The Wrap: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. The Boys in Gold took home the season sweep in the Tennessee Derby last Wednesday.  Local content Halftime reset and the game story:  Last year’s team couldn’t score consistently? Add the Golden Boot winner – and the runner-up in that race – to the roster. It’s the latter who remains … Continue reading The Wrap: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

From the film room: Quick strike for the Winn

Nashville SC managed to boss the first half against Indy Eleven before sitting back and absorbing pressure after the break. How did the back-breaker happen? The situation Nashville SC has a 1-0 lead on a nice give-and-go play between Daniel Ríos and Michael Reed in the 24th minute. The Boys in Gold have also dominated much of the possession in the contest (and certainly the … Continue reading From the film room: Quick strike for the Winn

The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for insights into Nashville SC’s most recent contest. Today, a look at the club’s first-ever win in Nissan Stadium – a big one over title contenders Indy Eleven. Reed’s return makes for solid central midfield The last edition of this post pointed out how there was room for improvement in the central midfield pairing of … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

Nashville SC wins when the stakes are high

don’t forget to vote in the community player ratings here.  NASHVILLE – Nashville SC fans got a preview of the MLS experience Saturday evening with the Boys in Gold taking the field in Nissan Stadium. Their home venue for the first two years of Major League Soccer play in 2020 and 2021 (and typically the home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans) found its first winner in … Continue reading Nashville SC wins when the stakes are high

Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Ken Tribbett, and Alan Winn after Indy Eleven victory

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and two of his players met the media after a 2-0 win over Indy Eleven. Watch and read their comments here. Gary Smith “I always suspected it would be a very tough and difficult evening, and it proved to be that way. I’ve just said to the guys in there, if you want to beat the best teams and … Continue reading Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Ken Tribbett, and Alan Winn after Indy Eleven victory

Community ratings: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

They’d done it against a bottom-table team on the road in their last outing, and now Nashville SC has knocked off a conference leader by a 2-0 scoreline, this time at home-away-from-home Nissan Stadium. How do you rate the individual players? Get your quick, anonymous votes in for the community ratings here. For more traditional game coverage, check out the postgame story. Continue reading Community ratings: Nashville SC 2-0 Indy Eleven

Nashville SC easily handles Indy Eleven to make a statement in the East

NASHVILLE – Last year’s team couldn’t score consistently? Add the Golden Boot winner – and the runner-up in that race – to the roster. It’s the latter who remains in the mix for the award in 2019, and Daniel Ríos added to his tally with 13th goal of the year, bringing him within one of leader Solomon Asante of Phoenix Rising. (Alas, last year’s champ, … Continue reading Nashville SC easily handles Indy Eleven to make a statement in the East