The Miami (not, Beckham United) FC are earning plenty of respect in just their sophomore season, but how would they do in MLS play?
The Miami FC of the NASL are currently in Cary, North Carolina, getting ready to take on North Carolina FC in an Independence Day match that could secure the NASL Spring Season title with two matches remaining. The Spring title secures them the first of four spots in the NASL postseason, but it also allows them to focus on their quarterfinal match against FC Cincinnati of USL in the US Open Cup, which lands in between their final two spring matches.
Both the Spring title and their Open Cup run are no fluke. This squad is the real deal. Their achievements have been hard-earned, their only blemish this season was a 2-0 loss at home to league rivals, the New York Cosmos, a match where Miami out-shot the visitors 24 to five.
Arguably their most impressive stat is their undefeated road record, where only a draw in Cary in the season opener was the only time they haven’t walked away with three points. A trip to Orlando City Stadium included. Their quick rise to power has brought with it the question, how would this team fare in MLS?