Breaking Down the XI | Back to Full Strength
Orlando City is set to take on MLS newcomers FC Cincinnati and James O'Connor will have his full roster back to work with.
In goal, Brian Rowe resumes his stay in-between the pipes after getting a rest on Wednesday. Rowe has started all but one match for the Lions this season.
In the back we have the familiar faces of João Moutinho, Robin Jansson, Lamine Sané and Ruan.
In the midfield, Crisitan Higuita gets his second start of the season after a strong performance in Atlanta. He'll pair with Will Johnson and Sebas Méndez.
Up top, Nani returns after being sidelined for two matches due a minor injury. Tesho Akindele will play in the middle with Chris Mueller returning to the starting lineup on the right.
Starting XI presented by Orlando Health: Rowe, Moutinho, Jansson, Sané, Ruan, Johnson, Méndez, Higuita, Nani, Akindele, Mueller.
Bench: Colmán, Dwyer Michel, Miller, Ranjitsingh, Rosell, Smith
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