LIVE BLOG: Orlando City vs FC Dallas


Bryce Brimhall / Valencia Voice

Orlando CIty will look to extend their home unbeaten streak to six games on Saturday against FC Dallas.

Orlando City SC (6-6-6, 24 pts) take on FC Dallas (8-5-5, 29 pts) at the Citrus Bowl on Saturday, July 11.

This marks Orlando City’s first matchup against Dallas. The Lions come into the match riding a five-game unbeaten streak at home.

FINAL — Orlando City fall to FC Dallas 2-0, snapping the Lions five game home unbeaten streak.

64′ David Texeira gives FC Dallas a 2-0 lead with a tap-in goal from in front of net.

56′ Ribeiro puts one into the back of the net but the goal is waved off due to offside.

46′ Orlando City substituted Amobi Okugo for Harrison Heath to start the second half.

46′ FC Dallas play the ball and we are underway for the second half.

HALFTIME — Orlando City trail FC Dallas 1-0 after the opening 45 minutes. The Dallas goal came from a penalty kick during stoppage time.

45′ Mauro Diaz goes right and gets the penalty kick just past the diving Tally Hall for FC Dallas’ first goal of the game. Orlando City trail 1-0.

45′ FC Dallas is rewarded a penalty kick after a challenge by Ramos in the box.

43′ Ribiero gets a look on goal but sends the shot over the bar for a goal kick.

42′ Aurelien Collin comes in for St. Ledger. Orlando City now have four subs left on the bench.

39′ St. Ledger now looks to be in some pain on the field. It looks like it is his left shoulder.

38′ St. Ledger goes down again and Collin is hastily warming up on the sidelines.

37′ St. Ledger is holding on to his shoulder, he doesn’t look to be in pain but he could be subbed off in the second half.

31′ Rivas gets a look at goal but the ball is sent out for a corner kick by the Dallas defender.

30′ Orlando City is starting to complete some passes in the final third, they are finally starting to get chances close to goal.

26′ Ramos finds Rivas but the Columbian is called offside by the referee.

21′ Orlando City is being out possessed by FC Dallas and have been out shot 4-0 early one in the match.

15′ Aurelien Collin is warming up in case he needs to come on for Sean St. Ledger.

14′ The average age of Orlando City’s starting lineup against FC Dallas is 25.4.

5′ Tally Hall makes an athletic save off an FC Dallas free kick, his first of the game.

4′ Orlando City can’t afford any injuries today since they only have five players on the bench.

1′ Orlando City start the game with the ball and we are underway from the Citrus Bowl.

First Half:

Orlando City starting XI: GK: Tally Hall; D: Rafael Ramos, Sean St. Ledger, Seb Hines, Luke Boden; M: Cristian Higuita, Eric Avila, Harrison Heath, Lewis Neal; F: Pedro Ribeiro, Carlos Rivas.