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Inter Miami won 3-1 against Los Angeles FC in a visit to California in the 30th round of the MLS, with two more decisive assists from Lionel Messi. With five games in hand, the team moved away from the last place in the Eastern Conference with 25 points, 3 more than Toronto FC, still 8 points away from the 9th place, which grants access to the playoffs.
The victory began to take shape in the 14th minute, with Facundo Farías scoring. Messi provided two assists in the second half: first, an old partnership, assisting Jordi Alba in the 51st minute, then a new and prolific partnership with Leonardo Campana in the 83rd minute. Hollingshead scored a consolation goal for Los Angeles FC in the 90th minute.
Los Angeles FC is currently third in the Western Conference with 40 points.
“We played on a very difficult field, against a very good rival, who was the defending champion. We achieved a very important result,” said Messi.