Leagues Cup Preview: Inter Miami vs. Charlotte CF Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Aug 11)

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  • Inter Miami vs. Charlotte CF is the first game of the 2023 Leagues Cup quarterfinal phase.
  • Lionel Messi scored seven goals and made one assist in the 294 minutes he’s played for the “Herons.”
  • Inter Miami has a 2-1 record against Charlotte FC with all the games played in the pre-Messi era.

Lionel Messi was brilliant in Inter Miami’s previous game, scoring two goals and helping his team advance to the quarterfinal. Actually, he’s been fantastic in every single game in the Leagues Cup, which is why his team is now seen as the No. 1 favorite to win the trophy.

The next obstacle on the road to Inter Miami’s first title in history comes in the form of Charlotte FC. This is the team the “Herons” will face on Friday, August 12, at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

How to Watch

  • When: Friday, August 11, 2023, at 8:30 p.m ET
  • Where: DRV PNK Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • How to Watch: Apple TV


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Inter Miami
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Game Preview

Friday’s Inter Miami vs. Charlotte game will be the first duel between these two in the Leagues Cup, as well as their third meeting overall. Inter Miami leads the all-time series 2-1, with their last clash happening in summer 2022 at DRV PNK Stadium.

The final score was 3-2 for the Floridians with Inter’s goals being scored by Robert Taylor, Gonzalo Higuain, and Emerson Rodriguez. Taylor is the only one who’s still in the club, but that really doesn’t matter. It’s because in 2023, the “Herons” look much, much stronger than before.

Lionel Messi’s arrival has been a real game-changer for Inter. As you’d expect from the GOAT, he’s been amazing so far, scoring seven goals in the four games he’s played, with a total of 294 minutes spent on the field.

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The best thing is that he’s not the only superstar who’s now wearing Inter Miami’s jersey. Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba have also joined this team, but these two do need to up their game in the near future. Is the game with Charlotte FC when it’s going to happen?

Inter Miami vs. Charlotte FC Prediction

Inter Miami defeated FC Dallas on the road in the previous round of the Leagues Cup, but only after a nerve-wracking penalty shootout after 4-4 in regulation. The “Herons” weren’t great defensively in that game, but their Messi-led offense was superb. And we think they’re gonna do even better this time!

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