Nashville Soccer Club Falls on the Road to NE Revolution 

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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

Match Timeline

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

Box Score:

Nashville SC (2W-1L-1D, 7 pts.) vs. New England Revolution (3W-1L-0D, 9 pts.)

March 18, 2023…

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