With what many considered the Greatest FIFA World Cup Match ever with Argentina beating France in the PK portion after over 120 minutes with Paris Saint Germain teammates, Lionel Messi brace and Kylian Mbappe hat-rick in an amazing 3-3 draw. In the PKs It was Argentina winning the match, which was viewed by over 4000 at the Florida Blue InterMiami Cf event held at DRV PNK Stadium.
FC Barcelona newest $50 Million signing from FC Bayern Munich of Robert Lewandowski who trained at DRV PNK Stadium but was not in the match with MLS's Inter Miami CF. The Polish international has won the Golden Boot twice as Europe's leading goalscorer and finished as runner-up for the 2021 Ballon d'Or. At Bayern Munich, Lewandowski scored 50 goals in one session and 344 goals in 375 appearances, placing him second on their all-time scorers list behind Gerd Muller.
Although Lewandowski did not play in the Inter Miami CF match, the event was a great show for the Barca boys winning 6-0 and who would have know the score had he played.
“It’s not enjoyable to lose games or concede goals, but we have to have a reality of what was on that pitch.,” Neville said. “You look at their front six, it is probably going to be the best in the world – Lewandowski, Raphinha, Fati, Aubameyang....It was a big challenge for us, playing against world class players. It was a brilliant occasion. You could feel the buzz in the air. We’ve now experienced what a sold-out DRV PNK feels like. We have a lot of young guys who take away valuable experiences about the level you need to be at to play at the top, top leve
A beautiful Pink Day at DRV PNK Stadium but it was the BARCA colors that RULED.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raphinha, Ansu Fati, Gavi (who is 17 years old), Memphis Depay and Ousmane Dembele scored with Raphinha making his debut scoring and with two assists.
Harvey Nevill and Romeo Beckham played in the second half coming from their MLS II team. The use of the Neville and Beckham sons arrived 24 years after their dads featured for Manchester United against Barcelona in a 3-3 draw back in 1998.
After a two hour weather delay Inter Miami CF returned to the pitch against Houston Dynamo FC.
With Nick Marsman returning from an injury from last season and DeAndre Yedlin coming back from the USMNT final round of World Cup Qualification,with 54% of possession the team had twice as many shots as Houston but after the scoreless first half they were two goals down until Robert Taylor was brought down in the box by Houston’s keeper and Gonzalo Higuaín scored the PK. It was his second goal of the year. Robinson, Lassiter and Taylor constantly attacked the net, but it was the NASL Fort Lauderdale Striker Fafa Picault’s that scored the third goal for Houston. Houston Dynamo FC 3. Inter Miami CF 1
Inter Miami CF 7 game winless streak was broken at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, by Gonzalo Higuain 2 goals, on the 49th minute on a penalty kick and on the 69th minute after CF Montreal's Rudy Camacho lost the ball. Tonight's @Heineken_US Man of the Match as voted by the fans is Gonzalo Higuain.
After a 1-1 score in the Match with goals by Kevin Molina of Trinidad in the 27th minute and Arnold Abelinti in the 44th minute, the match went to penalty kicks with Trinidad & Tobago defeating French Guiana 8-7.
In Match Three of the Gold Cup Prelims on July 2nd at DRV PNK Stadium In Fort Lauderdale. Trinidad & Tobago defeated Montserrat by 6-1. The First round began with Haiti beating Saint Vincent & the Grenadines with a score of 6-1 followed by Bermuda Winning over Barbados 8-1. Twenty-three goals in the First Round.
The second half of Inter Miami CF's home game against CF Montréal was delayed in the 47th minute resumed after a more than two-hour delay due to lightning strikes in the area and a torrential downpour at DRV PNK Stadium. CF Montréal won with two goals in the first half.
Lewis Morgan scored in the 77th minute for Inter Miami CF to draw against Atlanta United at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale. Josef Martinez opened up the scoring for Atlanta in the 9th minute.
Gregore got his first assist for Inter Miami CF on Morgan's first goal of 2021. Morgan's was named the Heineken Man of the Match.
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