Orlando City Competition Roster Announced for 2021 Leagues Cup

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando City’s 30-player competition roster for Leagues Cup was announced today, one week ahead of the 2021 edition kicking off August 10 in Seattle and Kansas City. The tournament, to be played in its entirety in the U.S., is scheduled to begin August 10 with quarterfinal matches. The semifinals are slated for September 14-15, before the competition concludes in Las Vegas with the final set to be played September 22 at Allegiant Stadium.

 

The 2021 edition of Leagues Cup will feature Tigres, Pumas, León and Santos Laguna for LIGA MX, while Sporting Kansas City, Orlando City SC, Seattle Sounders FC, and New York City FC will represent MLS — tickets for the tournament are available here.

 

Per the 2021 competition guidelines, the participating MLS and LIGA MX clubs will register up to 30 players for the Competition Roster. No more than 25 players will be selected for each match, and of the 25, 23 players will be selected for the Matchday roster. Video Review and the concussion substitutes initiative, as have been implemented in both MLS and LIGA MX, will also be integrated into Leagues Cup.

 

Leagues Cup 30-Player Competition Roster

 

ORLANDO CITY SC:

 

Goalkeepers: Pedro Gallese, Adam Grinwis, Mason Stajduhar

 

Defenders: Antonio Carlos, João Moutinho, Ruan, Mikey Halliday, Rio Hope-Gund, Robin Jansson, Emmanuel Mas, Rodrigo Schlegel, Kyle Smith, Thomas Williams

 

Midfielders: Raul Aguilera, Júnior Urso, Joey DeZart, David Loera, Sebastian Mendez, Chris Mueller, Andrés Perea, Mauricio Pereyra, Uri Rosell

 

Forwards: Tesho Akindele, Nani, Alexander Alvarado, Daryl Dike, Benji Michel, Wilfredo Rivera, Alexandre Pato, Silvester van der Water

 

Head coach: Oscar Pareja