Saddled with a winless streak that dates back to last season, Orlando City SC is eager to come away with its first win of the year, and Sacha Kljestan wants to be a part of it.
Kljestan and the Lions play host to the New York Red Bulls on Saturday afternoon.
Orlando City (0-2-1) returns to the pitch for the first time since a 2-0 loss to New York City FC on March 17. The Lions are ninth in the Eastern Conference, ahead of only the Chicago Fire and defending MLS Cup champion and Supporters' Shield winner Toronto FC.
The Red Bulls (2-1-0), currently third in the East, bounced back from a shutout loss at Real Salt Lake on St. Patrick's Day with a 3-0 rout of Minnesota United FC on Saturday at home.
"We've had a long time to be focused on our opponent and put everything into this game that we can," Orlando head coach Jason Kreis said. << Read more
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