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 Sporting Kansas City – 13.05.2017

Orlando City SC received a big reality check in Gameweek 9 with Jason Kreis‘ Lions beaten twice in quick succession against Toronto FC (2-1) and then Houston Dynamo (4-0).

What looked a demanding two-game away streak on paper turned out that way but still boasting a 100% win record at Orlando City Stadium, Saturday’s home game with Sporting Kansas City provides a chance to bounce back. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Stoke City – 27.07.2016

There’s something entirely different for Orlando City SC supporters to look forward to this Wednesday evening as the Lions welcome Stoke City to Titan Soccer Complex in a mid-season friendly.

The Premier League outfit became an official affiliate club to Orlando City SC back in May 2016 and as part of the agreement, this glamorous friendly was scheduled among other benefits. Continue reading

Orlando City SC after Adrian Heath: Four key areas to address

So Adrian Heath is out of the door at Orlando City SC after eight years of loyal, devoted service to the club.

He’s been there since the start and his overall record speaks for itself including two USL Championship triumphs while successfully guiding the Lions through their first Major League Soccer campaign with a respectable, if slightly unlucky, finish. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Sporting Kansas City vs Orlando City SC – 15.05.16

Playing out their fifth draw of the 2016 Major League Soccer season when tying 1-1 with New York Red Bulls at Camping World Stadium last time out, Orlando City SC currently sit fifth in the Eastern Conference.

Still just four points off current table-toppers Montreal Impact, it is incredibly tight in the East right now but the Lions have only won a single game at home – against Portland Timbers (4-1) – so far this season. Continue reading

Orlando City and D.C. United to fight for another overseas star?

The two clubs battled it out in a long-winded saga to land Antonio Nocerino in the summer and now both Orlando City SC and D.C. United could clash once more for the signature of Gabriel Torres.

That is according to a recent report emerging from Central America which claims the former Colorado Rapids Designated Player could be heading back to Major League Soccer. Continue reading