FC Cincinnati leveled in the 61st minute on a first-time strike by Frankie Amaya. But Nashville quickly regained the lead through Daniel Rios three minutes later and tacked on a penalty kick goal by Derrick Jones in the 83rd minute.
Nashville close out its preseason slate Wednesday night against D.C. United in Tampa, while FC Cincinnati meet KR Reykjavík on Friday afternoon in its final preseason match.
- 20’ — NSH — Jack Maher
- 61’ — FCC — Frankie Amaya
- 64’ — NSH — Daniel Rios
- 83’ — NSH — Derrick Jones (PK)
Nashville SC first-half XI: Joe Willis; Brayan Beckeles, Jack Maher, Ken Tribbett, Taylor Washington; Tah Brian Anunga, Matt LaGrassa, David Accam, Haris Mukhtar, Luke Haakenson; Dominique Badji
Nashville SC second-half XI: Joe Willis; Brayan Beckeles, Miguel Nazarit, Ken Tribbett, Taylor Washington; Tah Brian Anunga, Matt LaGrassa, David Accam, Derrick Jones, Luke Haakenson; Daniel Rios
FC Cincinnati’s lineup information for this closed-door friendly was not available