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Lion Links: 3/13/16



Hello Sunday and hello Mane Landers! Although disappointment is still fresh following our 1-1 draw against the Fire on Friday, we are still full of energy to provide you another edition of Lion Links! Have a nice Sunday while enjoying the upcoming Lion Links.

Cyle Larin Strikes Again

Canadian striker Cyle Larin seems to have brought into the 2016 season his stupendous hot streak which made him one of the most dangerous players in the 2015 MLS season. Follow last week’s goal, which led to the dramatic comeback against Real Salt Lake City, Larin netted again for Orlando with a sensational strike from inside the box that put the Lions ahead before Chicago equalized few minutes later. Enjoy once again Larin’s strike while waiting eagerly next weekend’s encounter against NYCFC.

Orlando Pride Announces Preseason Friendlies

As the new NWSL season looms, the Orlando Pride have announced four dates in which they have scheduled their preseason friendlies. Each of its opponents are teams from around Florida, and The Mane Land will be updating you on these matches in the upcoming days. Stay tuned for some fresh details!

USWNT U-17 clinches World Cup berth

The United States Women's National Under 17 Team has booked its place in the upcoming 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which is scheduled for next September and will be hosted by Jordan. The USWNT qualified for this tournament following its sensational 5-0 victory over neighbors Canada thanks to goals from Spaanstra, Canniff, Kuhlmann, Smith, and Tagliaferri. Meanwhile, the team will face Mexico on Sunday for the 2016 Women's CONCACAF Championship

Edwin Van der Sar returns between the posts….and saves a penalty

Do you remember Edwin Van der Sar? Former Manchester United goalkeeper with whom he collected several trophies, including the UEFA Champions League back in 2008. The Dutch goalkeeper returned in action with a local club from Netherlands to ease their goalkeepers' crisis and he was immediately on the field on Saturday. VV Noordwijk may have earned a point in this match, but it would not have been possible if this did not happen…

That's it for today, folks. Enjoy Soccer Sunday!


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