STATS PREVIEW: Portland Timbers vs Orlando City SC – 24.09.2017

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With just five 2017 regular season fixtures remaining, the rest of Orlando City SC‘s season is all about keeping pride intact.

Drawing 3-3 at Atlanta United last weekend in one of the most entertaining MLS games all season, Jason Kreis’ side now make the long trip to Oregon to face Portland Timbers. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps – 26.08.2017

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Win and hope for the best! That’s all Orlando City SC need to do right now with Jason Kreis‘ Lions still five points beneath the red line following Gameweek 25.

Only managing a 1-1 draw with Columbus Crew last time out, Orlando City SC really needed a victory but a second successive home game is just what we need at the minute. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: San Jose Earthquakes vs Orlando City SC – 17.05.2017



After their 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, Jason KreisOrlando City SC now hop aboard a five-hour flight to California to take on San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday evening.

The Lions’ first ever trip to the Quakes’ Avaya Stadium home given 2015’s head-to-head (1-1) took place at Levi’s Stadium, Orlando City SC will be looking for a much better road performance this time around. 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

What role will Victor ‘PC’ Giro play for Orlando City SC?



In the week that Luke Boden confirmed his Orlando City SC exit by thanking Lions fans for six years of support, Jason Kreis‘ Lions signed extra cover at left back yesterday.

Indeed, 22-year-old Brazilian Victor Giro – otherwise known as ‘PC‘ – became Orlando City SC‘s fourth off-season arrival, penning a four-year contract at Orlando City Stadium. Continue reading