In Texas, the team led by Gerardo Martino, which included the captain of the Argentine National Team from the start, lost 1-0 in its second preparation match for the next MLS season.
Inter Miami of Lionel Messi He still hasn’t seen victory in 2024. Las Garzas fell 1-0 on their visit to FC Dallaswithin the framework of a friendly as preparation for the next season of the Major League Soccer (MLS) at Cotton Bowl Stadium.
Gerardo Martino’s team continues to feel the effects of going through their first games of the new year and suffered a hard fall against a more than direct rival in the next season of the American league. Only two minutes passed from the initial whistle that the homeowner was already ahead on the scoreboardafter Jesus Ferreira managed to escape from his marker to be one-on-one with Drake Callender and managed to overcome his resistance to overtake his team.
After the goal almost from the locker room, it was Inter Miami who managed to impose conditions against an opponent who tirelessly dedicated themselves to defending that minimal advantage. Lionel Messi had chances to score an Olympic goal as well as being one-on-one with the rival goalkeeper and assisting his teammates, but there was no way to break the Texan resistance..
The captain of the Argentine National Team was replaced along with Luis Suárez and Sergio Busquets at 18 minutes of the second stagein a meeting where His opponent had 26! different players in a scene even exaggerated for these first preseason games.
Inter Miami’s tour will continue and in exactly one week they will have a match against Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia, at the beginning of the Asian leg of the world tour of Messi’s team who will play in that country and Japan before returning to the United States to close with a friendly against Newell’s.
Full Time! Inter Miami fell during its visit to FC Dallas
Lionel Messi’s Herons lost 1-0 to the Texas team, which won with Jesús Fereira’s goal from the locker room.
38′ 2T: Almost goal by FC Dallas
Drake Callender saved Inter Miami from what would have been 2-0 in favor of the home owner.
18′ 2T: Changes in Inter Miami
Messi, Suárez, Busquets and Gressel come out. Campana, Stefanelli, Gregore and Sunderland enter.
The second half has started!
The second stage of the duel between FC Dallas and Messi’s Inter Miami is already being played at the Cotton Bowl.
Changes at Inter Miami
Enter McVey and Taylor. Avilés and Ruiz retire.
Changes at FC Dallas
Lletget, Farrington, Korca, Gonzalez, Maurer, Pondeca and Farfan entered. Sealy, Ibeagha, Junqua, Ansah, Paes, Endeley and Fraser withdrew.
End of the first half
With Jesus Ferreira’s locker room goal, FC Dallas goes into the locker room with a narrow lead over Messi’s Inter Miami.
43′ 1T: Luis Suárez had it!
After a play between Messi and Jordi Alba, the Pistolero found the ball at the far post but was unable to convert the attempt into a goal.
40′ 1T: Change in FC Dallas
Enter Norris, sell Ferreira.
35′ 1T: Changes in FC Dallas
García and Ntsabeleng enter. Illaramendi and Arriola leave.
29′ Illaramendi tested Callender, who sent the ball to the corner
Vasco tried with a strong left-footed shot from mid-range that forced the Inter Miami goalkeeper to respond to clear the ball.
27′ 1T: Suárez cross and Messi almost converts with a volley
El Pistolero left the center of the rival area to assist the Argentine with his shot, who failed to achieve equality with his left foot.
15′ 1T: Doble chance de Inter Miami
First Luis Suárez and then David Raya, the Herons are in search of equality.
12′ 1T: New great chance for Messi
The captain of the Argentine National Team was left one-on-one after Sergio Busquets’ great pass but his shot was stopped by goalkeeper Paes.
7′ 1T: Messi almost scored an Olympic goal!
The captain of the Argentine National Team tested the rival goalkeeper and was very close to scoring the only goal missing in his illustrious career.
2′ 1T: FC Dallas goal!
Jesús Ferreira surprises Messi’s Inter Miami in the first risky play of the match.
The game has started!
The duel between Inter Miami against Dallas began.
19:55 – Last details before the opening whistle
The teams are already in the locker rooms, the start of the match is imminent.
19.45 – How FC Dallas and Inter Miami arrive at the friendly duel
FC Dallas begins his path of preparation towards the next MLS season: this match against Inter Miami It will be the first in 2024 for all of Texas. Last season, the Cowboys finished seventh in the Western Conference and scored 46 points, finishing 10 points behind the area leader, St. Louis City SC.
For its part, Inter Miami will dispute his second friendly and will try to find his first victory of the year. The team that has Messi as captain has just drawn 0-0 against El Salvador at the Cuscatlán Stadium in San Salvador.
19.30 – The formation of FC Dallas vs. Inter Miami, for the friendly duel
Maarten Paes; Sebastien The battleNkosi Tafari BurgessSamuel junk, Herbert Endeley, Liam FraserAsier IllarramendiDante SealyEugene Ansah yPaul Arriola. DT: Nicholas Estevez.
19.15 – The confirmed eleven of Inter Miami vs. FC Dallas, for the friendly duel
Drake Steven Callender; DeAndre YedlinTomás AvilesSerhiy Kryvtsov, Noah Allen, Jordi Alba; Julian GresselSergio BusquetsDavid Ruiz; Luis Suarez y Lionel Messi. DT: Gerardo Martino.
19.00 – FC Dallas vs. Inter Miami, LIVE: where to watch on TV and ONLINE
18.45 – How the last confrontation between Dallas and Inter Miami ended
The last time they played was in August 2023 and the match ended 4-4 for the Leagues Cup. Then, on penalties, Lionel Messi’s team won 5-3 to advance to the quarterfinals.
18.30 – The next friendlies coming up for Inter Miami
This month, Lionel Messi’s team will face Al Hilal and Al Nassr. Then, he will have a tour of Japan to face Hong Kong and Vissel Kobe.
Meanwhile, on Thursday, February 15, they will host Newell’s de Rosario at the DRV PNK Stadium.
18.15 – Messi’s shirt is now ready for tonight’s duel
Inter Miami already has the locker room prepared, in advance of the match against Dallas.
18.01 – Dallas vs. Inter Miami, for the friendly duel: where to watch live and data
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