Lionel Messi made two assists and converted a penalty kick inter miami rallied after trailing by two goals and defeated MLS’s– Leading Cincinnati 5-4 penalty in one US Open Cup Semi-finals on Wednesday night.
Cincinnati took a 2-0 lead before Messi scored twice Leonardo CampanaTied the game at 2. Miami went ahead when Joseph Martinez scored three minutes into the first overtime period, but Cincinnati tied the game at 3 when yuya kubo Scored a penalty kick in the 114th minute.
Messi scored Miami’s first try in the shootout, and both teams went perfect through four rounds. heron goalkeeper drake callender Rescued Nick Haglund’s kick in the fifth round, and benjamin cremaschi Made his PK to send Miami to another tournament final.
Messi was held scoreless for the first time since joining Inter Miami in late July. His first assist of the game was on a free kick in the 68th minute that put Miami up 2–1. He delivered a long cross into the box for Campana to score a second goal on a header, forcing the game into overtime.
Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner who led Argentina After winning the World Cup title last year, he scored 10 goals in his first seven games with Miami, helping the team win league cup Topic. He is set to make his Major League Soccer debut on Saturday New York Red Bulls,
Cincinnati took a 1-0 lead early in the first half on a superb flick from Acosta, his Argentina number 10 player and captain, who scored his 14th goal in all competitions this season with a header. aaron boupendza,
Reporting by The Associated Press.
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