Pitch points has ambition

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up some links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. If you’re not already, follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and if you find any stories you’d like me to share, those channels and e-mail are always open. Transfer rumorz Nashville SC apparently reached out to (outgoing) Stoke City and USMNT defender Geoff Cameron, who … Continue reading Pitch points has ambition

Ratings: Nashville SC 2-0 Colorado Rapids

The streaming platform for US Open Cup games makes the level of rigor for the usual breakdown and player ratings implausible (especially since it totally crashed during a pretty important part of the game), but I won’t leave you hanging after one of the biggest wins in Nashville SC history. Here’s a more traditional 1-10 rating (plus community ratings!) for the big win. Also, US … Continue reading Ratings: Nashville SC 2-0 Colorado Rapids

Community ratings: Nashville SC 2-0 Colorado Rapids

What did you think of the players’ performances in a 2-0 win over Colorado Rapids this evening in US Open Cup play? Have your say in the community player ratings. It’s quick, it’s anonymous, you can have your voice heard! While you’re here: follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and now Instagram. Feel free to share this post with friends, to build a robust voter … Continue reading Community ratings: Nashville SC 2-0 Colorado Rapids

Boys in Gold romp over MLS Colorado Rapids, advance in US Open Cup

NASHVILLE – Against one of the sides struggling most to put together a solid Major League Soccer season, perhaps one of the USL’s stronger side would be considered an upset special. Nashville SC proved this evening that that label is insulting – the better team, the one that should have been considered the favorite, won. Nashville created plenty of chances in the first half, but needed help … Continue reading Boys in Gold romp over MLS Colorado Rapids, advance in US Open Cup

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-0 Colorado Rapids

NASHVILLE – It was a return to the old stomping grounds for Nashville SC, and things couldn’t be sweeter in Vanderbilt Football Stadium’s Dudley Field thus far. Nashville attacked the MLS Colorado Rapids early and often in the first half, and was finally rewarded in the 39th minutes when defender Justin Davis’s lefty cross was deflected into Colorado’s net by Rapid Michael Azira. Nashville had plenty … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-0 Colorado Rapids

Preview: Nashville SC v. Colorado Rapids 2018

Now it gets real. A couple amateur sides were a nice way to ease into the US Open Cup, but suddenly Nashville SC finds itself staring down the barrel of a top-flight side. The essentials Opponent: Colorado Rapids (2-8-2, 14 GF, 22 GA, 12th in MLS West, First Open Cup game) The Line: Nashville +197, Colorado Rapids +125, Draw +229 Time, Location: 7:30 p.m. CDT  • Dudley Field … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Colorado Rapids 2018