By the Numbers: 4.21.2012 at Richmond Kickers
City facing Richmond today at 7 p.m.It’s gameday today as the Lions face the Kickers in Richmond. Let’s dive right into it and go By The Numbers.
5- The Lions have outscored their opponents 6-1 in two matches this season. With a plus five goal differential, Orlando outpaces the next club (Charleston Battery) in that category - who only have a goal differential of two.
2- Number of victories Orlando has against Richmond in franchise history. The two are facing for the first time since Orlando ended the Kickers 2011 campaign, when the Lions defeated Richmond by a score of 3-0 in the American Division Championship at the Florida Citrus Bowl.
1,000 – Number of fans who will receive a free 2012 replica t-shirt by attending the match in Richmond in honor of Mike Burke. Burke played a total of 11 years for the Kickers, leading the team to two league titles in 2006 and 2009.
5- Points John Rooney has so far in the season. Rooney is tied atop the leaderboard with Jose (Chiva) Cuevas of the Charleston Battery, who has played one more match than the Englishmen. All of Rooney’s five points came in City’s last match in the win over Wilmington, scoring two goals in the ninth and 41st minute while adding an assist to Rob Valentino’s goal in the 54th.
4- Number of Lions ranked in the top 10 in the point leader category. John Rooney sits at No. 1, Dennis Chin and Kevin Molino are tied with four points at No. 3 while Rob Valentino has two points and is tied for the No. 8 spot.