Orlando City host New York City at Exploria Stadium today at Exploria Stadium in arguably the closes game of the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs 2020. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer game, such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the game in the US.
Orlando City was a revelation this season, making it to the postseason for the first time in their short history. The Lions had a very good regular season, even threatening to get into the top 3 of the leaderboard. They’re still part of the four best teams in the East and now will try to continue their pace against NYCFC.
The New Yorkers also had a good regular season, finishing 5th, only two points behind Columbus Crew and their today's rivals Orlando City. The Pigeons are looking to eliminate the Lions and keep their chances to win the 2020 MLS Cup alive.
Orlando City SC vs New York City FC: Match information
Date: Saturday, 21 November 2020
Time: 12:00 PM (ET)
Location: Exploria Stadium, Orlando
Orlando City SC vs New York City FC: Time by State In The U.S.
ET: 12:00 PM
CT: 11:00 AM
MT: 10:00 AM
PT: 9:00 AM
Orlando City SC vs New York City FC: Head-To-Head
It wasn’t too long since these two teams clashed. They drew 1-1 last month at Exploria Stadium; before that, the Lions had beaten New York with a 3-1 result in the MLS Is Back tournament.
Orlando City SC vs New York City FC: Scoring Leaders
Orlando City: Daryl Dike (8)
New York City: Valentín Castellanos (7)
Orlando City SC vs New York City FC: Storylines
Something curious about these teams is that they changed coaches during the offseason and now the results are great for both. Oscar Pareja is doing a terrific job with Orlando and he hopes to continue that. The Lions were one of the candidates to take the Supporters’ Shield and even though they didn’t do it, their season has been remarkable.
As for New York, they signed Ronny Deila and things went very well for them. They finished the regular season on a four-match winning streak and Orlando is what stands between them and the next round of the postseason.
How to watch or live stream online Orlando City SC vs New York City FC in the U.S.
UniMás, TUDN, TSN 1/4, TVA Sports, TUDN app, MLSsoccer.com & MLS app will broadcast this game in the United States. Orlando and New York were two of the most interesting teams in the regular season so you know this game has everything to be good.
Orlando City SC vs New York City FC: Predictions and odds
This is a hard-fought game and one really hard to predict. Orlando has the edge on this one, according to oddsmakers. FanDuel gives them +140 odds and +150 odds to New York. The tie would result in a +270 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel