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MLS Recap: Daryl Dike Nets Ninth of the Year in Lions’ 1-1 Draw Against Nashville

ORLANDO – Orlando City SC (12-9-12, 48 points) battled to a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon in the Club’s regular season home finale against Nashville SC (12-4-17, 53 points) at Exploria Stadium.

The Lions looked to have scored a stoppage-time game-winner off the foot of Andrés Perea following an Alexandre Pato free kick, but the goal was waived after VAR deemed a foul on the play prior to the finish.

Daryl Dike scored the lone goal for City on the afternoon, his ninth of the campaign to set a new single-season best. Dike has now tallied a total of seven goal contributions through the Lions last eight matches, with six goals and an assist in that stretch.

Chris Mueller and Nani each tallied an assist on Dike’s first half finish, the former notching his 24th as a Lion while the latter extended his own franchise record with his 26th.

City now travels to take on CF Montréal on Decision Day, Sunday, Nov. 7 at Stade Saputo.

Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET as the Lions look to clinch a berth in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs for the second-consecutive year.

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