Pleasant moments pile up for Orlando City SC.
Several more wins are on track.
Struggling D.C. United will be Orlando City's next docket in a match in Orlando on Monday night.
"It's good to play at home and get the support of the fans," said Elkan Kara, a striker in Orlando City. "Winning at home is very important."
Orlando City SC (7-6-4, 25 points) was 1-1-1 in the June MLS game and was in the US Open Cup. We ended it with another successful result of.
Kara was primarily at the center of positive results. He put together six goals to lead the team in MLS play and said he benefited from his situation.
"For me, playing against a few backlines is not a problem. How we play is more important," Kara said. "I feel very comfortable."
No other Orlando City player has more than one goal in MLS play.
D.C. United (4-9-2, 14 points) has won six games in a row, nearly two months after the last win.
"All games are now in the finals," said DC United defender Brendan Hineseyek. "There is a lot of emphasis on Monday."
In different situations, both teams had the same opponents in the previous game.
Orlando City won a shootout victory over Nashville SC in the US Open Cup quarterfinals Wednesday night. The team may be getting deeper.
"The people who participated in the game also helped us a lot," said Oscar Pareha, SC coach of Orlando City. "It gave us energy and gave us creativity."
Robin Janson, Mauricio Pereira, and Teshore Kidnere all joined the starting lineup as Pareha went in different combinations. I did.
D.C. United hasn't played since losing 3-1 to Nashville SC on June 25th.
For DC United, the key is Forward Taxi Fountain, which scored 5 goals in the first 5 MLS appearances.
Midfielder Moses Nyman, who has been in the game since March, and defender Chris Odoiatem, who has not been in the game since April, are D.C. I'm out of United's injury report.
"Be wise about what we give them," said interim coach Chad Ashton.
Goalkeeper Bill Hamid and Midfielder Russell Canus remain injured.
Orlando City lost the Silvester vander Water ahead due to the transfer to SC Camburr-Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. He provided 3 goals and 3 assists in 31 regular season games.
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