Unstoppable Lionel Messi's Spectacular Brace Seals Thrilling Inter Miami Victory in Leagues Cup Clash!
Messi scored in his third consecutive game and had his second consecutive multi-goal performance for Inter Miami in a 3-1 victory over Orlando City on Wednesday night.
Inter Miami coach Tata Martino expressed that with Messi, the most difficult things have become easier, and he's a player who scores 40 goals a season at the highest level of competition
Messi scored the first goal seven minutes into the match and added a second strike in the 72nd minute, making it five goals in three games since his much-anticipated MLS debut on July 21.
His first goal came as he skillfully controlled a pass from Robert Taylor with his chest and converted a shot under the crossbar.
Messi's second goal was a right-footed shot from a pass by Josef Martinez, showcasing his versatility.
The win advances Inter Miami to the competition Round of 16 against Dallas FC. Entomb Miami likewise had a panic right off the bat in the last part when Orlando's Mauricio Pereyra crashed into Messi. Messi stayed on the ground, inclining toward his jaw for two or three minutes.
Messi received a yellow card for a hard foul in the 21st minute and also experienced a collision with Mauricio Pereyra, resulting in a brief injury scare.