Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-1 New York Red Bulls II

NASHVILLE – When Nashville SC and New York Red Bulls II initially met up at First Tennessee Park, the Baby Bulls got off to a fast start and Nashville SC came back to lead at halftime. With that contest abandoned due to weather, the rematch has played out in almost opposite fashion. Nashville dominated the early going, with midfielder Ken Tribbett putting the Boys in Gold … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-1 New York Red Bulls II

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

NASHVILLE – A battle between two of the Eastern Conference’s best teams looks like a coming-out party for Nashville SC through one half of play. At the break, the lead is 2-0 to the Boys in Gold. Daniel Ríos played a give-and-go with midfielder Michael Reed in the 24th minute, with the MLS-bound striker slotting home right-footed to give the hosts the lead. That saw the … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-1 Ottawa Fury

NASHVILLE – Nashville SC controlled the run of play in the first half, ceding possession to Ottawa but making it count when they did have the ball. Although NSC had just 41/9% possession, repeated runs in behind the Fury defense saw them take nine shots inside the offensive penalty area to just three for Ottawa. If not for a strong performance from Fury keeper Callum Irving … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-1 Ottawa Fury

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 0-1 Charleston Battery, US Open Cup third round

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Nashville SC controlled the run of play, with 61.7% of possession and a 10-4 shot advantage, but Charleston Battery made the most of its opportunities in the first half of third-round US Open Cup play. Soccer is a game of moments, and the Battery found theirs. Striker Nicque Daley got the visitors on board from a counter-attack sprung by wingback Romario Piggott. Daley’s … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 0-1 Charleston Battery, US Open Cup third round

Nashville SC has to settle for a home draw against Charlotte Independence

NASHVILLE – An exciting first half saw Nashville throw pressure upon pressure at the goal of Charlotte Independence, but only score once. The second was a different story, with the Independence reasonably content to settle for a draw after reaching halftime level at 1-1, and neither team could find the difference-maker. Dominic Oduro scored for Charlotte in the 15th minute, and Lebo Moloto responded by … Continue reading Nashville SC has to settle for a home draw against Charlotte Independence

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-1 Charlotte Independence

NASHVILLE – Things aren’t quite going according to plan for Nashville SC, with the Charlotte Independence nicking an early goal against the run of play, but the Boys in gold enter the halftime break having drawn level. It’s a goal apiece from First Tennessee Park. Nashville poured on pressure early, and has built a sizable 11-4 advantage in shots taken, but MLS veteran Dominic Oduro tallied … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 1-1 Charlotte Independence

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 2-1 South Georgia Tormenta FC 2

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – It wasn’t a perfect first half for Nashville SC – they allowed too much pressure in the defensive end, and ultimately conceded in the 43rd minute, but with goals from Ropapa Mensah and Alan Winn, the team takes a 2-1 lead into halftime. Mensah was played through on a Winn long ball up the middle, and hammered the ball home to open the … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 2-1 South Georgia Tormenta FC 2