Nashville SC gives up a late goal, can’t find the equalizer to win in Saint Louis

Don’t forget to vote – quickly and anonymously – in the Community ratings. Nashville SC could – temporarily, at least – have gone top of the Eastern Conference table with a win in Saint Louis Saturday evening, but it wasn’t the night for the Boys in Gold. Without striker Daniel Ríos for the third straight game as the future MLS player nurses a groin injury, … Continue reading Nashville SC gives up a late goal, can’t find the equalizer to win in Saint Louis

Nashville SC game preview 2019: at Saint Louis FC

Nashville SC had a disappointing result way back in March against Saint Louis FC. That was one of the top teams in all of USL, though, and STLFC is… no longer that. Can the Boys in Gold get a measure of revenge? The essentials Opponent: Saint Louis FC (8-9-8), 32 points, 10th place East. 39.63 ProjPts, 11th in USL East power ratings and 21st in combined … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: at Saint Louis FC

Bye week reset: Early season in the books

Nashville SC has only played three games to date, but with the first free weekend of the year in the books, let’s take a look at some of the things we’ve learned so far in the USL. Nashville has had it tough Most probably didn’t expect it when perusing the early-season schedule before the first kick, but NSC has played the toughest schedule in USL … Continue reading Bye week reset: Early season in the books

The Wrap: Nashville SC 0-1 Saint Louis FC

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. Local content In-game updates and Game story: Nashville SC held plenty of the ball against Saint Louis FC – the Boys in Gold had 63.9% possession – but couldn’t find that special moment, whereas Saint Louis FC managed to cash in on a late set piece to take down the … Continue reading The Wrap: Nashville SC 0-1 Saint Louis FC

From the film room: A new way to find a look at goal

One of Nashville SC’s issues in 2018 was a lack of scoring, and some of that centered around a struggle to create high-value scoring opportunities. While NSC didn’t do much to inspire confidence by way of actually putting the ball into the net Saturday evening, they did generate looks against a very tough Saint Louis FC defense, and their best look at goal came with a … Continue reading From the film room: A new way to find a look at goal

From the film room: Saint Louis breaks the deadlock

I don’t typically write up film room stories on a set piece opportunity unless there’s something particularly interesting to note from them. However, thanks to a couple fairly forthcoming answers on the topic at the postgame press conference, it’s worth at least a look to see how Saint Louis FC scored the game-winner against Nashville SC. The situation Nashville SC has juuuuust missed going into … Continue reading From the film room: Saint Louis breaks the deadlock