NYCFC vs. Orlando City, 4:06
WHERE: Yankee Stadium
BROADCAST: TV – Univision, live stream on Twitter
THE BUZZ: It’s finally time for Sacha Kljestan to make his debut for Orlando City. The No. 10 is expected to provide a spark for an Orlando City attack that struggled to generate chances in the final third last week against Minnesota United, despite dominating possession. … NYCFC is off to a 2-0-0 start for the first time in club history. … Star forward and team captain David Villa has an assist and a goal through two games, but will miss today’s game after a late fitness test, according to the club. 20-year-old attacking mid Jesús Medina is turning heads with his performances in the club’s first two outings. … Orlando City is working with one healthy striker, with Dom Dwyer and Stéfano Pinho still out with injuries. Rookie Chris Mueller will start against NYCFC.
NYCFC: Johnson, Sweat, Callens, Chanot, Abdul-Salaam, Ring, Herrera, Moralez, Wallace, Tajouri-Shradi, Medina
Subs: Awuah, Ibeagha, Lewis, Matarrita, McNamara, Ofori, Stuver
Orlando City: 4-4-2 diamond — Bendik; (Right to left) Allen, Spector (C), Tarek, Munir; (holding mid) Higuita, (right mid) Yotún, (left mid) Johnson, (No. 10) Kljestan; Mueller, Meram
Subs: Edwards, Sané, Sutter, Lindley, Layrea, Colmán, Villareal