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Philadelphia Union wraps up its friendly schedule in Florida with a closed-door scrimmage against Orlando City. Kick off from Osceola County Stadium is set for 12:30 p.m. ET. With the match unable to be streamed, we'll be providing updates below on our live blog presented by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater. Updates will begin shortly before the start of the friendly and will be updated as quickly as we can.

2:22 p.m.- Final whistle rings out and Orlando City claims the final friendly in Florida by a 3-1 margin. Boys in Blue are headed home with one more preseason match that will be livestreamed against D.C. United on Wednesday, March 31st beginning at 3 p.m. ET.

2:16 p.m.- End to end action as Orlando City rings one off the cross bar.

2:14 p.m.- Fontana collects a pass from the midfield but sees his shot saved by. the keeper.

2:08 p.m.- GOAL! Paxten Aaronson takes it from the midfield line, dribbles past three Orlando City SC defenders and fires a right-footed blast that nutmegs the goalkeeper in the 79th minute!

2:01 p.m.- It's a warm one down here and both sides take a hydration break in the 75th minute.

1:54 p.m.- Orlando City nets a goal in the 63rd minute. Quick counter from the Florida side and they add to their lead.

1:51 p.m.- Union make some changes at the 60th minute mark. Wagner, Elliott, Glesnes and Bedoya leave the pitch and are replaced by Matt Real, Matej Oravec, Cole Turner and Jack McGlynn.

1:48 p.m.- Orlando City SC awarded a PK. Blakes guesses correctly but the shot is wide of the post.

1:43 p.m.- Orlando City SC gets a free kick 25 yards out but Jack Elliott clears it away as the Union try to counter but are dispossessed at midfield. 

1:40 p.m.- First shot of the half comes via Kai Wagner but the left back's shot is just over the crossbar.

1:37 p.m.- Back at it as the Union kick off. Only one change for the Union as Brandan Craig comes in in defense in place of Aurelien Collin. 

1:35 p.m.- Second half about to get started but check out a few of our top photos from the first half.

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1:21 p.m.- Union battling back we've reach halftime with Orlando City SC up 2-0 at the break.

1:16 p.m.- Chances starting to come for the Union attack as Quinn Sullivan picks out Kai Wagner in the attack. The outside back hammers a shot but the keeper makes the stop.

1:13 p.m.- Union nearly get one back as a pass is threaded to homegrown Paxten Aaronson but the 17-year-old just misses connecting with a blast at the edge of the box.

1:09 p.m.- Orlando City doubles its lead with a goal in the 35th minute. Ball swung into the box on a quick build up and an Orlando City player lays out and tips it past Blake.

1:07 p.m.- Dangerous tackle earns the Union a free kick opportunity from 35 yards out. Wagner flicks into the box but the keeper claims it.

1:06 p.m.- So homegrown, homegrown, homegrown? 5 o'clock somewhere right?

1:05 p.m.- Orlando earns a corner. Union get the first touch but ORL recovers it at the edge of the box and fires a shot wide.

1:02 p.m.- Orlando City SC gets the opening goal in the 28th minute off a headed chance.

1:01 p.m.- Orlando forces a turnover and tries to chip the defense but Andre Blake recognizes the situation and comes off this line to shut down any opportunity.  

12:59 p.m.- Union now with long stretches of possession as we hit the 25th minute of play. Patience in the build up as the squad looks for a scoring chance.  

12:54 p.m.- Orlando City finally takes a shot but it's blasted high and wide of goalkeeper Andre Blake.

12:51 p.m.- First yellow card shown is handed out to Aurelien Collin outside the Union's 18-yard box.

12:48 p.m.- Union earn the first corner of the match. Kai Wagner serves it in and connects with Anthony Fontana at the top of the box but the midfielder's shot goes wide.

12:42 p.m.- First chance from the Union is sparked by the homegrowns as Jack de Vries gets some space on the left flank. Tries to pick out Quinn Sullivan but the keeper punches it clear.

12:40 p.m.- Orlando comes out of the gates controlling possession but the Union's young lineup is staying organized and minimizing any chances in the first five minutes.

12:35 p.m.- Referee blows the whistle and we are underway.

12:30 p.m.- Both teams taking to the pitch now, we're moments away from kick off!

12:25 p.m.- Here is how the Boys in Blue will start things out against Orlando City SC.

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12:10 p.m.-  Both teams have arrived and are warming up ahead of today's friendly. The match will feature two 45-minute halves like a typical league contest. Staring XI will be announced before kick off.