The Wrap(s): Charlotte, New York, Charleston

Triple-wrap, y’all. This is The Wrap, wherein I round up content both from this space and abroad about Nashville SC’s latest games.  Since I combined three games into one GIFs post, find moving images from wins over Charlotte and Charleston and the loss to NYRBII here. Charlotte Independence 1-3 Nashville SC Game story: The tension left the scoreline pretty early in the second half, but … Continue reading The Wrap(s): Charlotte, New York, Charleston

Triple GIFening: Charlotte, New York, Charleston

It’s been a little while since we’ve had one of these posts, yeah? Let’s let ’em rip all at once. I didn’t comb the broadcast as fine-toothedly (it’s a word now, deal with it) as usual, in attempt to get this done, but there are still plenty of big moments to memorialize. Charlotte Independence 1-3 Nashville SC Nashville SC 1-2 New York Red Bulls II … Continue reading Triple GIFening: Charlotte, New York, Charleston

The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-1 Charleston Battery

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I – several days later than intended – mine the Opta data (or sometimes other stats) for some insights about recent Nashville SC games. in this edition, the club’s first-ever win over Charleston Battery. Late-half letdown Charleston’s initial goal, in the 43rd minute, came totally against the run of play. Prior to the goal, Nashville had a 53.9%-46.1% advantage in … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-1 Charleston Battery

Nashville SC responds to adversity and Akinyode earns all three points

If you haven’t yet, don’t forget to vote in the Community Ratings and read the game story. Nashville SC’s Saturday evening game against Charleston Battery was one of the lowest lows: giving up a late first-half goal to the Battery after dominating the opening 45, and having a game-winning goal in the final minute incorrectly ruled out for offside. It also saw some of the … Continue reading Nashville SC responds to adversity and Akinyode earns all three points

Akinyode stunner is a last-kick winner for the Boys in Gold

Through 93 minutes and 20 seconds of play, it looked like Nashville SC would be robbed of a result by a poor decision from the center official. Bolu Akinyode had different plans. The Nashville central midfielder saw the ball ricochet off his chest, played it with the left knee, and wound up with the same leg, whipping it through the laces. A fortunate deflection from … Continue reading Akinyode stunner is a last-kick winner for the Boys in Gold

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Charleston Battery

Nashville SC has lost one and drawn one against Charleston Battery this year (with the second a penalty-shootout loss). Can the club get its first-ever win against the Battery. The essentials Opponent: Charleston Battery (7-6-9), 30 points, ninth place East. 47.92 ProjPts, 9th in USL East power ratings and 22nd in combined table Pure Power. Time, Location: Saturday, Aug. 24 7:00 p.m. CDT First Tennessee Park (tickets … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Charleston Battery