Orlando 1 – Chicago 0- The Lions seal precious win at Exploria Stadium

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Chicago Fire fell to an away defeat at the hands of Orlando City at Exploria Stadium on Sunday. Following today’s result, Orlando and Chicago currently occupy 2nd and 11th spots in the table, with 34 points and 20 points respectively after 28 matches.

After a goalless first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on The Lions who started the second half well, thanks to Michel giving Orlando the lead, 52 minutes in, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For Orlando, Mueller, Schlegel, R. Aguilera Jr. and Mas, came on for Nani, Michel, Joey Dezart and Van De Water. Chicago brought on Espinoza, Gutierrez, Medrán, Offor and Collier for Pineda, Sekulić, Ivanov, Herbers and Giménez.

There were bookings for Mueller from Orlando. For Chicago, Terán saw yellow.

Orlando will play at home against Inter Miami, while Chicago will face New York Red Bulls away.

Technical card:
Orlando City: Stajduhar, Jansson, Antônio Carlos, Moutinho, Ruan, Joey Dezart (R. Aguilera Jr., min.85), Júnior Urso, Van De Water (Mas, min.85), Nani (Mueller, min.30), Michel (Schlegel, min.81) and Akindele
Chicago Fire: Bobby Shuttleworth, Pineda (Espinoza, min.71), Calvo, Terán, Stojanović, Giménez (Collier, min.85), Herbers (Offor, min.81), Navarro, Sekulić (Gutierrez, min.71), Ivanov (Medrán, min.71) and Berić
Stadium: Exploria Stadium
Goals: Michel (1-0, min. 52)

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