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Orlando City faces must-win game at home against Chicago Fire

Orlando City faces must-win game at home against Chicago Fire

There are moments when coaches and players invoke the "must-win" designation for effect, a proclamation of the importance of a game that, in reality, isn't sink-or-swim. The stark realities facing Orlando City, however, leave little room for debate. With just eight games remaining in the season, the Lions are tied in points with both New York City F.C. and the Montreal Impact, which holds four games in hand. With only 24 points left up for grabs, Orlando City has little-to-no wiggle room left if it wants to fulfill its playoff aspirations. A loss or tie at home to a Chicago Fire team that currently sits in last place in MLS would be devastating to those hopes. Thus,...

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