Know Your Opponent | Nashville SC

Know Your Opponent | Nashville SC

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


Team Form 

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. 
 

Head-to-Head

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. 

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September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.