Atlanta United FC has lost only three of its 18 all-time meetings with Orlando City SC (W9 D6) in all competitions but has managed just two wins in the last nine encounters (D4 L3). After winning its first five away matches against the Lions, Atlanta United FC has won just one of its last five trips to Exploria Stadium ((D2 L2).
Orlando City SC has won only one of its last seven home matches in all competitions (D3 L3) after winning six of its previous seven at Exploria Stadium (l1). Orlando City SC has taken more points on the road (11) than at home (8) this season, one of four MLS teams to do so (Colorado Rapids, Minnesota United FC and Sporting Kansas City).
Atlanta United FC conceded n 89th-minute equalizer against the Chicago Fire on Saturday in a 3-3 draw and now has won just two of its last 23 road games in all competitions dating back to April 2022. Atlanta United FC hasn’t won any of its last six away matches in league play (D3 L3) despite leading in three of those.
Ercan Kara scored the first of Orlando City SC’s three goals in its win over Inter Miami FC on Saturday, his third straight MLS match with a goal. Only three players in Orlando City SC’s MLS history have scored in four straight games in a single season; Daryl Dike (2x) and Nani and Dom Dwyer.
Giorgos Giakoumakis has scored in each of his last three away MLS matches, including against the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Only one player since the start of last season has scored in four straight road games in MLS play; Paul Arriola for FC Dallas in May – June 2022.