lionel messi’s surprising early exit in inter miami’s big win
Inter Miami had a Fantastic Game against Toronto FC winning 4-0. But what’s got everyone talking is the early departure of two big stars Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba, due to injuries. Coach Gerardo Martino had kept Messi and Alba out of the previous game because they were feeling tired, and he wanted to make sure they stayed healthy for the busy schedule ahead, including the U.S. Open Cup final on September 27.
What’s puzzling is that Messi left the game after only 37 minutes. This was a big surprise because Inter Miami usually does really well when Messi is on the field. In fact, they’ve won 11 out of 12 Games with Messi including three out of four Regular-season Matches.
But here’s the silver lining: Robert Taylor, who came in to replace Messi, had an incredible game. He Scored two Goals and helped make another. Taylor’s Control of the Soccer ball was impressive. He Scored a goal from far away in the 54th minute and in the 87th minute, He Managed to score from a tough Angle thanks to a Great pass from Facundo Farias. In the 73rd minute, Taylor passed the ball to Benjamin Cremaschi, who scored Inter Miami’s fourth goal.
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Even though there were early injuries and stoppages in the first half, Inter Miami stayed in control of the game and won. This victory Brings them Closer to making it to the eastern Conference playoffs. However, Messi and Alba’s injuries are a big concern with the US Open Cup final just around the corner.
Toronto FC also had some bad luck with injuries during the game. They lost Victor Vazquez and Brandon Servania to injuries within the first 26 minutes. Because of these early interruptions, the first half of the game lasted longer, and it ultimately led to a goal by Facundo Farias.
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While Inter Miami celebrates their win, the talk of the town will likely be Messi’s and Alba’s early exits and what it means for the team’s future games.