The Wrap: Charleston Battery 3-1 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. Local content Game story: There was a bit of shakeup in the starting lineup, with fan favorite Bradley Bourgeois seeing his first action of the season at right centerback while Ken Tribbett – who had played every minute of the regular season prior to this evening – watched from the … Continue reading The Wrap: Charleston Battery 3-1 Nashville SC

From the film room: Backline breakdown punished by van Schaik

Nashville SC’s defense has been incredibly stout in the run of play this season. Saturday, that wasn’t the case. They allowed more goals from live balls than they previously had all year, by a factor of [divide by zero error]. Let’s break down the first one, an incredible strike from Charleston Battery midfielder Jarad Van Schaik. The situation Nashville SC has been comfortably on the … Continue reading From the film room: Backline breakdown punished by van Schaik

The Graphical: Charleston Battery 3-1 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for insights about the previous Nashville SC game. For more traditional game coverage, try the game story or column. If you like cartoonish representations of a soccer field, on the other hand, this is the post for you. Getting to the spots Nashville SC may have lost to Charleston Battery 3-1 (and 2-0 in the … Continue reading The Graphical: Charleston Battery 3-1 Nashville SC

Everything up for evaluation after Nashville SC struggles in Charleston

Bradley Bourgeois photo from file. Ryan Lassan/For Club and Country Almost no team goes through an entire soccer season undefeated, and that’s especially true in the parity-rich USL. Changing personnel over the course of the season with loans to or from Major League Soccer sides, periods of heavy fixture congestion (and therefore roster rotation), and budgets that tend to prevent major disparities in talent all … Continue reading Everything up for evaluation after Nashville SC struggles in Charleston