Orlando City

Starting XI: How Orlando City will line up in its home opener against CF Montréal


ORLANDO, FL The team sheet is out for Orlando City SC ahead of tonight's home opener for the Lions as they host CF Montréal to open the 2024 MLS season. 

Head Coach Oscar Pareja has made three changes to the starting XI, with a debut start included for one of the team's newest signings. Midfielder Nico Lodeiro, fullback Rafael Santos and defender David Brekalo.

As mentioned in the player status report earlier in the day, Rodrigo Schlegel is unavailable due to him having to serve a one-match suspension after being shown a red card in last year's playoff match against Columbus.  

Newest Designated Player Luis Muriel is still unavailable for tonight's match. 

Here's how the rest of Orlando's lineup and bench will look when the team takes the pitch at 7:30 p.m. ET on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV:

Orlando City lineup: Pedro Gallese, Dagur Dan Thórhallsson, David Brekalo, Robin Jansson (c), Rafael Santos, Nico Lodeiro, Cesar Araújo, Wilder Cartagena, Ivan Angulo, Facundo Torres, Duncan McGuire

Substitutions: Mason Stajduhar, Ramiro Enrique, Felipe, Mikey Halliday, Jeorgio Kocevski, Kyle Smith, Jack Lynn, Martin Ojeda, Abdi Salim