Lionel Messi ruled OUT for third-straight game as Inter Miami face must-win match against NYCFC in hunt for playoff spot
What happened match due to their league positioning standings, Inter Miami will be without Lionel Messi once again. The 36-year-old did not travel to the stadium with the term, per the Miami Herald and is absent from the 18-man roster for the Eastern Conference clash.
THE BIGGER PICTURE: This marks the third-straight match where Messi is absent from the teamsheet, and it was evident the Herons needed their Argentine superstar Wednesday night when they fell to the Houston Dynamo in the U.S. Open Cup final.
WHAT NEXT FOR MESSI? The Argentine has a chance to play when the Herons next take the pitch against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday, October 4.
Many fans believe that it will be difficult for Messi to play in the toughest league in the world, English premier League if he under perform in MSL where no team relegate