Inter Miami lost this Sunday 3-2 to Los Angeles Galaxy on the first day of the new 2021 season of Major League Soccer (MLS). The Argentinian Gonzalo Higuain actively participated in the franchise commanded by David beckham with a penalty goal (68 ‘) and an assist from Robbie Robinson (46’), but could not avoid defeat after a double from the Mexican Javier “Chicharito” Hernández (62 ‘and 73’) and somewhat defining of Sacha kljestan (81 ‘).
Phil Neville suffered his first loss as Inter Miami coach in this new challenge. Neville saw his new team take the lead twice through Robbie Robinson and a penalty from Argentine Gonzalo Higuaín, but Hernández, who was trained by Neville at Old Trafford, scored twice before Sacha Kljestan scored the goal for victory at minute 81.
Higuaín participated in this game as he assisted in the first goal and later defined his penalty in a good way, celebrating towards the tribune where David Beckham was, who celebrated with his fist raised. It was a disappointing finish for Neville’s men, who had dominated for long periods of the match. The match was attended by 8,000 spectators in the stands of the Drive Pink Stadium in Miami.
In addition to the goal and the assist, the new Inter captain, Higuaín, had several scoring situations, which were stopped by a good performance from English goalkeeper Jonathan Bond. “Cicharito” Hernández made the game bitter for the Miami team with a great definition in his goals. In the local team the Argentines Jorge Figal and Leandro González Pires were also starters, while Federico Higuaín (entered) and Julián Carranza were substitutes.
Will they be sanctioned?
MLS commissioner Don Garber assured reporters present at Fort Laurdale (according to AFP) that Inter Miami will be affected by sanctions “this week” after the franchise is found guilty of committing financial irregularities in the transfer. of Frenchman Blaise Matuidi, who arrived from Juventus in Italy last summer. The franchise commanded by Beckham did not include Matuidi as a “franchise player”, when his contract states otherwise.