Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
Orlando City meet Toronto FC in Saturday’s MLS clash.
Our tips, poll and stats for Orlando City v Toronto FC can all be found here including the latest game odds.
Orlando City will be looking for an improved result here following a 0-1 MLS defeat in their last game at the hands of Atlanta United.
In that game, Orlando City managed 56% possession and 20 shots on goal with 3 on target. On the other side, Atlanta United had 10 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Thiago Almada (72') was the scorer for Atlanta United.
Fixtures featuring Orlando City have usually been engaging affairs recently with plenty of scoring anticipated. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a total of 21 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 12 of these coming from Orlando City.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Atlanta United in MLS action, Toronto FC will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Toronto FC had 46% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. For Toronto FC, the scorers were Ayo Akinola (52') and Federico Bernardeschi (67'). Atlanta United got 27 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. Juan José Purata (47', 62', 88') and Thiago Almada (74') scored for Atlanta United.
The stats don’t lie, and Toronto FC have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 14 goals overall. At the back, Toronto FC certainly have room for improvement. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head meetings dating back to 04/05/2019 shows that Orlando City have won 3 of these games & Toronto FC 1, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
A combined sum of 13 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from The Lions and 6 created by The Reds. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was MLS match day 15 on 14/05/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Toronto FC 0-1 Orlando City.
On that occasion, Toronto FC managed 48% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
On the other side, Orlando City had 17 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Kyle Smith (92') was the scorer.
The referee was Nima Saghafi.
Team News: Orlando City
Alexandre Pato (Knee Surgery) and Gastón González (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) won’t be available for Orlando City boss Óscar Pareja.
Team News: Toronto FC
Toronto FC boss Bob Bradley has a number of players out of action. Doneil Henry (Hamstring Injury) and Jonathan Osorio (neuropathy) won’t be making appearances.
In this game, Toronto FC will be up against it to break down a Orlando City outfit who look likely to control most aspects of this game.
We reckon that it will be a convincing 3-0 winning scoreline for Orlando City when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Exploria Stadium (25,500)
Captain: Mauricio Pereyra
Chairman: Mark Wilf
Manager: Óscar Pareja
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference), Open Cup (Final)