The Graphical: Nashville SC 5-1 Swope Park Rangers

Welcome to The Graphical, wherein I mine the Opta data for insights on Nashville SC’s latest game. Without time to devote to the Open Cup win over an amateur side, let’s dive into Saturday’s big win over Mike Jacobs’s (and several players’) former club. Nothin’ until it was too late The teams ended level on shots in this one, but that’s pretty misleading as to … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 5-1 Swope Park Rangers

Offensive breakout eases feelings for Nashville SC with lighter stretch on the way

Daniel Ríos photo from file. NASHVILLE – Although Nashville SC has been one of the top teams in the USL Championship so far this season, it’s fair to question just how successful they can be against other high-caliber sides: home losses to Saint Louis FC and Tampa Bay Rowdies, a road flop at Charleston Battery, and even dropping points in a tie at the Pittsburgh Riverhounds … Continue reading Offensive breakout eases feelings for Nashville SC with lighter stretch on the way

Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Kharlton Belmar, and Alan Winn post-Swope Park Rangers

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and some of his players addressed the eedia after their team’s 5-1 win over Swope Park Rangers. Watch and read what they had to say here. Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith How do you evaluate the offensive performance? “From the very outset, it was a very positive, bright and purposeful start. To be perfectly honest, after Wednesday night, … Continue reading Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Kharlton Belmar, and Alan Winn post-Swope Park Rangers

Nashville SC takes home comfortable win against Swope Park Rangers

NASHVILLE – Nashville SC got on the board early, with Daniel Ríos scoring in the sixth minute, and they got on the board often, with Ríos adding a second and assisting Alan Winn, and Winn’s fellow winger Kharlton Belmar adding a goal of his own in the second half to cap the Nashville scoring. Swope Park Rangers would add a goal of their own – Nashville … Continue reading Nashville SC takes home comfortable win against Swope Park Rangers

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Sporting Kansas City 2

A second home defeat of the year is in the books. Can the Boys in Gold rebounds against a struggling Sporting Kansas City affiliate? The essentials Opponent: Swope Park Rangers (1-2-4). 17th place USL East • 17th place USL East power ratings. Time, Location: Saturday, May 11 7:00 p.m. CDT  • First Tennessee Park Weather: 70ºF, 43% chance of rain, 74% humidity, 4 MPH Westerly winds Follow: USL Gametracker … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Sporting Kansas City 2