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Major League Soccer Action at Exploria Stadium – Orlando City face D.C. United

Orlando City vs. D.C. United

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Major League Soccer action on Sunday as Orlando and D.C. meet at Exploria Stadium – 2:30am GMT.

Orlando currently sitting in seventh place, are four·places lower than third placed D.C., heading into the clash.

With the Major League Soccer season well into its stride, Orlando City have managed to gain 39 points

Orlando have dropped five points in their last two fixtures, drawing 2-2 at Nashville SC and losing 2-1 to New England Revolution.

James O’connor knows that a run of four losses in five fixtures for his Orlando side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With seventh, they currently sit 39 points in the League having won 10 meetings, drawn nine matches, and lost eight games.

When Orlando host D.C., they will do so on the back of seven wins and four darts on their own ground.

Orlando City will have 42 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

D.C. United go into this meeting with 40 points secured

Ben Olsen will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Minnesota United and Cincinnati.

With 40 points, they are established in third in the League having won 12 matches, drawn four meetings, and lost 11 games.

D.C. now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won two games, drawn four games, and lost eight matches matches on the road.

A victory for D.C. United would put them on 43 points.

Orlando City v D.C. United – Head-to-Heads.

Orlando and D.C. have faced each other 12 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Orlando’s favour (6 – 5). Additionally, Orlando recent form against D.C. has been outstanding, winning on five out of the last seven meetings. May 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and D.C. United took all three points winning 0-1.

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