Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Eastern Conference playoff contenders

The final piece of the overview of the Eastern Conference: the six teams that made the playoffs in the conference last year and are back to defend (aside from Nashville, which I’ll cover in a different way for obvious reasons). See the arrivals and departures and the non-playoff teams here. The East was much stronger than the West in spots 1-8 last year, whereas the … Continue reading Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Eastern Conference playoff contenders

Nashville SC earns second draw of the season against Baby Bulls

Editor’s note: WordPress devoured an earlier version of this post, published from the pressbox Saturday night. All that remained was the title and top image – no text – so this is a total re-write. Apologies for the technical difficulties and for the delay in getting it up. I, uh, don’t get paid a dime for writing this site, and honestly just didn’t feel like … Continue reading Nashville SC earns second draw of the season against Baby Bulls

The Wrap: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

After each game, I provide a handy recap of all the content related to that outing so you can find everything you need to get knowledgable about what went down. As always, if I missed anything, hit the comments, or the inbox via Twitter, Facebook, or e-mail (and follow those social media outlets while you’re there). Local Content   Halftime reset. Game story: Ropapa Mensah … Continue reading The Wrap: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

Breakdown and player ratings: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

I took a look at the film to rate the players’ performances, make other observations we may have missed live, and more. Quick note: my ratings are on a proprietary (some might say arbitrary) scale, and are not on the traditional 1-10 scale. Community ratings, however, are on the traditional scale. You can contribute to those each week. Tactics and formation Nashville went 4-4-2 in … Continue reading Breakdown and player ratings: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

The Graphical: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, in which I mine the Opta data for insights as to how Nashville SC’s most recent result came about. You can also see more conventional game coverage from the New York draw here at For Club and Country. Playing wide and deep Shoutout to Tyler Damme for pointing this out on Twitter: Nashville SC has trouble involving the center of the … Continue reading The Graphical: New York Red Bulls II 1-1 Nashville SC

Nashville growing into its offense, can’t quite finish against New York Red Bulls II

Want to contribute to community player ratings? Do so here within the next couple days to have your voice heard! A road draw against New York Red Bulls II is hardly something to be ashamed of: prior to Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Nashville SC, the Baby Bulls were 3-0 in Red Bull Arena, with 12 goals scored and just three conceded. All things considered, taking … Continue reading Nashville growing into its offense, can’t quite finish against New York Red Bulls II