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Inter Miami draws friendly in Messi’s reunion with Newell’s

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Inter Miami draws friendly in Messi’s reunion with Newell’s

In a friendly match held on Thursday night (15), in Fort Lauderdale, in the United States, Inter Miami e Newell´s Old Boys they were tied 1-1.

The match marked the reunion of Lionel Messi with the club where he played as a child before moving to Barcelona. The Argentine created some opportunities, but missed the mark and was substituted midway through the second half.

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Com Messi e Luis Suarez among holders, the Inter Miami went after Newell’s from the beginning and saw Freire miss a great opportunity after just 2 minutes. The header went over the baseline. When the Argentines first arrived, Drake Callender avoided the goal with a good save.

The Newell’s thing has woken up Messi. The Argentine saw the shot scrape the post after an individual play and then was in danger with a free kick.

In the second half, the Inter Miami continued to control possession of the ball, but providing space for the team’s counterattacks. Newell´s Old Boys. When required, Callender did his part. At 13 minutes, Messi he scored with Alba and sent it into the net from the outside.

In sequence, Luis Suarez e Messi were replaced. A fan invaded the pitch and ran towards the Argentine star, but was restrained by security guards. The goals happened without the stars on the field.

In the 18th minute, Borgelin took advantage of Robert Taylor’s cross and headed the ball home. Inter Miami in front of the scoreboard. O Newell´s Old Boys He took advantage of the hosts slowing down to equalize in the 38th minute. Franco Diaz stole the ball from the defender, invaded the area and finished past the goalkeeper.

This was the last friendly Inter Miami before the season, which starts next Wednesday (21), against Real Salt Lake, in the debut in MLS.

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