Major League Soccer action on Monday as Orlando and Revs meet at Exploria Stadium – 2:30am GMT.
Leaders Revs are currently three·places higher than their rivals Orlando, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and fourth positions respectively.
Orlando City arrive at this fixture, having secured 46 points so far this season
With the memory of their last match, doubtless on their minds, a (1-1) draw against Montréal, Orlando will be keen to improve on that result in this game.
Also, Orlando are adept this season at avoiding defeat, be it a scrappy win or a frustrating draw. However, that is the kind of form that has taken them up the table to where the now sit. Now they have 12 matches won, 8 games lost and 10 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fourth place, with a total of 46 points won 12 fixtures, drawn 10 matches, and lost eight games.
When Orlando host Revs, they will do so on the back of eight wins and five darts on their own ground.
Winning this fixture will see Orlando City on 49 points.
New England Revolution will be under pressure to remain top of the League, going into this match
With a win in their previous game, (2-3) against D.C. United, Revs will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, League leaders Revs keep finding ways to win, having secured 13 victories in their last 17 games is astonishing this season. They are the current League leaders with 66 points, that is, 20 wins, 4 losses and 6 draws. won 20 matches, drawn six matches, and lost four fixtures.
Revs’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Orlando. In the 15 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won nine games, drawn three meetings, and lost three games.
The League leaders have set the bar high, so only a win will be acceptable for New England Revolution, especially if they are to maintain their position and keep the momentum to win the League.
Orlando City v New England Revolution – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the two clubs have already faced each other 13 times with the record being six victories and five draws for Orlando. Further, the two sides have been unable to break the dead-lock on three occasions out of the last four fixtures, resulting in draws.