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Inter Miami vs New York City: Predicted line-up, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

November 8 2023
Inter Miami vs New York City

The world of soccer is always alive with excitement and anticipation, and one of the most intriguing fixtures on the horizon is the clash between Inter Miami and New York City FC. As fans gear up for this showdown, we bring you all the essential information, predictions, and insights you need to make the most of this thrilling encounter.

For Inter Miami, one of the most significant names on the team sheet is the legendary Lionel Messi. However, recent reports suggest that Messi sustained an unspecified injury, forcing his early substitution in a previous match against Toronto FC. This injury subsequently kept him out of the game against Orlando City, raising concerns about his availability for the U.S. Open Cup final. Fans and pundits alike eagerly await updates on Messi’s condition and whether he’ll feature in this upcoming clash.

On the New York City FC side, a promising young talent to keep an eye on is Talles Magno Bacelar Martins, popularly known as Talles Magno. The Brazilian winger has been making waves in the soccer world and is expected to play a crucial role for his team. His inclusion in The Guardian’s “Next Generation 2019” list is a testament to his bright future in the sport, and fans are excited to see how he’ll perform in this upcoming match.


Saturday, November 11, 2023, 06:30 AM (IST) DRV PNK Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States.


Inter Miami: L D L L D

New York City: W L D W W

Players to Watch

Josef Martínez (Inter Miami)

Martinez brought an impressive resume to Inter Miami during the offseason, having won the U.S. Open Cup, an MLS Cup, an MVP award, and an MLS Golden Boot during his successful tenure with Atlanta United. It was the kind of placard that made people take notice.

Miami has made an early impression, but despite this, its star addition has only tried two shots in his first two starts, and neither of those has found the goal.

Talles Magno (New York City)

Talles Magno Bacelar Martins, born on June 26, 2002, is a rising Brazilian football talent known by the name Talles Magno. He showcases his skills as a winger for the Major League Soccer team, New York City FC. In recognition of his promising talent, he earned a spot in The Guardian’s “Next Generation 2019” list, highlighting his potential and bright future in the world of soccer. Talles Magno’s journey in the sport is an exciting one, and he continues to make a name for himself on the field.

Match facts

  • Soccer superstar Lionel Messi, who just won his eighth Ballon d’Or award, is having a big celebration in South Florida with Inter Miami CF.
  • The celebration, called “Noche d’Or,” includes a friendly match against New York City FC, where Messi will be honored with a trophy presentation.
  • Messi, along with Inter Miami’s owner and the MLS Commissioner, will give speeches about his incredible achievement.
  • After the game, there’s a glitzy “BRESH” afterparty at Inter Miami’s XBTO NW Club, featuring gold fireworks and a fancy gold carpet.

Team news and Injury

In the latest team news, Inter Miami CF faced a setback when their star player, Lionel Messi, was forced to exit a league match against Toronto FC before halftime due to an undisclosed injury. Messi subsequently missed a critical clash against their rivals, Orlando City. This has raised doubts about his participation in the upcoming U.S. Open Cup final, where Inter Miami hopes to claim their second title following their recent victory in the Leagues Cup. The team and fans alike are anxiously awaiting updates on Messi’s condition and recovery.

Unfortunately, Inter Miami isn’t the only team dealing with injuries. Jean, a forward, sustained a significant left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury during a match against the New England Revolution, rendering him unavailable for the remainder of the season. Similarly, Negri, a defender, suffered a right ACL injury against Philadelphia Union, requiring surgery and a lengthy recovery period.

Across the league, NYCFC’s midfielder Maxi Moralez also faced a blow as he ruptured his right knee’s ACL. While the exact duration of his absence remains unknown, it’s evident that he’ll be sidelined for a considerable period, given the typical recovery time for ACL injuries. These injuries serve as a reminder of the physical demands and challenges faced by athletes in the world of soccer.


Matches: 9

Inter Miami: 1

Draw: 1

New York City FC: 7

Predicted Lineups for Inter Miami vs New York City

Inter Miami Predicted Lineup: (4-3-3)

Drake Callender; Christopher McVey, Serhiy Kryvtsov, Christian Aviles, Noah Allen; Facundo Farias, Sergio Busquets, Benjamin Cremaschi; Leonardo Campana, Robert Taylor, Josef Martinez

New York City Predicted Lineup: (4-3-3)

Matt Freese; Tayvon Gray, Thiago Martins, Birk Risa, Kevin O’Toole; James Sands, Andres Perea, Andres Jasson; Santiago Rodriguez, Talles Magno, Monsef Bakrar

Match Prediction for Inter Miami vs New York City

Even though NYCFC has only picked up one point out of the six available points so far this season, playing Inter at home with D.C. United the next weekend gives the team a chance to get off to a strong start.

Prediction: Inter Miami 1-2 New York City


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