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

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: Vancouver Whitecaps vs Orlando City SC – 16.07.2016

Turmoil probably isn’t too harsh word to describe the current plight Orlando City SC find themselves within following the Lions’ 2-0 road loss to New York Red Bulls on Wednesday.

With interim head coach Bobby Murphy now having overseen two fixtures whereby City have failed to register a single goal in his brief tenure, things are far from good right now. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Houston Dynamo – 08.07.2016

Redemption will be in the minds of Orlando City SC players against Houston Dynamo on Friday night after a humiliating 4-0 loss on the road to FC Dallas led to Wednesday’s sacking of Adrian Heath.

Brushed aside with ease in the heat of Toyota Stadium, Frisco last time out, the Lions are currently seventh in the MLS Eastern Conference with 20 points from 16 games played. Continue reading

Adrian Heath’s Orlando City SC sacking: The pros & cons

Fans of Orlando City SC on this side of the Atlantic woke up to the shock sacking of Lions head coach Adrian Heath on Thursday morning.

Is it a good or bad decision? It is certainly not one that has been taken lightly by those with their finger on the button who felt the pros outweighed the cons.

So without further ado, let’s look at the pros and cons ourselves. Continue reading