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Orlando City SC announces protected list for 2022 MLS Expansion Draft


ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2022) — Orlando City SC has announced its protected list ahead of Friday’s 2022 MLS Expansion Draft, which will see 2023 expansion side St. Louis City FC select five players for its inaugural roster. The Lions will see 19 total players protected, with seven automatically protected due to Homegrown status.

The 2022 MLS Expansion Draft will be held at 7 p.m. ET on Friday night.

Orlando City SC 2022 MLS Expansion Draft Protected List:

Antonio Carlos

Iván Angulo

César Araújo

Alex Freeman*

Pedro Gallese

Gastón González

Michael Halliday*

Robin Jansson

Ercan Kara

Benji Michel*

Andrés Perea

Mauricio Pereyra

Luca Petrasso*

Wilfredo Rivera*


Rodrigo Schlegel

Mason Stajduhar*

Facundo Torres

Thomas Williams*

*Automatically protected: Homegrown Player