ORLANDO. Orlando City defeats New York RB 1-0 after F. Torres scored a penalty (56′).
The match was played at the Orlando City Stadium stadium in Orlando on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. In front of 24,088 spectators. The referee was Guido Gonzalez assisted by Andrew Bigelow and Kevin Klinger. The 4th official was Marcos de Oliveira. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 23.6 degrees Celsius or 74.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
- 47 Ball Possession 53
- 6 Total 16
- 1 On Target 4
- 5 Off Target 12
- 3 Shots blocked 4
- 74 Attack 102
- 47 Dangerous attack 62
- 85 Ball safe 73
- 1 Penalties 0
- 4 Corners 3
- 18 Total 18
- 4 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 6 Substitutions 3
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Orlando City was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. New York RB that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Attitude and shots
New York RB was putting more pressure with 62 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Orlando City was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.
Orlando City shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, New York RB shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target.
Orlando City received 4 yellow cards (Robin Jansson, I. Angulo, Mauricio Pereyra and César Araújo). On the other side, New York RB received 3 yellow cards (A. Reyes, Tom Barlow and Frankie Amaya).
After playing this contest, Orlando City has 3 points to occupy the 8th place in the table. On the opposite side, New York RB stays with 0 points (10th).
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Orlando City will play away with Toronto on the 20th of October with a 8-6 head to head stats in favor of Toronto (3 draws).
New York RB will play away agasint Nashville SC on the 20th of October with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of New York RB (1 draw).
Orlando City and New York RB will play the return match on the at the Red Bull Arena, Harrison
Orlando City – Formation
Orlando City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Óscar Alexander Pareja Gómez decided to play with the following team: Pedro Gallese, Michael Halliday , Rodrigo Schlegel , Robin Jansson , Luca Petrasso , Mauricio Pereyra , César Araújo , Facundo Torres , Martín Ojeda , Iván Angulo and Ercan Kara .
The home team had on the bench: Mason Stajduhar, Rafael Santos, Abdi Salim, Kyle Smith, Felipe Martins, Wilder Cartagena , Dagur Dan Þórhallsson , Duncan McGuire and Ramiro Enrique .
Orlando City made 4 changes: Ercan Kara for Ramiro Enrique Paz (63′), Martín Ojeda for Dagur Dan Þórhallsson (78′), Mauricio Pereyra for Wilder Cartagena (90′) and Facundo Torres for Kyle Smith (90′).
Best player: Pedro Gallese
The most impressive player for Orlando City was the goalkeeper: Pedro Gallese. His rating is 8.13. He performed 4 saves.
New York RB – Formation
New York RB started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Gerhard Struber played with: Carlos Miguel, Cameron Harper , Andres Reyes , Sean Nealis , John Tolkin , Luquinhas , Frankie Amaya , Cristian Cásseres Jr. , Lewis Morgan , Elias Manoel and Tom Barlow .
These were the players on the bench: Ryan Meara, Dylan Nealis, Matthew Nocita, Jayden Reid, Steven Sserwadda, Daniel Edelman, Peter Stroud, Omir Fernandez and Cory Burke .
New York RB made 3 changes: Elias Manoel for Cory Burke (68′), Luquinhas for Peter Stroud (79′) and Tom Barlow for Omir Fernandez (89′).
Best player: Frankie Amaya
The most impressive player for New York RB was Frankie Amaya.
His rating iswith 34 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Vancouver Whitecaps – Real Salt Lake – 1-2
- Dallas – Minnesota United – 0-1
- Austin – Saint Louis City – 2-3
- Philadelphia Union – Columbus Crew – 4-1
- Orlando City – New York RB – 1-0
- Inter Miami – Montreal Impact – 2-0
- DC United – Toronto – 3-2
- Cincinnati – Houston Dynamo – 2-1
- Charlotte – New England – 0-1
- Atlanta United – SJ Earthquakes – 2-1