MLS – Philadelphia Union – Orlando City on Match-day 42

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MLS action on Sunday as Union and Orlando meet at Subaru Park – 2:30am GMT.

This clash sees first placed Union, welcome fifth placed Orlando to Subaru Park.

Philadelphia Union will be under pressure to remain top of the League, going into this meeting

Union will have doubtless licked their wounds, following their recent defeat to Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena. Jim Curtin’s men will hope that is enough to deliver a positive result in this match.

Also, League leaders Union keep finding ways to win, having secured 10 victories in their last 12 matches is astonishing this season. They are the team to beat, with 60 points and sitting at the top of the table (current record: 0W – 0L and 0D).

Union have won 10 games and drawn five games of their 15 League matches at home this season.

A victory for Philadelphia Union would be a huge boost, giving them the chance to stay on top of the table and put additional pressure to their closest rivals.

Orlando City’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 42 points this season

Orlando will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Seattle Sounders and New York.

Also, another fixture and another win for Orlando, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team. With 42 points, they currently sit fifth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Orlando’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Union. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five meetings, drawn six matches, and lost three fixtures.

Orlando City will have 45 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Philadelphia Union v Orlando City – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Union and Orlando have faced each other 15 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Union’s favour (6 – 4). Also, two of the previous three fixtures between Union and Orlando have resulted in a Union win. July 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Orlando City took all three points winning 0-1 away.