ORLANDO – Orlando City defeated Minnesota United 3-2 in their final scrimmage of the 2021 pre-season. The Lions won on scores by Junior Urso, Alexandre Pato, and Silvester van der Water in his first scrimmage with Orlando City.
Niko Hansen and Justin McMaster found the scoresheet for Minnesota.
This was Orlando’s fifth preseason win under Oscar Pareja as they delivered the Loon’s their first preseason loss.
Orlando also announced the signing of first round MLS SuperDraft selection Rio Hope-Gund to a one-year First Team contract. They said that Hope-Gund would be added to the team’s Supplemental Roster.
Orlando Opens their 2021 home opener against Atlanta United FC on Saturday April 17th.