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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