STATS PREVIEW: Chicago Fire vs Orlando City SC – 24.06.2017



After picking up a valuable 1-1 draw at Seattle Sounders on Wednesday, Orlando City SC face their second away test in quick succession with a trip to Chicago Fire’s Toyota Park on Saturday.

Veljko Paunović’s Fire are a completely different animal this season and after making some eye-catching winter additions, the Bridgeview-based club currently sit second in the Eastern Conference on 31 points. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Montreal Impact – 17.06.2017



After being embarassed 1-3 by Miami FC in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, it’s a fourth home game in a row for Orlando City SC as Montreal Impact arrive in Central Florida.

Mauro Biello’s Impact travel south after playing out a 1-1 draw at Sporting Kansas City on June 10th with the Lions rested from MLS play since tying that incredibly controversial 0-0 draw with Chicago Fire on June 4th. Continue reading

PLAYER RATINGS: Orlando City SC 2 Sporting Kansas City 2 – 13.05.2017

So Orlando City SC‘s 100% home winning record is over this season but the Lions are still unbeaten at home after tying 2-2 with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.

A topsy turvy game that involved a feisty second-half, the game unfortunately belonged to rookie Sporting KC forward Latif Blessing who twice proved a thorn in Orlando City SC‘s side with a brace. Continue reading

PLAYER RATINGS: Orlando City SC 2 Colorado Rapids 0 – 29.04.2017



Another gameweek has passed by with Orlando City SC claiming yet another three points in our incredible start to the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign.

Defeating Colorado Rapids 2-0 on a sweltering day in Central Florida with the temperature almost hitting 90 degrees at kick-off, Jason Kreis‘ Lions sat top of both the Eastern Conference and the Supporters’ Shield standings come full-time. This is with TWO games in hand on second-placed New York Red Bulls! Continue reading

PLAYER RATINGS: New York City FC 1 Orlando City SC 2 – 23.04.2017



We’re now over a month into the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign and Orlando City SC‘s amazing start to the season shows no signs of stopping.

Earning our first away victory of the season courtesy of a narrow 1-2 win at New York City FC yesterday, Jason Kreis‘ Lions proudly sit top of the Eastern Conference right now with 15 points and TWO games in hand – impressively without the injured Kaká too. Continue reading

New 2017 Orlando City SC squad numbers leaked in friendly



So Orlando City SC ran out 3-1 winners over Saint Louis FC in the first unofficial fixture at Orlando City Stadium yesterday with Kaká (who else!) the first goalscorer at our new facility.

The friendly taught us a few things but one eye-catching factor was the new squad numbers worn by the Lions’ off-season arrivals and those players switching things up for 2017. Continue reading

What formation should Orlando City SC play in 2017?



So with six hours left to run in our latest Orlando City UK poll, it seems the majority of Orlando City SC fans want to see the Lions play a 4-4-2 (Midfield Diamond) formation in 2017.

While we know this is Jason Kreis‘ favoured formation of course, today we’re debating whether our strongest current personnel are best suited to that system, or something different altogether. Continue reading

Experienced trio boost Orlando City SC’s 2017 roster



Orlando City SC headlines are coming thick and fast right now with Luke Boden’s Tampa Bay Rowdies switch and Stewart Kerr’s departure to Vancouver Whitecaps catching the eye on Thursday.

However, Friday’s news surrounded personnel who will be sticking around in 2017 with Kevin Alston, Servando Carrasco and Seb Hines all signing new deals with Orlando City SC. Continue reading