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Orlando City SC 1, New York City FC 1 | 2020 MLS Match Recap


The hosts got off to a strong start, taking two shots in the first minute, and maintained that momentum for the early part of the first half.


Ruan chased the ball to the endline, saving it from going out by sending it straight into the penalty area.


They, too, reaped the rewards of their offensive effort with a 43rd minute equalizer from Parks, who scored his second goal in three matches.


The likes of Jesus Medina and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi came closest to scoring a game winner, but goalkeeper Brian Rowe was able to match each shot and ended the night with seven saves, several of the spectacular variety.


Orlando occasionally had chances of their own to restore their lead in the second half, including a freekick from Nani in the 62nd minute saved by Sean Johnson , but only recorded one shot on target.


THE BIG PICTURE: Orlando extend their unbeaten run to 11, but lost well earned momentum halfway into the first half and never gained it back, relying on goalkeeper Brian Rowe to bail them out.






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