Orlando City are currently in fifth place in the MLS Eastern Conference standings and have been fairly impressive this season. The away side edged Seattle Sounders to a 3-2 victory in their previous game and will want to take it up a notch this weekend.
Philadelphia Union, on the other hand, are at the top of the league table at the moment and have been exceptional this year. The Union eased past New York Red Bulls by a 2-0 scoreline in their previous game and will look to achieve a similar result this weekend.
Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City Head-to-Head
Philadelphia Union have a slight edge over Orlando City and have won eight out of the 20 matches played between the two teams. Orlando City have managed seven victories against Philadelphia Union and will look to level the scales on Saturday.
The previous meeting between the two teams took place in July this year and ended in a 1-0 victory in favor of Philadelphia Union. Orlando City gave a good account of themselves on the day but will need to take it up a notch this weekend.
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Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City Team News
Philadelphia Union have a fully-fit squad at their disposal and will look to be at their best in this match. The Union are unlikely to make drastic changes to their team this weekend.
Alexandre Pato and Joey DeZart are injured at the moment and have been ruled out of this fixture. Robin Jansson and Jack Lynn are struggling with their fitness and might not feature in this game.
Injured: Alexandre Pato, Joey DeZart
Doubtful: Robin Jansson, Jack Lynn
Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City Predicted XI
Philadelphia Union Predicted XI (4-3-3): Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jakob Glesnes, Jack Elliott, Olivier Mbaizo; Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya, Jose Martinez; Julian Carranza, Daniel Gazdag, Mikael Uhre
Orlando City Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Pedro Gallese; Ruan, Antonio Carlos, Rodrigo Schlegel, Joao Moutinho; Junior Urso, Wilder Cartagena; Facundo Torres, Benji Michel, Jake Mulraney; Ercan Kara
Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City Prediction
Philadelphia Union have been in exceptional form so far this season and are on a four-game winning streak in the MLS. Daniel Gazdag has been in excellent form this season and will look to add to his goal tally this weekend.
Orlando City have stepped up to the plate this season but will face a formidable test on Saturday. Philadelphia Union are the better team at the moment and should be able to win this game.
Prediction: Philadelphia Union 3-0 Orlando City