Nashville SC have a strong home record as far as MLS football is concerned ahead of their game with Sporting Kansas City (SKC) this weekend. Nashville have not tasted defeat in any of their last 25 games in the music city and they could make it 26 games without defeat with a win or draw when they entertain Sporting Kansas City at GEODIS Park on Sunday.
In their last MLS football encounter, Nashville played out a goalless draw with hosts San Jose Earthquakeson Sunday to take their unbeaten run to five games in all competitions inducing four MLS football games. They are heavy favourites against a Sporting Kansas City side with a solitary win in two months.
Ahead of the visit of Sporting Kansas City, Nashville have improved defensively. They have conceded more than one goal in just one of their last five games in all competitions and that was the 2-2 home draw with Atlanta United last month in the league. With a good defensive record in the past games, Gary Smith and his players are established in one of the playoff spots in the Western Conference. They aresixth on the Western Conference log with 23 points from 15 games. Opponents Sporting Kansas City are the worst team in MLS football this season other than Chicago Fire. Only Chicago Fire in the Eastern Conference have fewer points than Sporting Kansas City. Sporting Kansas City are at the bottom of the Western Conference with 13 points from 16 games, while Chicago Fire are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference with 11 points from 14 games.
Sporting Kansas City are on a losing run in the MLS ahead of their trip to face Nashville. They have lost their last two games in the competition. The visitors have a record of one win, one draw and three defeats in their last five games.