The Wrap: Nashville SC 3-1 Charleston Battery (USL Playoffs 2019)

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from the last Nashville SC game. The Boys in Gold advanced in the playoffs for the first time ever. Let’s run through it all. Local content The halftime reset and game story: NASHVILLE – Survive and advance szn is upon us, and Nashville SC has taken care of business in its first 2019 playoff match. The Boys in … Continue reading The Wrap: Nashville SC 3-1 Charleston Battery (USL Playoffs 2019)

From the film room: Nashville SC presses to earn the opener

Welcome to the film room, wherein I break down how certain plays happened in Nashville SC’s most recent game. Today, a rarely-used high press leads to an easy tally. The situation It’s early in the first half against Charleston Battery in the first round (second? the league has never been super-clear about proper nomenclature with the play-in games) of the 2019 USL Championship playoffs. Neither … Continue reading From the film room: Nashville SC presses to earn the opener

The Graphical: Nashville SC 3-1 Charleston Battery

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta game data (and this time, some of my own data) to get insights about Nashville SC’s most recent performance. Today, it’s a 3-1 win against the Charleston Battery in the USL Championship playoffs. If you haven’t yet, please vote in the Community Ratings for this game before Friday morning! Token pressure high, Shut down low Nashville … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 3-1 Charleston Battery

Nashville SC makes its statement of intent by comfortably dispatching Charleston Battery

NASHVILLE – Through three games against Charleston Battery in 2019 – two in the USL Championship’s regular season, and one in the U.S. Open Cup – the Boys in Gold saw each possible result: a win, a loss, and a draw (with Charleston using the draw and a penalty shootout to advance in that Open Cup game). The Boys in Gold certainly entered the playoffs with … Continue reading Nashville SC makes its statement of intent by comfortably dispatching Charleston Battery

Postgame press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Daniel Ríos, and Derrick Jones after 3-1 win

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith, striker Daniel Ríos, and midfielder Derrick Jones met with the media after a 3-1 win in the playoffs. Watch or read their thoughts on the victory over the Charleston Battery here. Gary Smith “I’m absolutely delighted to win the first playoff game in the club’s history at home in front of our own fans. There’s a lot of tension … Continue reading Postgame press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Daniel Ríos, and Derrick Jones after 3-1 win