LIVE BLOG: Orlando City SC vs LA Galaxy

Orlando City SC take on defending MLS champion LA Galaxy at the Citrus Bowl on Sunday.

The Lions come into the game in seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings while LA is in the same position in the Western Conference.

Beat reporter Danny Morales will be providing updates throughout the course of the match.

FINAL: Orlando City SC earn their first MLS home win in franchise​ history with 4-0 victory over LA Galaxy​.

88′ Martin Paterson gets his first touch of the season and finds Rivas in the middle but he can’t get a clean foot on it.

73′ Darwin Ceren scores with a screamer from outside the box to give Orlando City a 4-0 lead.

57′ Kaka gets a yellow card for grabbing a Kevin Molino jersey and holding it up to the crowd after his goal.

56′ Kaka goes to the left and finds the back of the net to give Orlando City a 3-0 lead.

54′ Kaka gets taken down in the box and Orlando City will get a penalty kick.

47′ Seb Hines gets his head on the other side of a corner kick but it’s saved by the goalkeeper.

46′ Orlando City starts the second half with the ball and we are underway for the final 45 minutes.

HALFTIME – Orlando City leads 2-0 after the opening 45 minutes thanks to goals from Eric Avila and Cyle Larin.

44′ Brek Shea gets a chance on goal but his shot goes right into the goalkeepers hands.

34′ Larin played a through ball to Kaka, who then dribbled past his defender and sent through a nice pass to Larin who put the ball in the back of the net for his fourth goal of the season.

26′ Larin takes a shot at a nearly open goal but the ball goes wide for a goal kick.

20′ Orlando City gets a corner kick but can’t make anything out of it after Shea heads the ball right to the keeper. Lions still lead 1-0.

12′ Eric Avila scored on a header from a Brek Shea pass and Orlando City takes a 1-0 lead over LA.

11′ Larin gets into the box but his cross to Shea goes wide.

9′ Larin is being fed balls up front but he still hasn’t been able to get his foot on the other side of the passes, still no shots taken by either team.

3′ Orlando City gets a few crosses into the box but don’t get a shot off. Still scoreless.

1′ LA starts the match with the ball and we are underway from the Citrus Bowl.


Orlando City SC starting XI: GK: Tally Hall; D: Ramos, St. Ledger, Hines, Boden; M: Avila, Ceren, Higuita, Shea; F: Kaka, Larin.