Injury Report Orlando

NYCFC will be without four players for the third and final game against Orlando City in 2017.


Ronald Matarrita and Khiry Shelton remain injured, while Andrea Pirlo has flown back to New York for treatment on a minor knee injury.


The Italian is expected to return to training next week.


Yangel Herrera’s absence continues as he represents Venezuela in the U20 World Cup in Venezuela.


The Vinotinto got their campaign off to a dream start on Friday night with a shock 2-0 victory over their German counterparts.


For Orlando, Kevin Alston and Tommy Redding are both out as Jason Kreis’s side go for a third win over their fellow 2015 Expansion Team this season.


Injury Report


NYCFC

  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended next yellow card: MF Alex Ring
  • International duty: MF Yangel Herrera (Venezuela Under-20 national team)
  • Injury Report: OUT – DF Ronald Matarrita (high ankle sprain), MF Andrea Pirlo (knee), FW Khiry Shelton (hamstring)


Orlando City

  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended next yellow card: MF Cristian Higuita
  • International duty: DF Tommy Redding (US Under-20 national team)
  • Injury Report: OUT — DF Kevin Alston (knee) 


All-Time Series


All-Time (8 matches): Orlando -- 5 wins, 14 goals scored ... NYC -- 1 win, 11 goals scored ... 2 draws


In Orlando (5 matches): Orlando -- 4 wins, 7 goals scored ... NYC -- 0 wins, 3 goals scored ... 1 draw


Referees


Referee: Mark Geiger
Assistant Referees: Kermit Quisenberry (bench side), Logan Brown (far)
Fourth Official: Caleb Mendez

Injury Report: Quartet Missing for Orlando -