Tonight for the first time in Inter Miami’s short history they’ll face a roaring giant like Barcelona, a catalonian side that’s had a rough past season with Lionel Messi’s departure for PSG, but hope this year is different. They look inspired after hometown favorite Xavi Hernandez took the reigns of the team and is trying to bring the club back to its most recent glory days.
DRV PNK Stadium will host the five time Champions League winners as they take on their second preseason game after drawing 1-1 with Olot, a spanish division two team on July 13.
Robert Lewandowski is finally ‘blaugrana’
The polish striker has been seen in the Barcelona jersey and smiling these days after his signing was officialized, mentioning he wants to take on new challenges and praising his good communication and relationship building with Xavi.
Phil Neville’s team wants to keep the win streak going
Inter Miami on the otherside is trying to make a run towards the MLS Playoffs after their win over Charlotte this past weekend.
David Beckam’s team is currently sitting in 9th place, just two points behind Cincinnatti who has the last spot to compete for the title.
“My team and myself think it’s the biggest match in the club’s history,” manager Phil Neville told reporters this week.
Neville will went on to say that this marks the first time since the club was founded in 2018, that they will have a sold out game.
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