Lionel Messi has continued in his stellar start to life at Inter Miami as he bags another brace with stunning freekick goal as Inter Miami proceed to Leagues Cup next round after shootout win over Dallas, MySportDab reports.
Inter Miami were the better side in the game from the start and were looking set to grab a deserved win.
Lionel Messi starred for the Florida-based club as he continued his prolific goal-scoring run for the team.
Lionel Messi opened the scoring for Inter Miami just 6 minutes into the game following the team’s dominant display from the start.
In the 37th minute, FC Dallas fought their way back into the game, scoring the equaliser to level the scores.
Against the run of play, FC Dallas went into the lead in the 45th minute, coming from behind to take the lead with Kamungo’s goal.
Inter Miami made frantic efforts to pull a comeback but were dealt big blow in the 63rd minute when FC Dallas scored again to extend the lead, making it 3-1 after half hour mark.
Cremaschi restored comeback hopes for Inter Miami in the 65th minute to restore comeback hopes but an own goal by Edward Taylor further restored FC Dallas’s two-goal lead.
Trailing 4-2 before the 80th minute, Inter Miami fought back immediately, scoring two goals in the 80th minutes to restore parity.
Farfan’s own goal in the 80th minute cut the deficit to only one goal before Lionel Messi scored a stunning freekick in the 85th minute to bring the scoreline to a dramatic 4-4 draw.
The game went into penalties with Inter Miami running out with a 5-3 win.
Lionel Messi has now taken his goal tally to seven goals in 4 matches for Inter Miami