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Road Warriors

This week’s match against the Chicago Red Stars will mark the second of three games away from home for the Pride. Having come off their loss at Houston, the Pride are charging forward as they travel to Chicago on June 12, and once more as they travel to Portland on June 19. The Pride are 2-0-1 on the road and are one of four teams in the NWSL with at least two road wins.

Success at SeatGeek Stadium

The Pride have walked out of SeatGeek Stadium with four wins in their last five regular season matches in the Windy City. The form dates back to a 2-0 victory on May 2, 2018 with goals coming from Chioma Ubogagu and Rachel Hill. The win streak extended to four games before Orlando suffered a 1-0 loss in their most recent game at SeatGeek Stadium on Oct. 13 in the 2021 regular season.

Bouncing Back

The Pride have yet to lose back-to-back games during this 2022 regular season campaign. Following their two previous losses this year, Orlando had managed a 1-0 victory over Angel City FC and a 2-2 draw against the Washington Spirit. After dropping their most previous game to the Houston Dash, the Pride will look to continue to bounce back after losses and earn a result.

Head Coaching Debut

Assistant Coach Seb Hines will serve at the helm for the Pride over the weekend with Head Coach Amanda Cromwell and Assistant Coach Sam Greene placed on administrative leave earlier this week. Hines joined the Pride coaching staff after playing for Orlando City SC of Major League Soccer in their inaugural season in 2015. He would go on to appear in 32 matches and recorded four goals during his two seasons with the Club.

Milestone Tracker

  • Sydney Leroux is one goal away from recording her 40th career regular season goal. She would become the ninth player in league history to reach that mark.
  • Erin McLeod’s next shutout will be the 10th of her NWSL career. McLeod is five saves away from 250 across all NWSL competitions.
  • Erika Tymrak is seven appearances away from 150 across NWSL regular season competitions.
  • Megan Montefusco is four appearances away from 150 across all NWSL competitions.