The Wrap: Nashville SC 1-1 Charlotte Independence

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. Local content In-game updates, halftime reset, and Game story: Nashville launched nine shots in the second half – but only one on goal, a headed effort by Justin Davis that was easily saved by Charlotte keeper Curtis Anderson. A handful of substitutions, including fan favorite Ropapa Mensah, along with winger … Continue reading The Wrap: Nashville SC 1-1 Charlotte Independence

From the film room: Charlotte counters for the lead

Nashville SC dominated the first 14 minutes against Charlotte Saturday. However, the Independence got on the board first. How did it happen? We go to the film. The situation We’re just shy of 14 minutes into the game, and The Boys in Gold have a handle on it. They’ve completed 54/65 passes (83.1%) while Charlotte has had success on only 42/61 (68.9%) of theirs. Nashville … Continue reading From the film room: Charlotte counters for the lead

The Graphical: Nashville SC 1-1 Charlotte Independence

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for insights about Nashville SC’s most recent result. Things did not go great against Charlotte Independence Saturday! Why? Tilted field Nashville SC and Charlotte Independence may have ended up tied in the only stat that matters – the number of goals scored – but it’d be fair to say that NSC dominated this game in … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 1-1 Charlotte Independence

Nashville SC still a work in progress, but it’s time for offensive consistency

Liam Doyle photo from file. Ryan Lassan/For Club and Country. NASHVILLE – Sometimes results are, by their nature, disappointing. That is certainly the case with Nashville’s 1-1 draw against the Charlotte Independence Saturday evening. The Boys in Gold remain one of the USL Championship’s top teams on an aggregate basis, but frustrating outcomes have been unfortunately frequent this year. Whether that’s allowing two late goals to … Continue reading Nashville SC still a work in progress, but it’s time for offensive consistency

Press transcript and video: Gary Smith, Justin Davis, and Darnell King post-Charlotte Independence draw

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and two of his players met with the media after their team’s 1-1 draw against the Charlotte Independence. Watch or read what they had to say here. Coach Gary Smith “I was actually delighted with the first half. I thought we looked very bright, got ourselves into some extremely encouraging areas. Two wide players [Kharlton Belmar and Alan Winn] … Continue reading Press transcript and video: Gary Smith, Justin Davis, and Darnell King post-Charlotte Independence draw