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Orlando to host 2019 MLS All-Star Game

Dom Dwyer was stopped on two big scoring chances in his return to Kansas City, while Felipe Gutierrez lifted Sporting KC past Orlando City. Via MLS

The city of Orlando along with Orlando City SC has been chosen to host the 2019 MLS All-Star Game, both the team and MLS announced on Thursday.

The event will be held at Orlando City Stadium, while the opponent and actual date of the game are still to be determined. Since opening in 2017, attendance for Orlando City's matches has been more than 99 percent of the stadium's 25,500 capacity.

"Orlando City SC has played an important role in the rise and advancement of Major League Soccer during the...

Josef Martinez makes MLS history as Atlanta United defeats Orlando City SC

Josef Martinez's record-setting 28th goal of the season made the difference in Orlando as Atlanta United edged past Southeast rivals Orlando City.
Josef Martinez puts Atlanta United ahead at Orlando City with his 28th goal of the season, setting a new mark for MLS goals in a single season.

Josef Martinez broke the Major League Soccer record for goals in a season as Atlanta United defeated Orlando City SC 2-1 in Orlando on Friday night.

Martinez scored in the 74th minute to set the league record with his 28th goal of the season, surpassing the mark set by Roy Lassiter in the inaugural MLS season in 1996 and matched by Chris Wondolowski in 2012 and Bradley Wright-Phillips in 2014.

But it was center-back Leandro Gonzalez Pirez who gave Atlanta the lead after 21 minutes when a spilled...

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Orlando City SC acquire defender Carlos Ascues on loan from Alianza Lima

Late game heroics from Wayne Rooney to set up Luciano Acosta gives DC United a crucial win over Orlando City to stay alive in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Orlando City SC acquired defender Carlos Ascues on loan from Alianza Lima of Peru for the remainder of the season, pending receipt of his international transfer certificate and P-1 visa, the club announced Thursday.

The deal gives Orlando City the option to extend the loan through the 2019 season.

Orlando City filed paperwork to obtain Ascues prior to the closing of the MLS secondary transfer window on Aug. 8, but a documentation issue held up formal approval and a waiver was granted from FIFA to...