Ramiro Enrique scores go-ahead goal in stoppage time to help Orlando rally from a 2-goal deficit

Orlando City forward Ramiro Enrique (7) during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the New York Red Bulls, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Phelan M. Ebenhack, Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Ramiro Enrique scored a go-ahead goal in second-half stoppage time and Orlando rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Columbus Crew 4-3 on Saturday night for its seventh win in the last nine MLS matches.

Enrique also tied it at 3-all in the 86th minute.

Orlando (14-6-8) won its fourth straight regular-season home game for the first time since 2018. Orlando has also won all six meetings with Columbus at Exploria Stadium. Columbus (13-9-6) has scored 31 goals in its last 14 MLS matches.

Columbus led 1-0 at halftime before an exciting six-goal second half.

Five minutes after Orlando tied it at 1-all, Diego Rossi scored his 50th career MLS goal to give Columbus a 2-1 lead in the 56th minute. Rossi was left wide open near the penalty spot and slotted it inside the post.

Cucho Hernández made it 3-1 in the 68th, but Orlando midfielder Facundo Torres scored five minutes later for a one-goal deficit. Hernández, coming off a hat-trick last time out, tapped in a breakaway cross from Alexandru Matan for his 10th MLS goal.


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