By The Numbers: 5.24.2012 vs. LA Blues
Facts and figures behind tonight's match against the LA BluesIn a table where every team remains competitive, every match counts. Tonight’/Tomorrow’s match against the fourth place Blues will go a long way in determining where Orlando will place come the end of the season. Check out important facts and figures in today’s By The Numbers.
1 - The match against LA will be Orlando’s first against the Blues in franchise history. The two clubs did not meet in 2011.
4 - The Los Angeles Blues currently sit fourth in the USL PRO table with an impressive record of 3-2-1 through six matches. The Blues have not lost a match since April 20th, when they fell to the Rochester Rhinos by a score of 2-0. Both of their losses have come to Rochester, who is tied with Orlando atop the league table.
2 - Number of Orlando City players who are in the top seven of goals scored category. Dennis Chin is tied for second with three goals while John Rooney is tied for seventh with two goals.
120 - Number of minutes played in LA’s loss to Ventura County in the second round of the Open Cup on May 22. The County Fusion scored in the 107th and 116th minutes of extra time after being tied 1-1 to secure the victory.
6 - Number of goals Los Angeles has given up through six matches. The Blues haven’t allowed more than two goals in any of their matches so far in 2012.
4,000 - Number of miles traveled by LA Blues Forward Bright Dike. “BK” is currently on loan with the Blues, but was called back to play for Portland in their friendly match against Valencia last night (963 miles). He then hopped on a plane, traveling 3,037 miles from there to Orlando.
Tickets for the match start at just $15 and are available by calling (855) ORL-CITY. Be sure to secure your seat today! For more information, visit Orlandocitysoccer.com.