Orlando City advanced to the Eastern Conference as it took one of the most chaotic penalty shootouts of all time to get there
After 120 minutes of play couldn’t separate Orlando and New York City after Nani and Maxime Chanot‘s goals inside the opening eight minutes canceled each other out, an insanely dramatic penalty shootout ended in the favor of Orlando City.
Following goalkeeper Pedro Gallese‘s second yellow card for coming off the line, Orlando put defender Rodrigo Schlegel in as keeper. After letting two slip in, the Argentine stepped up and delivered a huge save to set up Benji Michel‘s winning penalty.
Orlando now advances to the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs, where they will play the winner of Tuesday’s clash between the Philadelphia Union and the New England Revolution.
PRO also issued a statement following Saturday’s contest to clarify some of the decisions that caused much confusion during the penalty shootout. Here are the best Twitter reactions from Orlando City’s unforgettable win.
They really did add this as a specialty and limited edition item in their store for a price of $144.99.
The infamous double post penalty shootout between the Portland Timbers and Sporting KC in 2015…
Here are some pretty accurate on the entertainment value of the match.