Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City SC

Two top teams in the Eastern Conference clash as Kacper Przybylko and the Philadelphia Union host midfielder Nani and the Orlando City SC. Will Orlando get back into the playoff hunt with a win over Philadelphia?

How to Watch

Where: Talen Energy Stadium, Philadelphia, PA.

When: Saturday, July 6th at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+ and MLS Live on DAZN, Union TV: PHL17, Orlando City SC TV: YouTubeTV. Union Radio: https://www.philadelphiaunion.com/fans/philadelphia-union-radio, Orlando City SC Radio: 104.1 FM.

Team Notes

Philadelphia Union

The Union has a record of 10-5-5 (W-L-D) through their first 20 games.

Philadelphia has scored 37 goals against the 26 they’ve surrendered this season. They are in 1st place in the Eastern Conference, four points ahead of D.C. United.

The Union are 14-1 favorites to win the 2019 MLS title in November.

Orlando City SC

Orlando City SC holds a record of 6-9-3 (W-L-D) in their 18 matches in 2019.

Orlando has scored 25 goals against the 25 they have allowed. They have 21 points and stand in for 9th place in the Eastern Conference.

Orlando City SC have risen to 40-1 odds to win the MLS.

Goalie Notes

Philadelphia Union: Matt Freese (1-1-2, 1.40 goals allowed per game)

With Andre Blake playing for team Jamaica in the Gold Cup, Freese takes over as the starting keeper for Philly.

In Freese’s last match against Orlando, the keeper allowed just one goal against three shots on goal for a 3-1 win.

  • Freese has made six appearances for the Union this season with five starts.
  • In his three starts subbing for Blake, Freese has allowed six goals.
  • Freese has faced two penalty kicks and allowed both to score.

Orlando City SC: Brian Rowe (6-8-3, 1.35 goals allowed per game)

Rowe took on Philadelphia on July 3rd and allowed three goals on nine shots.

The Orlando keeper saved five of the nine shots against Philly on Wednesday.

  • Before Wednesday’s 3-1 loss, Rowe had only allowed four goals in his last six matches.
  • Rowe has faced 21 shots in his last six matches, and the nine he faced against the Union matched a season-high.
  • Rowe has four clean sheets this season for Orlando.

Players to Watch

Philadelphia Union

Kacper Przybylko holds the Union lead in goals with eight in 13 appearances.

Jamiro Monteiro has seven assists for the Union in 16 appearances.

  • Ilsinho has scored four goals at home this season to lead the Union.
  • Accam, Przybylko and Sergio Santos are runner-up with three home scores for Union.
  • Przybylko leads the Union with 20 shots on goal. Monteiro has 17 for second on the team.

Orlando City SC

Midfielder Nani has eight goals and six assists to lead Orlando in both categories.

Chris Mueller and Joao Moutinho have three assists each for second on the team.

  • Nani leads the team in shots on goal with 20 and game-winning goals with four.
  • Nani has three road goals with Mueller and Tesho Akindele next with two goals.
  • In penalty kicks, Nani has missed two of four shots.

Last Five Games

Philadelphia Union

  • Philadelphia is 3-1-1 in their last five matches.
  • Their goal differential over the five-game span is plus-one.
  • Philadelphia beat Orlando 3-1 on the 3rd of this week.

Orlando City SC

  • Orlando is 2-3-0 in their last five contests.
  • Orlando has two clean sheets over their last five games.
  • Orlando City SC has netted six goals in their last five matchups.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City SC on 888Sport and BetStars. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!

Match

Sportsbook PHI Union Tie ORL City SC Link
888Sport NJ -143 +320 +300

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Total

Sportsbook Over 3.5 Under 3.5 Link
888Sport NJ +123 -150

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