Nashville SC still learning tough lessons after first loss of 2019

Matt LaGrassa’s header forced a bigtime save of Jake Fenlason – and the Saint Louis keeper delivered. Nashville SC made a number of high-profile signings this offseason – and the quality of play has looked improved, accordingly – but not enough to score against a stout Saint Louis FC defense last night. In a high-variance, low-scoring game like soccer, not taking advantage of opportunities can … Continue reading Nashville SC still learning tough lessons after first loss of 2019

Nashville SC suffers late goal for first loss in 2019

Nashville SC held plenty of the ball against Saint Louis FC – the Boys in Gold had 63.9% possession – but couldn’t find that special moment, whereas Saint Louis FC managed to cash in on a late set piece to take down the hosts 1-0 in First Tennessee Park. The teams traded blows throughout the match, with Nashville SC seeming to have much more time … Continue reading Nashville SC suffers late goal for first loss in 2019

Not quite an extended preseason, but Loudoun win shows Nashville still finding form

Mr. Lancaster, please open our scoring for the year. Thank you. Nashville SC learned plenty of lessons during its inaugural season in the USL before ever picking up a win. The Boys in Gold fell on the road to defending (and eventual) champion Louisville City FC, then returned home and drew the Pittsburgh Riverhounds inside cavernous Nissan Stadium. Even when they did pick up their first … Continue reading Not quite an extended preseason, but Loudoun win shows Nashville still finding form

Nashville opens up some second-half offense, beats Loudoun United in season opener

Rainy days have become a regular fixture when the Boys in Gold will take the field, and 2019’s season opener was no difference. The sloppy weather carried over to some of Nashville’s play in the first half, with a number of sterling chances – including Lebo Moloto with the ball at his feet, two yards out from goal, past the keeper – left wanting. However, … Continue reading Nashville opens up some second-half offense, beats Loudoun United in season opener

Evansville trip ends without goals, but has positives for Nashville SC

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Nashville SC earned its first-ever (unofficial) point of Indy Eleven, but neither team left the pitch satisfied after a nil-nil draw at Evansville University Saturday afternoon. The two favorites for the USL Championship’s Eastern Conference crown will have to wait until their first matchup May 25th to find a difference between the sides. Nashville ran out a strong lineup, with MLS signings Daniel … Continue reading Evansville trip ends without goals, but has positives for Nashville SC

Nashville SC downs Lipscomb in tuneup friendly

NASHVILLE – The local pro team may not get as much out of a friendly against a college soccer side as they would against more comparable competition, but Nashville SC still gained plenty from its 4-1 win over Lipscomb University. A mixed lineup of first-choice and squad players managed to race out to a 2-0 lead on a second-minute goal from Tucker Hume and one in … Continue reading Nashville SC downs Lipscomb in tuneup friendly

Nashville SC can’t find goals in rain-soaked friendly loss to New York City FC

NASHVILLE – Nashville SC started steady, then succumbed to the high-powered lineup of New York City FC in a 2-0 friendly loss at First Tennessee Park this evening. The visitors struck on a 28th-minute penalty kick (following a handball in the box by NSC winger Kharlton Belmar) and a 40th-minute blast from just outside the top of the 18-yard box. It should come as no surprise … Continue reading Nashville SC can’t find goals in rain-soaked friendly loss to New York City FC