MLS brand on the shirt of an assistant referee | Location: Harrison, United States of America. (Photograph by AMA/Corbis by way of Getty Photographs)
David Beckham’s Inter Miami grew to become the primary facet to be eradicated from Main League Soccer’s restart competitors on Monday after stumbling to a 1-Zero defeat to New York Metropolis FC.
A second-half strike from Libya worldwide Ismael Tajouri-Shradi stored New York’s hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive whereas condemning Miami to a primary spherical exit from Group A in Orlando.
New York’s 64th-minute winner got here by way of an extended ball ahead from Romania midfielder Alexandru Mitrita which beat Miami’s offside lure and despatched Tajouri-Shradi via on objective.
The Swiss-born 26-year-old wanted just one contact earlier than burying his end previous Miami goalkeeper Luis Robles.
Miami’s event ended on a bitter observe with US striker Juan Aguedlo being despatched off within the 90th minute for a crude problem on New York defender Anton Tinnerholm.
The victory leaves New York in third place in Group A with three factors, behind Orlando Metropolis and Philadelphia Union.
New York can nonetheless attain the final 16 as one of many 4 greatest third positioned groups relying on outcomes elsewhere.
The “MLS is Again” restart event is going down behind closed doorways at ESPN’s World Extensive of Sports activities Complicated at Disneyworld in Florida following a four-month shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.