Nippert Stadium sees Thursday action as Cin take on Nashville – 1:30am GMT.
Nashville currently sit in second place as they travel to fourteenth placed Cin.
Cincinnati’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 20 points this season
Cin have dropped all six points in their last two games, a disappointing run of form, which Yoann Damet will be keen to turn around in this fixture.
Also, Yoann Damet knows that a run of 11 losses in 12 meetings for his Cin side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With 20 points (4W, 19L and 8D), they are established in fourteenth position in the League having won four games, drawn eight meetings, and lost 19 matches.
Playing at home, Cin have won one game, drawn five games, and lost nine fixtures.
A victory for Cincinnati would put them on 23 points.
Nashville SC arrive at this game, having secured 49 points so far this season
Gary Smith will know at the end of this next match, whether Nashville’s season is back on track, having lost their last fixture and drawn against Columbus Crew before that.
Also, Nashville are quickly becoming the Major League Soccer’s draw specialists, having recorded five in their last six games. With 49 points, they currently sit second in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 11 wins, 4 losses and 16 draws having won 11 fixtures, drawn 16 games, and lost four matches.
Nashville’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Cin. In the 15 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three meetings, drawn eight matches, and lost four games.
A win in this fixture, would take Nashville SC’s points from 49 to 52, so far this season.
Good atacking and defensive team
So far, Nashville’s defence has been outstanding, as they have conceded 28 goals. Nashville will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (47). Their stand out attacking players have been Bryan, Joseph, and Tor.
Cincinnati v Nashville SC – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels both teams have previously faced each other two times with the result being one victory and one draw for Cin. Also, in the last one game between these two sides, the game has ended in a draw.
Players to watch
For Cin, Beckham is one of the top performing players after having scored
in 31 League matches so far, while Bryan has netted
in 31 League fixtures for Nashville.
Other players of note for Cin are Kenneth and Benjamin with respectively and for Nashville are Joseph and Tor with respectively.