Lionel Messi (Inter Miami) scored in his U.S. Major League Soccer (MLS) debut, extending his offensive point streak to nine games.
Messi scored a goal to lead Inter Miami to a 2-0 victory over New York Red Bull in the 26th round of the 2023 MLS at Red Bull Arena in New York, New Jersey, 토토사이트 on Sunday.
Messi, who joined Miami in June, has been on the roster since the League Cup last month. Over the past month, Messi has led Miami to the League Cup title and the U.S. Open Cup final.
After playing non-stop for the past month, Messi started the game on the bench. After watching the game from the bench, Messi made his MLS debut in the 15th minute of the second half when he was substituted for Leonardo Campagna with the score 1-0.
Looking for a goal, 스포츠토토 Messi found the back of the net in the 44th minute off an assist from Benjamin Cremazzi.
It was Messi’s ninth consecutive game with an offensive point since joining Miami. Messi made his first appearance in front of U.S. fans in a League Cup group stage match against Cruz Azul on March 22, scoring the game-winner in stoppage time.
Messi then found the back of the net in all seven matches as Miami won the League Cup, tallying one assist in 10 games. On Sept. 24, he earned two assists in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals against Cincinnati, including a precise cross that set up the game-winner when the Reds were down 2-0.
Miami, the last-place team in the MLS Eastern Conference prior to Messi’s arrival, moved up one spot to 14th in the standings with the win, improving to 21 points on six wins, three draws and 14 games played, 스포츠토토맨 dropping Toronto FC (19 points) to 15th.