Argentina’s world champion Lionel Messi’s 8th new goalI In five matches, Inter Miami beat Charlotte 4–0 on Friday, 11 August in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, allowing them to qualify for the semi-finals of the League Cup. The Leagues Cup is a tournament reserved for clubs from Major League Soccer and the Mexican first division Liga MX.
a goal at the end of the match
The seven-time Ballon d’Or scored the fourth goal for Miami in 86I minutes, served by Leonardo Campana, delighting his fans at the end of a match in which he was usually discreet. Miami took the lead at 12I The penalty was converted by Joseph Martínez in the minute and the score doubled in 32I minutes with a goal from Robert Taylor.
Charlotte, who were content to thwart the attacks of Messi and Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets for the first 45 minutes, went bold after the break. Substitute Patrick Agyemang could have reduced the score, but his header from close range bounced off the bar. Shortly after, Charlotte defender Adilson Malanda scored an own goal when he tried to intercept a low cross by Diego Gomez to Messi.
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In the semi-finals, Inter Miami will face Philadelphia Union, which won (2–1) at home against Mexican club Querétaro.