The Wrap: Memphis 901 FC 0-2 Nashville SC

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 Game story: Nashville would find the final margin shortly after the halftime break. A Memphis possession in Nashville’s box fizzled out – with multiple 901 FC players appealing for a handball on Ockford … Continue reading The Wrap: Memphis 901 FC 0-2 Nashville SC

From the film room: beating the high heat

Let’s take a look at Memphis’s high press – which was actually fairly successful – in last week’s game against Nashville SC. 901 FC almost certainly saw how successful Louisville was pressuring the ball high earlier in the month, and wanted to replicate that success. The situation There were multiple instances of this happening, primarily revolving around Nashville SC attempting to play out of the … Continue reading From the film room: beating the high heat

The Graphical: Memphis 901 FC 0-2 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data from Nashville SC’s most recent game for some insight as to how the result came about, and what it can tell us for the future. If you haven’t yet voted in the player ratings, do so here! The New Guys As is tradition around these parts, let’s take a look at some of what the … Continue reading The Graphical: Memphis 901 FC 0-2 Nashville SC

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