Nashville SC will be looking to confirm their playoff spot in the Eastern conference when they take on Columbus Crew at Nissan Stadium in the MLS this week. Match day for this interesting fixture is scheduled to be on 21st October 2021 at 03:30.
Nashville gets into this game on the back of 0-0 MLS stalemate against D.C. United. In that match, they had 47% possession and six shots with two of them on target. D.C. United got 13 attempts with five of them on target.
Columbus Crew on the other side takes this trip following 4-0 MLS success against Inter Miami in their last match. In that game, they had 53% possession, 15 shots with five of them on target and goals scored by Zardes (39′, 64′) and Santos (44′). Inter Miami in that game got seven shots with only one on target and goals by González Pírez (83′ OG).
Three of the last five matches that Nashville and Columbus Crew played in the MLS ended with clean sheets and all the head to head encounters between the two teams ended with only one team scoring.
Nashville performance this season has been commendable. They are eleven points ahead of Columbus Crew at the moment and they lost only one game out of the last ten they played. Columbus Crew won in five out of the last ten games they played, which is unreliable whilst playing against the second-place team.
Nashville SC vs Columbus Crew head to head
This will be the 4th meeting between these two teams. The Crew won in two of the previous matches while the other and most recent one ended in a tie.
- Columbus 0-0 Nashville 22/07/21
- Columbus 2-0 Nashville 30/11/20
- Columbus 2-0 Nashville 20/09/20
- DC United 0-0 Nashville
- New York City 0-0 Nashville
- Nashville 2-2 Orlando
- Chicago 0-0 Nashville
- Miami 1-5 Nashville
- Columbus 4-0 Miami
- Philadelphia 3-0 Columbus
- Columbus 2-0 Cruz Azul
- Columbus 2-1 Montreal
- New England 1-1 Columbus
Nashville SC team news
Gary Smith has a fully fit squad at disposal ready for the Crew.
Columbus Crew team news
The visitors will have to make this trip few players the likes of Kevin Molino, Aidan Morris, Perry Kitchen and Artur who are all sidelined with injuries.
Prediction and odds
- Nashville SC Win
- Double Chance
- Both teams to score (No)