STATS PREVIEW: Real Salt Lake vs Orlando City SC – 30.06.2017



After a massively disappointing 4-0 drubbing at Chicago Fire, Orlando City SC complete the third and final fixture of a demanding three-game road streak at Real Salt Lake on Friday evening.

Travelling to Rio Tinto Stadium after just ONE victory in our last ELEVEN MLS fixtures, the Lions remain in the MLS Cup qualification spots but could really do with a victory to raise morale. 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

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs New York City FC – 05.03.2017



So the day we’ve waited oh so long for is almost here Orlando City SC fans! After what has felt like an absolute eternity, Sunday March 5th is upon us – the Lions’ first ever competitive game at Orlando City Stadium.

It’s ironic that Patrick Vieira’s New York City FC are the first ever visitors to our brand 25,500-seater soccer-specific facility given NYCFC were our first ever MLS opponents back on March 8th 2015 at the Citrus Bowl. 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

5 things you didn’t know about Orlando City SC’s Donny Toia



So MLS Expansion Draft day has come and gone but Orlando City SC have secured their first new signing of the off-season and his name is Donny Toia.

With Jason Kreis‘ Lions signing Toia from Atlanta United in exchange for their natural first-round pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, the left back is an immediate replacement for Mikey Ambrose who joined Gerardo Martino’s side yesterday. Continue reading

Orlando City SC on FIFA 17: Ratings & stats lowdown

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With the hugely anticipated FIFA 17 set for worldwide release on Thursday September 29th, football fans have been busy trawling the internet to see how their favourite stars have been ranked in the game.

Major League Soccer has been included in FIFA releases for a long while now and naturally, we wanted to take a sneak peek at just how Orlando City SC stack up in 2016. Continue reading