Orlando City’s Cyle Larin Scores In Stoppage Time To Propel Lions To 2-1 Win, Conference Lead
By FOX Sports // April 15, 2017
First MLS team ever to go 4-0 in new tadium
ABOVE VIDEO: Cyle Larin’s goal in stoppage time give Orlando City a 2-1 win and a 4-0 record at their new stadium. OCS is now in first place in the Eastern Conference.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (FOX SPORTS) – Cyle Larin scored in stoppage time, Will Johnson had a goal and an assist and Orlando City beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 on Saturday to remain unbeaten at home this season.
Larin scored on a sliding volley off Johnson’s corner kick in the 91st minute for his fourth goal of the season.
Johnson opened the scoring in the ninth minute, chest-trapping — off one bounce — a long, arcing pass from Scott Sutter near the top-left corner of the box before blasting a right-footer into the far corner of the net.
Romain Alessandrini, a 28-year-old designated player acquired by Los Angeles (2-4-0) on Jan. 31, tied it in the 83rd with his fourth goal in three games.
Alessandrini took a pass from Jermaine Jones and, just outside the top of the box, cut back to evade two defenders and fired in a low, right-footed finish off the post.
Joe Bendik had five saves for Orlando City (4-1-0), which allowed an MLS-high 60 goals in 2016 but has just four goals against this season.
Next Up for Orlando City is a game with second place New York City FC in the Big Apple next Sunday April, 23 at 1:30 pm ET.
The game can be seen on Fox Sports 1.
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ABOVE VIDEO: Jeff Radcliffe and Tom Traxler recap City’s win courtesy of Cyle’s late game heroics.