One of the biggest doubts in the recent matches of Inter Miami is whether Lionel Messi will be able to take the field with his teammates, since he came off the bench due to muscle discomfort against Toronto FC , he didn’t play. Clásico del Sol’ against Orlando City and the 2023 US Open Cup final against Houston Dynamo. This Saturday, against NYCFC, he won’t be there either.
Inter Miami has made its lineup official for the match that will pit them against the New Yorkers from the DRV PNK Stadium, but the ’10’ of Las Garzas will not be part of the match, after not being included in the squad. There are other important elements in the lineup of Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino, but the captain of Fort Lauderdale is not on the bench, so we will have to wait to see him again.
It is worth noting that after the cup title game was lost on American soil, the South American strategist made it clear that in the said game there is no reason to risk a major injury and that they will go daily to find out an is the state where the Qatar 2022 world champion is located; In this break, it is confirmed that he is not fit yet.
Likewise, although Messi spent a few minutes in Inter Miami’s last practice before this home game, it is evident that the fact that he entered the session at the Florida Blue Training Center a few minutes after his teammates team showed that it is very complicated. the champions of the 2021 MLS season.
When will Messi be back?
Las Garzas’ next game is against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday, October 4, so if he gets minutes in that game, Messi will step onto Soldier Field for the first time in Major League Soccer and try to beat another Las Garzas’ direct rival Inter Miami in the race to reach the Playoffs, but with the urgency that the regular season is coming to an end.