Orlando City vs New York Red Bulls for the Major League Soccer championship match on Monday at Exploria Stadium.
They seem to have found the right path, in the last four matches achieved two draws and two victories, but their performance at home games raises some doubts about the ability to qualify for the playoffs, they lost five games in front of their fans.
The Florida team, fruit of this positive series of results now has twenty-six points and will start this weekend’s journey in ninth position. The recent meetings between them and given the way they are, everything points to be a challenging game for the Orlando team.
The home team have won three of their last six games against the New York RB. Cristian Higuita and Shane O’Neill are both injured and not playing while forward Dwyer is suspended.
New York Red Bulls
New York RB travelled to Canada to face Toronto on Thursday and lost 3-1. With this defeat, the New York Red Bulls have thirty-one points (nine wins, four draws and eight losses), and down to fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
The Bulls are making a much worse season than they did in 2018, but they are still in a relatively comfortable situation and can get a place among the best.
The Red Bulls‘ history away from home is almost similar to their opponent’s, they have been solid at home but have not yet been able to show value when they play away.
They haven’t won in their last four MLS away games. Florian Valot is confirmed that will not be available for this match.
Both Orlando City and New York Red Bulls haven’t brought much confidence to their fans. I think it will be a balanced game and the victory can smile at any of the teams. I’ll bet on Red Bulls for this game.