MLS: Orlando City SC Drops 2-0 Decision to CF Montréal

MONTRÉAL ( – Orlando City SC (4-4-2, 14 points) dropped a 2-0 decision to CF Montréal (4-6-0, 10 points) on Saturday night.

The Lions fell behind after goals in quick succession for the hosts.

The scoring opened with an own goal from Robin Jansson in the 62nd minute after a deflected-shot from Aaron Herrera. Montréal then added to their lead four minutes later with a goal from Romell Quioto.

The hosts broke the deadlock just after the 60-minute mark with Montréal getting off a few shots in rapid succession. The ball popped out to Herrera just outside the box and took a shot, deflecting off Robin Jansson and into the back of the net for an own goal.

CF Montréal would add to their lead just four minutes later with Herrera and Bryce Duke combining some quick passing before the former fired in a cross to Quioto at the penalty spot. Quioto slammed home a low shot for the hosts’ second of the night.

The Lions next head to Charlotte FC to begin their defense of their Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup title on Tuesday, May 9.

That match is set to kickoff at 7 p.m. ET from the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex at Matthews on the CBS Sports Golazo Network.

Match Notes:

  • Midfielder César Araújo notched his 50th appearance in all competitions as a Lion with the start in the match.
  • With the start on Saturday night, Forward Ercan Kara played in his 40th match for Orlando City across all competitions.
  • Head Coach Oscar Pareja made no changes to his starting lineup from his side’s matchup against LA Galaxy.
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