Orlando City SC Ties 1-1 In Inaugural MLS Game

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1-1 draw against New York City FC

ABOVE VIDEO: Ricardo Kakà​ scores on a free kick, Orlando City Soccer Club​’s first-ever Major League Soccer (MLS)​ match ended in a 1-1 draw against New York City FC​ on Sunday with 62,510 fans in attendance at the Citrus Bowl.

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A standing-room only crowd of 62,510 fans were in attendance at the Orlando Citrus Bowl for Orlando City SC’s first-ever MLS game. (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

ABOVE VIDEO: Players take the pitch as the Orlando City SC opened its inaugural Major League Soccer (MLS) season at home against New York City FC (NYCFC) on Sunday, March 8, with 62,510 fans in attendance at the Citrus Bowl.

ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceCoastDaily.com is on the scene as the Orlando City SC opened its inaugural Major League Soccer season at home against New York City FC on Sunday, with 62,510 fans in attendance at the Citrus Bowl.

 Kaká Scores Orlando City SC’s First-Ever Goal On Free Kick To Even Score For 1-1 Draw

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Orlando City SC opened its inaugural Major League Soccer season with a 1-1 draw at home against New York City FC on Sunday with 62,510 fans in attendance at the Orlando Citrus Bowl.

It was among the largest crowds ever for a Major League Soccer match, which was founded in 1996.

The Club’s historic fixture was televised on ESPN2 and SpaceCoastDaily.com was there to capture the action.

In addition, Orlando City’s first league game as a Major League Soccer Club was broadcast worldwide in more than 30 languages, and in over 100 countries.

The match also marks the first of 16 nationally televised games scheduled for Orlando in 2015.

Opening the low scoring match was New York FC midfielder Mix Diskerud to make the score 1-0. Kaká the scored on a free kick for Orlando City SC, to make the score 1-1.

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Orlando City SC opened its inaugural Major League Soccer season with a 1-1 draw at home against New York City FC on Sunday with 62,510 fans in attendance at the Orlando Citrus Bowl. (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

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Kaká scored the Orlando City SC’s first ever goal on a free kick to even the score 1-1. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

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“We’ve worked extremely hard for this day, and we’re delighted to open our first MLS season in front of 62,000 fans,” said said Orlando City Head Coach Adrian Heath. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

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