Orlando City will welcome Philadelphia Union to Exploria Stadim for another match of MLS regular season on Thursday. The two sides are neighbors in the standings in the Eastern Conference, sitting on 2nd and 3rd positions, with the Union sitting on twenty-three and City on one less.
Orlando City vs Philadelphia Union Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Orlando City||Win||4 W/ 8 D/ 6 L||1 W/ 6 D/ 2 L|
|Philadelphia Union||Loss||6 W/ 8 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 6 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 24.03.2021 Club Friendly: Philadelphia Union – Orlando City 1:3; Paxten Aaronson 79’; Alexandre Pato 28’, Chris Mueller 35’, Matheus Aias 63’
Last game at this venue: 04.07.2019 MLS: Orlando City – Philadelphia Union 1:3; Chris Mueller 8’; Kacper Przybylko 32’, 47’, Fafa Picault 52’ ;Robin Jansson from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 45’; Sacha Kljestan from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 67’
Worth mentioning: The two teams faced each other in March of this year for a pre-season friendly which ended in Orlando City 1:3 victory. Before that encounter Philadelphia Union were unbeaten in six consecutive matches, recording three victories and three draws in the process. None of the last six H2H clashes have ended in a win for the team playing at home. All of the last five meetings witnessed goals at both ends, while four produced over 3,5 goals.
Orlando City vs Philadelphia Union Stats
|As of 21.07||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Orlando City||Draw||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Philadelphia Union||Win||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L|
Last game Orlando City: 18.07.2021 MLS: Toronto FC – Orlando City 1:1; Jozy Altidore 72’; Nani 77’(penalty)
Top performers Orlando City: Nani 7 goals 3 assists, Tesho Akindele 3 goals 4 assists, Chris Mueller 2 goals 4 assists.
Next game Orlando City: 26.07.2021 MLS: New York City – Orlando City
Last game Philadelphia Union: 18.07.2021 MLS: Philadelphia Union – DC United 2:1; Sergio Santos 11’, Kacper Przybylko 83’; Yamil Asad 51’(penalty)
Top performers Philadelphia Union: Kacper Przybylko 4 goals 2 assists, Cory Burke 4 goals 1 assist, Sergio Santos 3 goals 1 assist.
Next game Philadelphia Union: 26.07.2021 MLS: Inter Miami – Philadelphia Union
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Orlando City returned home with a point from their visit to Toronto FC on Saturday, as both sides finished in 1:1 stalemate. City have entered a streak of three matches without a win, registering two back-to-back defeats prior to facing Toronto. Before that they were one of the in-form teams in MLS losing just one of fifteen encounters. Four of Orlando City last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals and also four saw both involved sides to score.
Philadelphia Union prevailed with the score of 2:1 when meeting DC United at home on Saturday. The team is currently unbeaten in two matches and have lost only one of the last twelve matches. None of Union’s last seven games have ended in a win for the visiting sides, as the hosts triumphed on four occasions in the process. Philadelphia are relying mostly on their tight defense, which has conceded more than a goal only twice across the last ten clashes. Two of their last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.
Orlando City vs Philadelphia Union News
Missing players Orlando City: Carlos Antonio, Alexandre Pato and Ruan are injured.
Missing players Philadelphia Union: Anthony Fontana, Ilson and Jack de Vries are injured.
Orlando City vs Philadelphia Union Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 1.65 @ bet365