Pareja returns to MLS as Orlando City coach

The Associated Press
FC Dallas head coach Oscar Pareja watches play against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
FC Dallas head coach Oscar Pareja watches play against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Oscar Pareja is the new coach of Major League Soccer's Orlando City Lions.

The 51-year-old Pareja returns to MLS following a stint with Club Tijuana of Liga MX. He previously coached FC Dallas, leading the club to a 78-49-41 record and making the postseason four of five seasons before departing in 2018.

Orlando City has finished 11th in the Eastern Conference each of the past two seasons. The Lions have never made the MLS playoffs.

---

More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP-Sports

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

What to Read Next