In a surprising twist of fate, football sensation Lionel Messi has made a triumphant return to the field despite recent injury setbacks. However, his comeback was short-lived as he was forced to leave the game early during the match against Toronto.– moneyBag24.com Sports Desk
Because, one of the most iconic figures of the game, Messi was forced to leave the field with a leg injury in just 37 minutes of the game. This is not the first time for Messi to be dropped this season. Adding to the worries, another key player, Jordi Alba, made an early exit from the same match due to injury concerns. Despite these challenges, Inter Miami managed to secure a 4-0 win over Toronto thanks to an exceptional performance from Robert Taylor.
Inter Miami vs. Toronto Match Updates
The match against Toronto serves as a redemption opportunity for Inter Miami after their recent defeat against Atlanta United. Messi’s presence on the field in the 23rd minute initially gave the team hope, but unfortunately, his powerful shot hit the crossbar and he had to be withdrawn due to his injury. Then Robert Taylor stepped on the field instead of Messi.
Lionel Messi & Jordi Alba’s Unexpected Exit for Apparent Injuries: in Inter Miami vs. Toronto Match
Much like Messi, Alba had to make an early exit after just 33 minutes of play due to his own injury. Despite this unexpected challenge, Inter Miami took control of the match and convincingly outplayed their opponents.
Spotlight on the game: Taylor! Who instead of Messi admirably secured the win. Taylor showed his skills with a sensational goal from outside the box in the 54th minute, which contributed significantly to Inter Miami’s victory. Benjamin Cramsey added another goal in the 70th minute and Taylor again found the back of the net with a powerful strike in the 86th minute, cementing his status as the standout performer of the match.
After the game, Inter Miami’s coach, Gerardo Martino, expressed concern over the extent of Messi and Alba’s injuries and stressed the need for a thorough medical evaluation.
This is not Messi’s first encounter with injury this season and Alba already missed the match against Atalanta United due to fitness concerns. These injuries have raised doubts over their availability for the upcoming matches. Especially with the US Open final on the horizon, scheduled for September 27. Miami fans are holding their breath, eagerly awaiting updates on Messi and Alba’s recovery progress.
Nevertheless, Inter Miami seems to have regained their winning form and is hopeful of continuing their winning streak in the upcoming matches.