Presser transcript: Gary Smith after 1-0 win against Montreal Impact

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith spoke with the media after Wednesday evening’s 1-0 friendly victory over Montreal Impact. Ready his full comments here. “I have to be honest: I was very, very pleased with the way the guys went about their business tonight. There was a discussion that we all had before the game about trying to find that extra edge and creating a … Continue reading Presser transcript: Gary Smith after 1-0 win against Montreal Impact

Nashville SC gets the lone goal to defeat Montreal Impact in preseason friendly

Another game in the books, and another win for Nashville SC during the 2020 preseason. The Boys in Gold are hot with their second consecutive victory, defeating Montreal Impact 1-0 in St. Petersburg, Florida Wednesday evening. Dominique Badji found the lone goal of the evening, nodding home a Taylor Washington cross in the second half of the game to break the scoreless deadlock. “I have … Continue reading Nashville SC gets the lone goal to defeat Montreal Impact in preseason friendly

Nashville SC 2020 preseason preview: Montreal Impact

He’ll be on the opposite touchline today It is time for more soccer. This is against another MLS team. That team is the Montreal Impact. The essentials Opponent: Montreal Impact (12-17-5 last season) • 41 points, 9th place MLS East, missed playoffs. No. 13 MLS offense, No. 9 MLS defense (xG Power Ratings). Time, Location: Wednesday Feb. 12, 6:00 p.m. CST (7:00 local) • Al … Continue reading Nashville SC 2020 preseason preview: Montreal Impact

How USL to MLS expansion sides built their rosters

Hey, that’s a couple MLS guys! MLS is a league that’s growing at a rapid pace: since 2009, the league has added 11 teams, with three more (including our own Nashville SC) slated to join over the next two years. The franchises that have joined MLS have built their inaugural rosters through a variety of mechanisms – basically any way you can do it, they … Continue reading How USL to MLS expansion sides built their rosters

Nashville SC planning to grow from friendly loss

Taking the field at IMG Academy in sunny Central Florida yesterday, Nashville SC knew that they had a tough task: Montreal Impact was just one result away from being in the MLS playoffs last year, boasts one of the league’s top attacking talents in midfielder Ignacio Piatti, and added Houston Dynamo’s productive striker Maxi Urruti in the offseason. Piatti didn’t take the field for the … Continue reading Nashville SC planning to grow from friendly loss

Nashville falls 2-0 to Montreal Impact in preseason friendly

Much like last year’s initial game in Bradenton (a 0-0 draw against the Chicago Fire), Nashville SC’s contest against the Montreal Impact didn’t provide a lot to write home about. The first half passed with much of the action coming on corner kicks for the Boys in Gold, with a couple near-misses in the mix, per NSC social media. Five corner kicks in the half … Continue reading Nashville falls 2-0 to Montreal Impact in preseason friendly

Preview: Nashville SC v. Montreal Impact 2019 (preseason friendly)

And so it begins. Finally, the Boys in Gold will be able to “kick somebody else” as centerback Bradley Bourgeois put it last week. The essentials Opponent: Montreal Impact (14-16-4, 43 points, 7th place MLS East in 2018) Time, Location: Wednesday, Feb. 6 3:00 p.m. CST (4:00 p.m. Local)  • Bradenton, Fla. Event: Preseason friendly Weather: 76ºF, 3% chance of rain, 72% humidity, 7 MPH SE winds Follow: @NashvilleSC, … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Montreal Impact 2019 (preseason friendly)