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Know Your Opponent: Inter Miami CF

September 9, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Orlando City SC News Release

City is back for another Saturday night under the lights at Exploria Stadium. This time, the boys will be hosting Inter Miami for the very first time with kickoff set for 7:30 pm ET. Here is what you need to know about City's opponents:

Key Transactions and Player News

Of course, there are a lot of new names when it comes to an expansion side so take a look at Miami's full roster here.

The latest roster movement from Miami has been their trade with New England to send Lee Nguyen to his old stomping grounds in exchange for the team's natural fourth-round selection in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft and $50,000 GAM if performance-based metrics are met.

Meanwhile, Blaise Matuidi made his debut over the weekend against Nashville so City could get their first look at the French midfielder on Saturday at Exploria Stadium.

Injury Report: George Acosta (left knee injury), David Norman Jr. (left ankle injury) and Denso Ulysse (left lower leg injury) are all listed as out according to the MLS Injury Report.

Team Form

Inter Miami is off to a 1-1-2 start since their return to play following the MLS is Back Tournament. The attack as fallen quiet heading into their midweek match with Atlanta with only scoring on goal in their last three matches.


The all-time series stands at 1-1-0 with both sides taking wins by one goal. The Lions topped Miami 2-1 behind a goal from Chris Mueller and the late winner from Nani in the MLS is Back tournament while Miami grabbed their win in Fort Lauderdale on August 22nd.

Rasmussen College Fact

The Lions are unbeaten in their last four games and unbeaten at Exploria Stadium in 2020.

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