5 reasons to watch orlvatl 1 2017

South Heating Up

It is mid-July, in the dog days of summer, and things are still heating up in the Southeast. On the soccer field, of course. With sights set on Friday’s showdown in downtown Orlando, the teams’ second meeting is right around the corner. When the smoke clears at the end of July, we will see which club has the upper hand.      

History in the Making

Friday night’s match will be the first time Orlando City faces off against new expansion club Atlanta United FC. Will the South be Purple after Friday night? Tune into ESPN at 7ET or purchase your last minute tickets here.

Friday Night Soccer

Orlando City Stadium. Friday night. Enough said.

Playoff Implications

One point separates Orlando City from Atlanta United in the Eastern Conference standings. There is still plenty of soccer to be played in this year’s MLS season, however, it becomes even more critical to win inter-conference matches during the second half of the season.       

It’s Been Too Long

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Two weeks have gone by since Orlando City Stadium last saw the Lions in action; the team is ready, fans are ready, and the stage is set for another memorable night of soccer in downtown Orlando.