Kathmandu: Lionel Messi’s superb team effort helped Inter Miami beat New York Red Bulls 2-0 in Major League Soccer.
Lionel Messi was not in the starting XI, although it was his goal that made all the difference for Inter Miami in their Major League Soccer match against the New York Red Bulls on Saturday.
Messi came off the bench to score an incredible solo goal in the playoff match against Inter Miami, helping his team to a 2-0 win.
He bringing down the Barcelona-style team’s prolific goal scoring was the Argentinian maestro, who has scored a number of important goals for the club in other competitions. It was also Messi’s first goal of the regular MLS season.
A week after Miami won the League Cup and reached the final of the US Open Cup, Messi was left on the bench by coach Gerard “Tata” Martino, who decided to rest the 7-time World Cup winner, but Messi came on. At the hour mark.
The Argentine World Cup winner had limited involvement after coming on alongside former Barcelona teammate Sergio Busquets, but impressed on his regular season debut with a goal in the 89th minute.