No team in MLS was more successful on the road this season than Orlando City SC. The Lions will try to continue that pattern on Tuesday night when they visit Nashville SC with a chance to clinch the best-of-three, first-round series between the two Eastern Conference squads. Orlando City went 9-4-4 on the road in the regular season, accumulating the most victories and points (31) in the league. The Lions are in position to clinch
Orlando City have been the best team in MLS regular-season play since the start of July, but they will face a difficult challenge in continuing that momentum in their MLS Cup Playoffs first-round series against Nashville SC. Orlando and Nashville start the series on Monday in Florida. They’ve drawn four of their eight regular-season meetings since Nashville joined the league in 2020, and Nashville owns a 3-1 playoff win in 2021, the teams’ only postseason
While Nashville SC and the New England Revolution are guaranteed their playoff places, each side still will be looking to reverse a recent slide when they meet on Saturday night at Nashville, Tenn. Nashville SC (12-10-10, 46 points) strung together a 10-game league unbeaten run earlier this season, winning seven of those matches between April 22 and June 16. And the club also enjoyed a deep run in the 2023 Leagues Cup, eventually losing the
Orlando City and host Nashville SC will renew their rivalry on Wednesday to start a two-match week as the playoff field continues to solidify. Nashville SC (12-9-9, 45 points) clinched a playoff berth for the fourth straight season with Saturday’s scoreless draw against the Seattle Sounders. They have four regular-season matches to go, while Orlando (15-7-9, 54 points) has three matches left and is attempting to hold onto the second seed in the Eastern Conference.