Wednesday will be a first for City. The boys will introduce themselves to Nashville SC at Exploria Stadium on Wednesday night at 7:30 pm ET. Here is what you need to know about the MLS expansion side taking on the Lions:
Key Transactions and Player News
The latest news out of Nashville has been the acquisitions of midfielder Alex Muyl on August 13th from New York Red Bulls and the signing of free agent keeper Brady Scott.
The key figures to keep an eye on are defender Walker Zimmerman along with midfielders Hany Mukhtar, Randall Leal and Dax McCarty.
The injury report: Ken Tribbett (calf injury) is listed as out, while Eric Miller (adductor injury) and Jimmy Medranda (hip injury) are listed as questionable.
Take a look at Nashville's full expansion roster here.
Nashville is 1-3-1 in their five MLS matches this season. The expansion side is 1-1-1 since their return to regular season play after missing out on the MLS is Back Tournament with a number of positive COVID tests.
Nashville has been held scoreless in three matches and has yet to score more than one goal.
The all-time series stands at 0-0-0 with no previous meetings in other competitions.
Rasmussen College Fact
City is 1-1-0 against expansion sides this season.