On Thursday, Orlando City will host Seattle Sounders at Exploria Stadium in an effort to win its fourth straight Major League Soccer game.
The visiting club, on the other hand, travels to Florida hoping to turn things around after losing their last four games.
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Orlando City defeated the threat of New York City in a victory on Monday, earning their first league victory at home since July.
Junior Urso scored the game’s first goal for Oscar Pareja’s team, but Maximiliano Moralez pulled one back before Tesho Akindele scored a late winner to seal the victory.
The Lions are in fifth in the Eastern Conference, but with only four points separating them from FC Cincinnati in eighth, their playoff spot is far from guaranteed.
The challenge of a rival team, who has won four games and drawn two of their previous six encounters with the teams, will be presented next.
If the hosts on Thursday want to win, they will need to tighten up at the back after conceding the joint second-most goals at home thus far.
After losing to Portland Timbers at Providence Park on Saturday, Seattle Sounders failed to win on the road for the sixth straight game.
Yeimar Gomez’s eighth-minute goal gave Brian Schmetzer’s team the lead before they came back with goals from Dairon Asprilla and Sebastian Blanco in each half.
After playing a game more than Los Angeles Galaxy, The Rave Green have dropped to 10th position in the Western Conference standings, four points out of the last playoff spot.
The visitors on Thursday have their work cut out for them as they look to avoid losing yet another game on the road after being winless in their previous six away games.
Orlando City will be anticipated to win this one given the present state of both teams going into it, and with the added benefit of playing at home, we predict a home victory at the end of the game.