Preview: Orlando City B Travels to Face Lansing on Saturday
ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City B (3-13-4, 13 points) travels to face Lansing Ignite FC (7-5-9, 30 points) on Saturday, August 3. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET at Cooley Law School Stadium, with the match available to stream on ESPN+.
The Lions look to bounce back from a 1-0 defeat to Forward Madison FC last Saturday in Wisconsin. Madison scored the game-winner in the 57th minute of the match with a finish from J.C. Banks to break the deadlock and earn three points for Madison.
Midfielder Thiago De Souza leads the Lions with five goals this season, while teammate Serginho leads the team with four assists.
Lansing enters Saturday's matchup following a 2-0 win over the Chattanooga Red Wolves on Wednesday. The Ignite scored on both sides of the break with finishes from Robinson Moshobane in the 32nd minute and
Pato Botello Foz in the 84th to secure the victory.
Saturday's match marks the second of three between the two sides this season, with the Lions looking to avenge a 2-0 loss in their first meeting at Cooley Law School Stadium on June 22.
Following Saturday's contest, Orlando City B will then host Lansing on Friday, August 16th at 7:30 p.m. at Montverde Academy. This match will serve as one of OCB's last two home games, as the Lions end the season with five of their last six games on the road.
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