Lionel Messi Did not play in Saturday’s MLS game against Atlanta United because severe wear and tear He is a player who stands between his team and the Argentinian national team. inter miami He paid a high price for his absence, being beaten 5-2 as a visiting team, complicating his goal of advancing to the playoffs.
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The question now is whether Can you play or not? This Wednesday (8:30 p.m. Argentina time) against Toronto FC, the last team in the Eastern Conference. From Miami’s point of view, nothing is certain yet, and reality suggests that everything will only be resolved when the game gets closer.
However, in the Canadian team They believed the Argentina captain would be there from the start.
Toronto FC head coach’s sarcastic response
Toronto FC head coach Terry Dunfield said some irony Messi may return after not representing his country against Bolivia or Inter Miami against Atlanta United.
“Fortunately, now we have to play against a rested Messi” Dunfield said with a smile and a reverential tone. “But I’m sure the kids (their players) are thinking about this game,” he said later, suggesting the focus was entirely beyond the world champion’s presence.
Lionel Messi is Inter Miami’s biggest doubt against Toronto FC
he inter miami There’s one key promise: he needs to beat at home toronto football club Continuing to add points puts them into the playoff qualifying area.The big question is whether Lionel Messi whether he will play or whether he will continue his recovery on the sidelines.
The world’s best player is recovering from muscle discomfort he suffered on his debut. South American Qualifiers Against Ecuador, this sidelined him from his second appearance against Bolivia in La Paz.
when he found out total nitrogen People close to Inter Miami captain Messi We’ll have to wait until game day to find out if he will participate. Among the starters, on the bench, or if he won’t be called up directly.
Gerardo Martino Assembling a team to face a team at the bottom of the MLS standings will feel like the Rosario player didn’t arrive, as he will address the issue on Wednesday. The most important match ahead of him is Wednesday the 27th, when he will compete in the final of the US Open.