Sporting Kansas City host Orlando City SC at Children's Mercy Park in the second round of the new 2021 MLS season today, April 23, 2021, at 7:30 PM (ET). The hosts will be looking for their second win in a row, while the team from Florida wants its first victory in the season. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch or live stream the game.
This will be their 8th overall meeting. Orlando City SC are the slightly better side in head-to-head games, winning four games; Sporting Kansas City have emerged victorious three times so far, and the remaining game has ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on September 23, 2020, when Orlando City beat SKC with a final result of 2-1. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet in the 2021 MLS season.
Sporting Kansas City vs Orlando City SC: Match Information
Date: Friday, April 23, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM (ET)
Location: Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City vs Orlando City SC: Times by State in the US
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Sporting Kansas City vs Orlando City SC: Storylines
Sporting Kansas City ended last season on top of the Western Conference table with 39 points in 21 fixtures. Meanwhile, Orlando City SC finished the 2020 season in fourth place of the Eastern Conference with 41 points in 23 games. Both sides qualified for the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs, and they were both knocked out in Conference Semifinals.
The Wizards managed a 2-1 victory over New York Red Bulls in the opening round, thus climbing on to fifth place in the Western Conference. On the other hand, Orlando hosted Atlanta United in a disappointing 0-0 draw, so as a result, the Lions are now ninth in the Eastern Conference table.
These opponents have a 20-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to May 29, 2012, and it ended in a 3-2 win for Sporting Kansas City at the US Open Cup. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to go home with a win in Round 2.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Sporting Kansas City vs Orlando City SC in the U.S.
The 2021 MLS Round 2 game between Sporting Kansas City and Orlando City SC, to be played on Friday, at the Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, will be broadcasted on FOX Deportes, Fox Sports 1, Foxsports.com, FM 96.9 The Game, SiriusXM FC in the United States.
Sporting Kansas City vs Orlando City SC: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Sporting Kansas City. FanDuel see them as the slight favorites to claim their second win this season and they have given them -120 odds. The away side Orlando City SC, meanwhile, have +260 odds, while a tie would result in a +270 payout.
|Sporting Kansas City||-120|
|Orlando City SC||+260|
* Odds via FanDuel