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Game Day Hub: NYCFC face Orlando City in Florida

How to watch, stream NYCFC play Orlando in the sticky Florida heat. Plus: Game preview, injury report, game thread.

Orlando (population 285,000) has fewer residents than Staten Island (population 475,000).

It’s Game Day 27, and New York City FC are the swamps of Central Florida to play Orlando City for the first time this season.

Orlando is one of a handful of teams that have a head-to-head advantage over NYCFC, but it is slight. The two teams have played 23 times: New York City have won six, drawn six, and lost seven. New York City have a pronounced goal advantage with 32 scored and 20 allowed, for a differential of +12.

Match: NYCFC vs Orlando City

Date and Time: Sunday, August 28, 7:30 pm ET

Venue: Explora Stadium

Bruce Arena Forecast: Humid, chance of rain, 83˚F/28˚C

Watch: FS1, Fox Deportes

Stream: Fox Sports

Listen: English and Spanish broadcasts on NYCFC Radio

• Player Availability: Keaton Parks is out after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot, and Alex Callens is out with an MCL injury.

• An inconsistent Orlando have spent the season hovering around the playoff line. The team suffered a dispiriting loss at home to MLS punching bag DC United, then logged an impressive away win over New Jersey Red Bulls.

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