Leagues Cup Preview: Nashville SC vs. Minnesota United Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Aug 11)
- Nashville SC knocked out Mexican heavyweight Club America in the previous round.
- Minnesota United defeated Toluca by penalties to qualify for the 2023 Leagues Cup.
- Nashville SC is without a single win over Minnesota United in the club history.
Nashville SC vs. Minnesota United is a Leagues Cup quarterfinal game, which will take place at Geodis Park in Nashville on Friday, August 11. The odds favor the home team, but what’s interesting is that Nashville has never won a single game against Minnesota. Will the “Boys in Gold” change that this coming weekend?
How to Watch
- When: Friday, August 11, 2023, at 8:30 p.m ET
- Where: Geodis Park, Nashville, Tennessee
- How to Watch: Apple TV
Neither team’s been too impressive in the 2023 Leagues Cup, with each losing one game, winning one in regulation, and winning one after 90 minutes in the group stage. In the first round of the knockout phase, each team defeated its opponent after a penalty shootout.
Nashville SC beat Club America on penalties after 2-2 in regulation, in a game in which the Mexican side was superior most of the time. America had the ball in its possession for nearly two-thirds of the time, creating more chances than Nashville. However, it’s the “Boys in Gold” who made their chances count.
Minnesota United’s journey to the quarterfinal of the 2023 Leagues Cup saw “Loons” beat Toluca in the first round of the knockouts. They won by penalties after 2-2 in regulation. Minnesota was the inferior side in that game, especially after midfielder Hassani Dotson got sent off in the 72nd minute.
Nashville SC vs. Minnesota United Prediction
This is going to be a very close game, with each team probably focused more on defending than attacking. That said, we’re confident Nashville vs. Minnesota will be decided by penalties after a tie in the 90 minutes of regular time.