Wrap(s): Nashville SC takes four points from Birmingham and Indy

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

The Graphical: Birmingham Legion 0-1 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for some insights on Nashville SC’s most recent game. A 1-0 road win in the Magic City is today’s source material. Defensive gameplan for the Legion I predicted that this was going to be something of a defensive battle, though I’d certainly expected that Nashville SC would have more success unlocking the Birmingham defense (and … Continue reading The Graphical: Birmingham Legion 0-1 Nashville SC

Nashville SC not necessarily convincing, but victorious in Birmingham

Daniel RĂ­os photo from file. Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country. The lone tally came from the penalty spot as Nashville SC hit the road to down expansion club Birmingham Legion in the Magic City Wednesday evening. Nashville winger Alan Winn won the penalty on a drive into the penalty area, where he was taken down from behind by Legion defender Femi Hollinger-Janzen. NSC leading scorer … Continue reading Nashville SC not necessarily convincing, but victorious in Birmingham