The Wrap: Saint Louis FC 1-0 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from the last Nashville SC game. A disappointing result in the Gateway to the West a week ago is today’s subject matter. Local content The game story: Russell Cicerone found the winner for the hosts in the 77th minute, intercepting a headed pass in Nashville’s end before cutting onto his left foot and striking into the … Continue reading The Wrap: Saint Louis FC 1-0 Nashville SC

From the film room: Saint Louis presses to find a winner

It’s the penultimate day of the game week, I think. If you haven’t yet voted in the community ratings from the Saint Louis FC contest, please do so. The Wrap coming Saturday morning. Nashville SC’s result Saturday evening was disappointing. A lack of offense gave Saint Louis the opportunity to win the game in a single moment, and Russell Cicerone provided exactly that boost to … Continue reading From the film room: Saint Louis presses to find a winner

From the film room: Nashville SC can’t beat a compact block

Saint Louis FC beat Nashville 1-0 Saturday afternoon, and given the scoreline, it should come as no surprise that the hosts put together a strong defensive performance. How’d they get it done? The situation Neither team created a ton of offensive opportunities Saturday evening. The game remained deadlocked at 0-0 through much of regulation. Nashville stuck to its 3-5-2 (until after Saint Louis finally broke … Continue reading From the film room: Nashville SC can’t beat a compact block

The Graphical: Saint Louis FC 1-0 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for some insight about Nashville SC’s most recent game. Today, a disappointing loss to Saint Louis FC. The big switch? Darnell King mentioned a specific gameplan item in the postgame press conference. We get precious few morsels of that thought process (though many more this year than we did in 2018), so I always like … Continue reading The Graphical: Saint Louis FC 1-0 Nashville SC

Lackluster offense leaves the door open, and Saint Louis FC struts through to beat Nashville SC

Russell Cicerone found a 77th-minute winner for the hosts. Nashville SC has had one of the best offenses and one of the best defenses in the USL’s Eastern Conference over the course of the season. Saturday evening in Saint Louis, though, only one of them showed up. Nashville SC couldn’t muster much with the ball at their feet, and that gave host Saint Louis FC the … Continue reading Lackluster offense leaves the door open, and Saint Louis FC struts through to beat Nashville SC