Inter Miami 2-0 Toronto FC – MLS LIVE: Both Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba forced OUT with injury in first half but goals from Facundo Farias and Robert Taylor put Miami on course for victory
Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for the latest scores, team news and updates as Inter Miami and Lionel Messi make their return to MLS action, taking on Toronto FC at DRV-PNK Stadium.
GOALLL: Miami 2-0: Robert Taylor gets on the scoresheet with a stunning strike!
Tomas Aviles’ shot goes wide!
Miami’s looking a little rattled since the start of the second half…
GOAL RULED OFFSIDE for Toronto
No updates on Messi’s injury as the second half gets underway
FYI: US men’s national team right-back Deandre Yedlin will captain Miami for the remainder of the night
Reports of Inter Miami fans already leaving the stadium!
HALFTIME: Miami 1-0: Messi leaves the pitch in the 38′ before storming down the tunnel visibly frustrated
Inter Miami’s just holding possession now
GOALLLL! 1-0 MIAMI: Facundo Farias!
Messi is seen heading down the tunnel!
Nine minutes to be added on…
Game action is underway again…
Messi sits next to Jordi Alba but is NOT seeking treatment
SUBSTITUTION: Messi OFF for Robert Taylor
SUBSTITUTION: Jordi Alba is replaced by Noah Allen
Chance on the break for Toronto!
Toronto can’t get out of its own half…
Toronto’s substitute leaves injured…
A third chance in a row for Messi!!!
Another Messi chance!
Martinez’s shot just goes just wide!
Toronto hits the post!!!
SUBSTITUTION: Victor Vasquez comes off for Brandon Servania
Miami with the best chance of the match so far
Toronto’s star player: Italian international and former Juventus winger Federico Benardeschi
Chance! Josef Martinez
Kick-off! Miami is underway!!
Miami’s playoff hopes took a severe hit after last weekend’s loss to Atlanta
Moments away from kick-off now…
Pics from tonight’s buildup at DRV PNK Stadium
Messi stayed back to watch his son train before Miami got thrashed by Atlanta last week
Seven games left in Miami’s Path to the Playoffs
Messi moved to Miami because he ‘couldn’t be the boss’ at PSG, claims Thierry Henry
Toronto’s Starting XI
Messi included in Miami’s Starting XI tonight
Hello and welcome to tonight’s MLS match in Miami!