Kaka Confident

Kaká Confident Ahead Of Match Against Red Bulls

Orlando City take the field this Friday in Harrison, New Jersey in search of their third consecutive win. With Kaká expected to return to his comfortable number 10 role, Orlando City fans can feel a little more at ease after their last two wins without him.
Kaká has been in the gym and on the training field consistently for the past few weeks while working off the knock he picked up with the Brazilian National Team. City fans were glad to hear Kaká state, “I’m in no pain and I’m ready for the game.”

The Brazilian star is expected to be joined by Brek Shea and Darwin Céren. Shea came on at the Orlando Citrus Bowl against Sporting Kansas City and made an immediate impact with his assist on Bryan Róchez’s goal. Shea also played a part in Róchez’s goal against the Fire after coming off the bench and teaming up with Céren to put the Lions up 1-0.

When asked about the availability of Kaká and other players, Adrian Heath remarked, "You never know when they've had a week, two weeks not training, how they're going to be in the morning, but they look very good. They feel good, and hopefully they're all going to be available for selection in the weekend."

Kaká has scored 10 crucial goals this season with 5 assists and will be looking to add to those numbers this Friday night as Orlando City face Eastern Conference leaders the New York Red Bulls.


UPDATE: June 10, 2020 - Major League Soccer announced it will restart the 2020 season with all 26 MLS clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida beginning July 8. Upon completion of the tournament, MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule in home markets. The revised schedule may see certain matches from the original 2020 MLS regular season schedule being cancelled or rescheduled. The final number of matches and the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 MLS regular season and related ticket policies will be announced in the coming weeks.