March 18, 2023 – Major League Soccer (MLS) – Nashville SC News Release
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Nashville Soccer Club fell 1-0 to the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night. Nashville SC conceded the first goal of the season, snapping a streak of 322 minutes.
Still On The Right Path: Despite falling to New England, Nashville SC is off to its best start through the first four matches of a season in its MLS history with seven points. Nashville’s second-best start through four matches came in 2021 with six points.
Second All-Time In MLS History: Midfielder Dax McCarty moved into second all-time in MLS history for starts by an outfield player passing Jeff Larentowicz. McCarty has 398 MLS regular season starts.
Greguš Debut: Midfielder Ján Greguš made his Nashville SC debut registering 11 minutes as a second half sub. Greguš signed with Nashville SC on Friday.
Next Match: Nashville SC will return home to GEODIS Park next Saturday, March 25 to take on Eastern Conference foe FC Cincinnati at 7:30 p.m. CT. Limited tickets are available at www.NashvilleSC.com/Tickets.
NE 52′: New England’s Gustavo Bou straddles the onside line and finds himself 1v1 with Nashville SC’s Jack Maher, Bou delivers a shot top near corner to score
* Nashville SC: * recorded a season-high 14 shots tonight * had a higher expected goals total than New England (1.07-1.03) * attempted more passes (492-464) and had a higher passing percentage (79.1-78) than New England * is the only team in MLS to not allow a goal in the first half of a match this season * conceded the first goal of a match for the first time this season * suffered its first defeat in club history to New England * conceded its first goal in its MLS history at Gillette Stadium * will return home to next week where the club has scored all of its goals this season * Teal Bunbury * made his 341st career regular season appearance * returned to face New England for the first time since he was traded to Nashville * Ján Greguš earned a 92 percent passing accuracy in 25 attempts * Jack Maher led the team with five clearances * Dax McCarty * attempted 66 passes tonight, the most of any Nashville SC player this season * led the team with 77 touches * Jacob Shaffelburg attempted five shots tonight, the most by a Nashville SC player in 2023 * Joe Willis recorded a season-high four saves tonight * Walker Zimmerman led the team in expected goals with 0.41
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