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

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

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: Houston Dynamo vs Orlando City SC – 06.05.2017



As part of a demanding double gameweek, there’s no rest for Orlando City SC who travel to Texas to take on Houston Dynamo on Saturday following their narrow 2-1 loss at Toronto FC on Wednesday.

Representing only the second time that the Lions have travelled to BBVA Compass Stadium, the venue was actually the scene of Orlando City SC‘s FIRST EVER MLS victory (0-1) in March 2015. 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

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Colorado Rapids – 29.04.2017



Barring a 2-0 loss at Columbus Crew back on April 1st, Orlando City SC have enjoyed a perfect start to the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign, sitting top of the Eastern Conference after Gameweek 8.

Winning five of our six games so far this season, our home form has been the bedrock on which our fast start has taken place. Pablo Mastroeni’s Colorado Rapids are the latest visitors to the fortress that is Orlando City Stadium on Saturday. 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