Major League Soccer – Orlando City to face Nashville SC on Match-day 44

Orlando City vs. Nashville SC

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Sunday Major League Soccer action from Exploria Stadium, as Orlando take on Nashville.

Nashville to face fifth Orlando on Sunday at Exploria Stadium, with Gary Smith’s team currently occupying second place in the League.

Orlando City have so far accrued 47 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

Óscar Pareja will know at the end of this next match, whether Orlando’s season is back on track, having lost their last fixture and drawn against New England Revolution before that.

Also, suffering five losses in 10 meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Óscar Pareja’s Orlando will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. They currently stand fifth in the League, with 47 points for a total of 12 wins, 9 losses and 11 draws having won 12 meetings, drawn 11 fixtures, and lost nine games.

Playing at home, Orlando have won eight matches, drawn six meetings, and lost two matches.

A victory for Orlando City would put them on 50 points.

This season’s Major League Soccer campaign, has so far seen Nashville SC achieve 52 points

It was three points secured for Nashville in their last fixture, beating Cincinnati 3-6 at Nippert Stadium.

Also, with five draws in seven matches, Manager Gary Smith has plenty to ponder, going into the next game, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With a second position in the league and 12 wins, 4 losses and 16 draws, they currently have 52 points in the League having won 12 games, drawn 16 fixtures, and lost four games.

Nashville’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Orlando. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four fixtures, drawn eight meetings, and lost four matches.

Nashville SC will have 55 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good atacking and defensive team

So far, Nashville’s defence has been outstanding, as they have conceded 31 goals. Nashville have a good scoring record this season, with 53 netted so far. Their stand out attacking players have been Bryan, Joseph, and Tor.

Orlando City v Nashville SC – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels after having faced each other five times before this fixture, the share of spoils is very even between the two teams. Both Orlando and Nashville have enjoyed a win on one victory occasions. Additionally, the two sides have been unable to break the dead-lock on three occasions out of the last five games, resulting in draws. Their most recent encounter in this competition was September 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw.

Performance Report

For Orlando, Adam is a top performing player who has scored
in 32 League fixtures this campaign, while Bryan contributed with
in 32 League games this Major League Soccer Season for Nashville.

Other players of note for Orlando are Brian and Mason with respectively and for Nashville are Joseph and Tor with respectively.

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