The Wrap: Nashville SC 0-2 New York City FC

Hey! I wrote plenty of content about Friday’s Nashville SC loss to New York City FC (though it’s just a small slice of what I’ll have for USL regular-reason games and Open Cup matches). Here’s a rundown of it all, plus what I could find across the internet, in case you missed anything… Local content Halftime reset and quick postgame story. Press conference video and … Continue reading The Wrap: Nashville SC 0-2 New York City FC

A final look at the NYCFC loss and finding some offense

We’re a few days (and on my part, a couple viewings, with plenty of note-taking) removed from Nashville SC’s 2-0 loss to New York City FC. What did a couple more viewings reveal? Offense is a work in progress After last year’s output, it’s understandable to feel skeptical or uneasy about Nashville SC’s inability to generate a ton of looks at net in this game. … Continue reading A final look at the NYCFC loss and finding some offense

NYCFC loss shows Nashville SC preseason is still a work in progress

Nashville SC’s game against New York City FC Friday evening didn’t go according to plan. The MLS side struck early with a penalty-kick goal, and shortly before the half with a moment of individual brilliance from designated player signing Alexandru Mitriță. They were able to comfortably ride out the second half while inserting a handful of subs over the course of the game. The visitors … Continue reading NYCFC loss shows Nashville SC preseason is still a work in progress

Transcript: Gary Smith and players after NYCFC loss

Full transcript from head coach Gary Smith and players Ken Tribbett and Connor Sparrow after Nashville SC’s 2-0 loss to NYCFC in a preseason friendly, with pool quotes from other players, as well. See video from the media portion here. Gary Smith “I honestly thought that the game was a terrific exercise for us for many, many, many different reasons. It was great to see … Continue reading Transcript: Gary Smith and players after NYCFC loss

Nashville SC can’t find goals in rain-soaked friendly loss to New York City FC

NASHVILLE – Nashville SC started steady, then succumbed to the high-powered lineup of New York City FC in a 2-0 friendly loss at First Tennessee Park this evening. The visitors struck on a 28th-minute penalty kick (following a handball in the box by NSC winger Kharlton Belmar) and a 40th-minute blast from just outside the top of the 18-yard box. It should come as no surprise … Continue reading Nashville SC can’t find goals in rain-soaked friendly loss to New York City FC

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 0-2 New York City FC

NASHVILLE – Friday evening’s friendly against Major League Soccer competition began well, with Nashville SC controlling much of the run of play against New York City FC. However, the visitors’ quality ultimately showed through after an unlucky play for Nashville opened the floodgates. After NYCFC began to tilt the possession, a looping corner kick bounced and struck Nashville winger Kharlton Belmar in the left hand at … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 0-2 New York City FC