MLS – Match-day 47 Sees Orlando City take on Columbus Crew
Next Sunday at 9:30pm GMT, on matchday 47 of the MLS, we will see Orlando play Columbus at Exploria Stadium.
This clash sees eighth placed Orlando, welcome seventh placed Columbus to Exploria Stadium.
With the MLS season well into its stride, Orlando City have managed to gain 45 points
With Orlando having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Óscar Pareja’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.
Also, suffering four losses in five matches is a terrible run of form for any club, Óscar Pareja’s Orlando will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With 45 points, they currently sit eighth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
When Orlando host Columbus, they will do so on the back of eight victories and eight defeats on their own ground.
Orlando City will have 48 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Columbus Crew’s MLS season, has so far seen them gain 46 points, going into this game
Columbus come to this match on the back of a victory, having beaten Red Bulls 2-1 at MAPFRE Stadium.
Also, Columbus have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With 46 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in seventh position in the League.
Columbus’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Orlando. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three fixtures, drawn 10 meetings, and lost three games.
Victory for Columbus Crew would take their points tally to 49 so far this season.
Orlando City v Columbus Crew – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Orlando and Columbus have faced each other 16 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Orlando’s favour (8 – 6). Additionally, eight of the past 16 fixtures between Orlando and Columbus have resulted in an Orlando win. April 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Crew took all three points winning 0-2 away.
For Orlando, Adam scored in 33 League matches this season, while Brady is one of the top performing players after having scored in 33 League games this campaign for Columbus.