Orlando City Part Company With Coach Jason Kreis

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Orlando City have parted ways with coach Jason Kreis after his side endured a six-game losing streak stretching back to last month.

After 64 games in charge, Kreis and the club agreed to terminate the American's contract after a 2018 campaign that saw The Lions win 6 games straight before a further 6 straight losses.

Assistant coach Bobby Murphy will take interim charge of first team matters until a new coach is appointed in the near future.

Kreis' assistant coaches CJ Brown and Miles Joseph have left the club with immediate effect.

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Jason Kreis' record at the helm in Florida leaves a lot to be desired with the talent currently on the club's roster. He won just 21 matches in his 64 games in charge.

Club CEO Alex Leitao said: "This is a very difficult decision to take, but sometimes in sports we must make tough decisions with the best future of the organization in mind."

"I have enormous respect for Jason and the work his team have done in Orlando. He arrived in a difficult moment and is leaving with a legacy of respect and professionalism."

Kreis was hired midway through the 2016 season, replacing City's first ever MLS coach Adrian Heath.

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