DC United lost 1-0 to Chicago after losing three matches on Thursday night and are expected to maintain their momentum against Orlando City on Sunday.
Edison Flores scored the first (and only) goal of his young career against Chicago. On the net, John Kempen made three saves during his debut for the Blacks and Reds.
Orlando City broke DC’s 2-3-2 record in Sunday’s game at 0-0-0. Combined in the playoffs, it’s a great opening season showdown between the two clubs.
D.C. United vs. Orlando City SC How To Watch
What: D.C. United vs. Orlando City SC
Where: Audi Field, Washington, D.C.
When: Sunday, May 16, 8:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: D.C. United vs. Orlando City SC will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports Channel Finder)
DC. Will United win at the end of the game?
DC TV United vs. Orlando City SC Schedule
7:30 pm: DC United before the game 8:00 pm: DC United vs Orlando City SC (Live)
DC United vs. Orlando City SC: What to look for
It is possible that DC. At the start of the season, United had just two wins and three losses, but both wins came at Audi Field. Sunday’s game is the second of three straight home games for the club, so they will continue to defend their territory in early 2021.
The two clubs will meet only twice in 2021 and the match will not return until October, so both teams will try to beat their opponents. Orlando City have teamed up with DC in the playoffs but they haven’t lost this season, so it will be a tough fight.
The Blacks and Reds have faced Orlando City SC 11 times in their history, with a 6-4-1 record to date. They are 2-0-20 in the Audi against them, so DC. United will try to maintain their perfect record.
DC United vs. Orlando City SC: Watch the players
Edison Flores, Forward, DC United (1 goal, 1 assist): Flores arrived in the country’s capital in January 2020 and finally scored the first goal of his career on Thursday night. It was sooner or later that Flores led the club with 18 times more goals than the team’s 18 players.
Midfielder, Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha, Orlando City SC (3 goals, 0 assists): Almeida da Cunha has scored three goals for Orlando City in 11 shots (no more than one so far this season). The 34-year-old is a dangerous scorer for whom DC. Attachments need to be addressed.