Nashville SC playoffs preview 2019: Indy Eleven

Nashville SC and Indy Eleven began the year as the two favorites in the Eastern Conference. One will end it at the hands of the other in the conference semifinal playoff match. The essentials Opponent: Indy Eleven (19-9-6 regular season) • 3rd place USL East • 8th USL power ratings (5th East) Time, Location: Saturday Nov. 2, 7:00 p.m. CDT • First Tennessee Park (tickets still available) Weather: 47ºF, 2% … Continue reading Nashville SC playoffs preview 2019: Indy Eleven

Nashville SC playoffs preview 2019: Charleston Battery

It is here. Nashville SC’s first home playoff game is upon us, with the Boys in Gold hosting a team against whom they have a 1-1-1 record this season. None is more important than the rubber match. The essentials Opponent: Charleston Battery (11-10-13 Regular season) • 9th place USL East • 18th USL power ratings (9th East) Time, Location: Saturday Oct. 26, 7:00 p.m. CDT • First Tennessee Park … Continue reading Nashville SC playoffs preview 2019: Charleston Battery

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Atlanta United 2

Nashville SC has exorcised a couple demons from earlier in the season over the past week-plus. Will that apply against a team that they previously beat in a closer-than-expected battle? The essentials Opponent: Atlanta United 2 (9-16-8) • 14th place USL East • 15th place USL East power ratings and 32nd place combined-table Pure Power (5th East) Time, Location: Saturday Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m. CDT • First Tennessee … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Atlanta United 2

Nashville SC game preview 2019: North Carolina FC

Nashville SC had a disappointing road result against North Carolina FC earlier this Summer. Can an NSC team hitting its stride take down an NCFC team that’s lost ground in the time since? The essentials Opponent: North Carolina FC (15-9-8) • 7th place USL East • 7th place USL East power ratings and 6th place combined-table Pure Power (5th East) Time, Location: Saturday Oct. 12, 7:00 p.m. CDT … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: North Carolina FC

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Louisville City FC

Nashville couldn’t hold a lead in Derby City. Can the Boys in Gold earn a better result on the return trip? The essentials Opponent: Louisville City FC (15-7-9) • 51 points, 6th place USL East • 6th place USL East power ratings and 10th place combined-table Pure Power (7th East) Time, Location: Tuesday Oct. 8, 7:00 p.m. CDT • First Tennessee Park Weather: 70ºF, 3% chance of rain, 58% … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Louisville City FC

Nashville SC game preview 2019: at Loudoun United

Nashville managed to pull away from Loudoun United in the second half of the season-opening game, but both teams are in very different places now. Can NSC take control even earlier, or will they stumble in metro D.C.? The essentials Opponent: Loudoun United FC (7-15-6), 27 points, 15th place East. 31-32 ProjPts, 15rd in USL East power ratings and 29th in combined-table Pure Power. Time, Location: Saturday, … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: at Loudoun United

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Nashville SC’s first game against Birmingham Legion was one of the team’s earliest games of the year, was back in May. Both teams are in a very different place by now. The essentials Opponent: Pittsburgh Riverhounds  (14-4-9), 51 points, 5th place East. 64.43 ProjPts, 3rd in USL East power ratings and 6th in combined-table Pure Power. Time, Location: Saturday, Sept. 21 • 7:00 p.m. CDT. • First … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Pittsburgh Riverhounds