TORONTO (Aug. 7, 2022) - Orlando City B (4-10-3, 17 points) dropped a 3-0 decision on Sunday night to Toronto FC II (8-6-3, 29 points) at York Lions Stadium in what served as its first of four matches in the next 15-day stretch.
The match saw Orlando City First Team goalkeeper Mason Stajduhar make his return to the field after suffering a jaw injury in June in what served as his first appearance in MLS NEXT Pro this year. In addition, Orlando City Academy product Dominic Bell earned his professional debut on the night, entering the game as a second half substitute.
Orlando City B returns to action on Friday, Aug. 12, traveling to take on NYCFC II in an 8 p.m. ET kickoff at Belson Stadium.
67’ Reshaun Walkes (Paul Rothrock) - TOR 1, OCB 0
Toronto got on the board via a turnover by the Lions’ defense, leading to a 2v1 with Reshaun Walkes finding Paul Rothrock in the box. Rothrock played the one-touch pass back to Walkes, who was able to slot his shot into the back of the net.
71’ Julian Altobelli (Steffen Yeates) - TOR 2, OCB 0
The home side doubled its advantage just a few minutes later, this time with Steffen Yeates cutting a ball back to the center of the area from the right flank, finding Julian Altobelli at the center of the area who sent the ball straight inside the left post.
84’ Reshaun Walkes (Rohan Goulbourne) - TOR 3, OCB 0
Toronto added the third with Rohan Goulbourne able to slot a ball through for Reshaun Walkes, who took a pair of touches before sending his shot to the far post for his second of the night.
- Orlando City Academy product made his professional debut on the night, entering the game in the 81st minute for Thomas Wiliams.
- First Team goalkeeper Mason Stajduhar made his first appearance in MLS NEXT Pro this season, making his return to the pitch after suffering a jaw injury earlier this summer.
- Head Coach Martín Perelman made three changes to his starting lineup from the Lions’ last outing, with Stajduhar, Neicer Acosta and Erick Gunera all getting the nod.
Next Match: Orlando City B returns to the field on Friday, Aug. 12, traveling to take on NYCFC II in an 8 p.m. ET kickoff.