In what is understood to be the most difficult test for the ‘new’ Inter Miami, because they played their first match without Lionel Messi after his arrival in the United States, Las Garzas by Gerardo ‘ Tata’ Martino achieved an important victory in their aspirations for. reach the MLS Playoffs in 2023. The Fort Lauderdale organization defeated Sporting Kansas City.
In a match that was held from the DRV PNK Stadium, and that was not in the expected capacity after the absence of ’10’ due to the call with Argentina in the FIFA Date of playing in the Conmebol Qualifiers, the South Florida institution achieved 3 points which continues their hopes of climbing the positions to return to the final round of the North American league.
Led by Sergio Busquets, Leonardo Campana and Facundo Farías, ‘Tata’ Martino’s Inter Miami survived without Messi in Week 31 of MLS to reach 28 points. Although it is true that they still remain in the penultimate position of the Eastern Conference, the emotional moment is completely different from what they had before the arrival of important players such as the star of Argentina, ‘Busi’ and Jordi Dawn.
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With this win, Las Garzas moved within one point of New York RB (29), two of NYCFC (30) and three points behind Charlotte FC (31). So in the face of Week 32, considering that the New York teams will play themselves, they can subtract the points if there is a tie at Yankee Stadium and Inter Miami can beat Atlanta United to climb to the positions; Charlotte faces DC United.
It should be seen that with Messi traveling to Bolivia for the Conmebol Qualifiers towards the 2026 World Cup in North America, in a match that the Albiceleste will have on Tuesday, September 12, it is expected that one of the games in which the ‘ 10’ of the Fort Lauderdale franchise has no participation, it is precisely against Atlanta at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, on Saturday the 16th.