Orlando City currently sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference with 30 points through 21 games. As of now, before the Lions host the conference-leading Union, there are 13 games left in the regular season. Right now is the push to the playoffs.
With this final charge to the finish, Orlando needs to sharpen its game and secure on of the seven playoff spots in the conference, because there are a handful of teams down the table who could make a serious charge up the standings in this home stretch.
Let's take a look at a few of these playoff outsiders, why they're a threat to leapfrog Orlando and how they matchup with the Lions.