Inter Miami's win over Columbus Crew is a milestone in MLS

Inter Miami defeat MLS champions and gain confidence for the season
Columbus Crew v Inter Miami CF
Columbus Crew v Inter Miami CF / Rich Storry/GettyImages

Inter Miami won a remarkable victory by beating the Columbus Crew, the reigning MLS Cup champions, 2-1. This win is the Crew's second in a row, a significant achievement considering they were without stars Messi and Suárez, both on international duty. Defender Ian Fray scored on his first appearance since July 2023, while striker Leonardo Campana secured the win with the second goal at Chase Stadium.

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With this win, Inter Miami now lead the league with 41 points, despite having two games in hand on second-placed Cincinnati. Coach Gerardo Tata Martino expressed his satisfaction with the team's performance, highlighting the courage and command shown by the players on the pitch. This victory against an opponent considered superior is a great boost for the team.

To face and beat a team like Columbus Crew at home is a testament to Inter Miami's strength and resilience. The team has shown a remarkable ability to overcome adversity and position itself as one of the forces to be reckoned with in the MLS. The win not only boosts the team's morale, but also sends a clear message to their competitors: Inter Miami are here to compete.

Sergio Busquets commented on the win, saying it was against "the best team in the MLS", highlighting the importance of this triumph for confidence and team spirit. The win reinforces Inter Miami's determination to continue their rise in the league, showing that they can face and overcome any challenge.

With a combination of young talent and veteran experience, Inter Miami is building a solid foundation for future success. The win over Columbus Crew is a milestone that could propel the team to new heights in the MLS season.