one day this will happen. Inter Miami lost its first game since Lionel Messi began defending the jersey on July 21. Of course, No. 10 did not suffer a tragic fall during this Saturday’s away game against Atlanta United. After not playing with the Argentina national team against Bolivia in La Paz, Tata Martino chose to take care of his figure and did not travel more than 1,000 kilometers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
There, the Pinks were defeated 5-2.Ended a great streak of 12 consecutive games without a loss. They won the League Cup, reached the U.S. Open finals and began their dream comeback in the MLS playoffs. Inter started well until they were 1-0 up, but their equalizer sparked controversy over whether the ball went in, and within eight minutes they went from 1-0 to 1-3. Half time down.
Facundo Farias is in charge of attackThat fantasy was reignited when Tomas Aviles was awarded a penalty for handball in the opposition penalty area. Ecuadorian Leonardo Campana scored the first goal with a brilliant goal, sealing his brace with an outstanding performance to make the score 2-3. There, The matchup got heated as the discussion got heated, with each game looking more South American than the quieter MLS.
Thiago Almada had a great game
If Messi wasn’t there, 10 other players and the world champion would have accepted the applause.Thiago Almada leads Atalanta Although there is no direct intervention in these five goals. He directed his opponents and looked for his own goal, but they always managed to keep the ball out. The same opponent where Messi scored twice in the 4-0 Carabao Cup once again left space in the defense even when leading 3-2.
Thiago Almada is one of the faces of the local team (AFP).
Farias played a nice pass for Benjamin Cremaschi but the son of the Argentinian, who had just made his senior debut with the United States senior team, struggled in his poor performance. . When the Herons made changes to tie the game, Atlanta United accelerated until the fourth quarter, eventually taking a 5-2 lead. Take advantage of defensive mistakes.
Farias serves as Inter Milan’s driver in the absence of Messi. He started well and brought the level down as did the entire team (Reuters).
The 13th game of the Messi era ushered in Inter Miami’s first defeat. This is the second game since Gerardo Martino took charge. The previous game was 0-3. St. Louis City scored a brilliant free kick against Cruz Azul just days before Rio’s debut.
Tata endured a fierce duel with their old club (AFP).
At this point, the promotion of Inter Miami, which is at the bottom of Major League Soccer, has been blocked., starts winning with Messi and could climb to 11th (out of 15) if he wins. at present, 14 points left in the playoff zone, 6 points left in the playoff zone. In other words, it may be a little further away.
What will happen at Inter Miami?
Of course, with the return of a rested Lionel Messi, he will host Toronto FC on Wednesdaythey have the only team below in the Western Conference, so this will be a great opportunity to get back to winning ways. Six more MLS games follow. Good results are needed to advance to the next level of the Yankees League.
Messi is set to return on Wednesday against Toronto FC in Miami (Reuters).
They will play a classic against Orlando City on Sunday, September 24th As a visitor, three days later, They will play the U.S. Open Cup final against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday the 27th A new title is possible.
If Messi went to Atalanta, the story and development of the game would definitely be different from 2-4, but All that’s left is to think about the upcoming intense schedule and getting 100% physically fit.. Inter Miami still has time to get back on their feet and keep fighting…