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Scouting report: Dom Dwyer in starting XI for Orlando City against New York Red Bulls

Dom Dwyer has participated fully in Orlando City's recent training sessions after missing time with a quad strain. (Jordan Culver/Orlando Sentinel)

Orlando City vs. New York Red Bulls, 1

WHERE: Orlando City Stadium

WATCH: Broadcast on UniMás, live streamed on Twitter

THE BUZZ: Winless Orlando City returns to Orlando City Stadium to face the New York Red Bulls, who are 2-1-0 through three matches so far this season. The match is a reunion for former Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan, who was traded to Orlando City in the preseason in exchange for Carlos Rivas, Tommy Redding and $150,000 in Targeted Allocation Money. … The Lions have scored just two goals through three MLS matches so far this season and have been without striker Dom Dwyer, who is set to return against the Red Bulls. … Midfielder Josué Colmán says he’s now fully fit and ready to go. He made his debut against NYCFC two weeks ago. … Holding midfielder Uri Rosell (knee) and center back Jonathon Spector (concussion) are both out for the match, though both were spotted at training during the week. … The Red Bulls are preparing for a two-legged CONCACAF Champions League semifinal with Chivas de Guadalajara. The first leg is Wednesday. … The Red Bulls are led by star striker Bradley Wright-Philips, who, who has three goals in MLS competition. … No players are listed as out for the Red Bulls, though attacker Alejandro Romero Gamarra is dealing with a quad injury. He did not play in the club’s 3-0 victory over Minnesota.


Orlando City (4-4-2 diamond): Bendik; Sutter, Sané, Tarek, El-Munir; Lindley (holding mid), Yotún (right mid), Johnson (left mid), Kljestan (No. 10, captain); Meram, Dwyer

Bench: Edwards, Allen, Higuita, Laryea, Powers, Mueller, Colmán

New York Red Bulls: Bezecourt, Collin, Duncan, Etienne Jr., Kaku, Lade, Redding, Rivas, Robles, Rzatkowski, Valot

Bench: Adams, Lawrence, Long, Meara, Parker, Royer, Wright-Phillips




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