Boys in Gold back on the right track with win over Memphis

Don’t forget to vote in the community player ratings! Entering Wednesday’s game against in-state rival Memphis 901 FC, it was fair to question Nashville SC’s form: the Boys in Gold were on two straight one-goal losses, their previous game had been abandoned at halftime due to inclement weather, and before that, they gave up three goals in a home draw against Ottawa Fury. You had … Continue reading Boys in Gold back on the right track with win over Memphis

Nashville completes season sweep of in-state rival

Nashville SC took down Memphis 901 FC for the second time this season, and for the second time, the winning margin was 2-0. The Boys in Gold wouldn’t have to wait until nail-biting time to draw first blood this time around though, with centerback Jimmy Ockford putting the away side ahead late in the first half. The loanee from San Jose Earthquakes – who just … Continue reading Nashville completes season sweep of in-state rival

More flaws in Nashville SC’s game exposed in Derby City

Despite leading for over half the game Saturday evening, it’d be fair to say things didn’t exactly go to plan for Nashville SC. The Boys in Gold ceded massive amounts of possession to host Louisville City FC, ending the game with a 65.4-34.6% disadvantage on the ball. LCFC took 16 shots to just six for Nashville. And yet, the nature of soccer is such that … Continue reading More flaws in Nashville SC’s game exposed in Derby City

Nashville gives up a late pair to lose to Louisville

Nashville SC’s game in Louisville started like a dream. In the 11th minute, striker Daniel Ríos collected a short pass from Cameron Lancaster – a former member of Louisville City FC – and beautifully curled the ball into the corner of the net from outside the corner of the penalty area. The visitors had a 1-0 lead, and needed merely to hold on for dear … Continue reading Nashville gives up a late pair to lose to Louisville

Nashville SC makes a tactical shift, but can’t find a goal in North Carolina

I forgot to take pictures of the actual game, so here’s a baby that I kidnapped while I was there. CARY, N.C. – Through the opening phase of its game against North Carolina FC Saturday evening, something wasn’t quite right with Nashville SC. The Boys in Gold were disconnected in the midfield, toothless in attack, and unable to consistently keep the ball out of their own … Continue reading Nashville SC makes a tactical shift, but can’t find a goal in North Carolina

Nashville continues scoring form, but needs to clean up at the back in draw against Ottawa Fury

Ryan Lassan Photography/For Club and Country NASHVILLE – It’s easy to forget – in the wake of a somewhat disappointing draw against Ottawa Fury Saturday evening – that a performance with serious drawbacks can be considered an impressive one nonetheless. The Fury have given up three goals just two times, including Saturday’s 3-3 result in First Tennessee Park. The other? Nashville’s trip to Bytown back in … Continue reading Nashville continues scoring form, but needs to clean up at the back in draw against Ottawa Fury

Nashville SC settles for a draw against Ottawa Fury

Saturday evening’s matchup pitted two of the hottest teams in the USL Championship against each other. It lived up to the billing with a high-scoring affair – and ultimately, a 3-3 draw for Nashville SC against Ottawa Fury. Both teams were on unbeaten streaks (4-0-4 in the last eight for Ottawa, 4-0-2 for Nashville in their last six), and both walked off the pitch at … Continue reading Nashville SC settles for a draw against Ottawa Fury