LIVE BLOG: Orlando City vs. Portland Timbers


Bryce Brimhall / Valencia Voice

Kaka will be making his 2016 debut for Orlando City on Sunday against Portland.

Orlando City SC (1-0-2) look to remain unbeaten as they take on the defending MLS Cup champion Portland Timbers (1-1-1) at home on Sunday for an 8 p.m. kickoff.

Kaka will be making his 2016 debut against Portland on Sunday after missing the opening three games of the season with an injury.

We’ll be providing live updates from the game throughout the night.

Second Half:

90 ‘ FINAL: Orlando City take 4-1 victory over defending champion Portland Timbers.

76′ Molino buries the penalty kick left and gives Orlando City a 4-0 lead. That’s Molino’s first-ever MLS goal.

75′ Kevin Molino gets a chance on goal and is taken down in the box, he will take the penalty.

74′ Kaka goes down after a hard tackle, but he gets back up and appears to be okay.

48′ Kaka gets his first goal of the 2016 MLS season to put Orlando City up 3-0 over Portland.

46′ Aurelien Collin subs in for Tommy Redding to start the second half and we are underway for the final 45 minutes of play.

First Half:

45′ Orlando City goes into halftime with a 2-0 lead after goals by Seb Hines and Brek Shea. Kaka has both assists for Orlando City.

43′ Portland receive a penalty kick after Brek Shea is called for a handball in the box. Adi goes left and has the PK blocked by Bendik, Orlando City still up 2-0.

32’ Brek Shea sends a rocket past the Portland goalkeeper for his first regular season goal in an Orlando City uniform. Lions lead 2-0.

30′ Ramos is now down as he looks to be in some pain, he looks to be holding his groin.

27′ Seb Hines is now coming off the field to be looked at by the training staff, but he quickly comes back into the game.

24′ Cyle Larin comes out of the game early after that injury scare, Servando Carrasco subs in for the forward.

21′ Cyle Larin gets back into the game after stepping off the field to be looked at by the trainer.

19′ Kaka gets a chance at goal but it is blocked by a Portland defender in the box.

13′ Seb Hines scores on a header off a Kaka free kick. The Brazilian making his presence known early.

12′ Larin gets on a near breakaway but he has the ball knocked away by the Portland defender for a throw in.

6′ Orlando City get a corner after a nice passage of play, the Lions are looking organized early on.

4′ Molino tries to feed a pass through to Cyle Larin but it is intercepted by the Portland defense.

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


Orlando City starting XI: GK: Bendik; D: Hines, Ramos, Redding, Shea; M: Higuita, molino, Ceren; F: Winter, Larin, Kaka

Orlando City announced their newest signing Jean Baptista during pre-game and he will be sporting the No. 19 jersey.