A day after announcing the signing of argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, Inter’s Miami David Beckham got this Saturday, his first victory as a visitor by defeating 2-1 to the Atlanta United.
With the French Blaise Matuidi at the front of the operations in the center of the field, Inter was ahead of the two minutes with a goal from striker colombian-american Juan Agudelo at the end of a counter-attack led by Lewis Morgan.
Just three minutes after the Atlanta match with a zurdazo within the area of the irish Jon Gallagher but Inter put the 2-1 final 11 minutes with a header from Brek Shea to empty door after a center of the mexican Rodolfo Pizarro.
With this first victory in their stadium, the Inter climbed to 11th place in the Eastern conference by adding 11 points in 12 games, getting closer to the posts of playoffs in his first season as a franchise in the MLS.
The technical uruguayan Diego Alonso is confident that Higuain, who arrives from Juventus, they provide a leap in quality once you are able to join the rest of Inter players, franchise co-owned by David Beckham.
For its part, The los Angeles Galaxy fell 2-0 to the Colorado Rapids with goals of the americans Cole Bassett and Jonathan Lewis. The mexican Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and Jonathan dos Santos started the game on the bench and they went out to the turf in relief at the minute 54, when the computer technician argentine Guillermo Barros Schelotto fell 1-0.
The San Jose Earthquakes of the also argentine Matias Almeyda was goleado 6-1 by the Portland Timbers, with targets of argentine Diego Valeri (25th minute and 57), the american Jeremy Ebobisse (27), the colombian Yimmi Chará (70), the costa rican Julio Cascante (85) and the Polish Jaroslaw Niezgoda (87).
The mexican Carlos Fierro (44th minute) scored for the Earthquakes, who are still in the last position in the Western conference with 11 points in 12 games.
In another game Saturday and the Houston Dynamo tied 2-2 with the Minnesota United with a goal from striker colombian Darwin Quintero in the 58 minute, while the argentine Franco Jara did a double in the win for FC Dallas against Sporting Kansas City, 3-2.
– Results of the day of Saturday in the MLS:
Sporting Kansas City – FC Dallas 2-3
New England Revolution – New York City FC 0-0
Atlanta United – Inter Miami 1-2
New York Red Bulls – FC Cincinnati 0-1
Columbus Crew – Nashville SC 2-0
D. C. United – Toronto FC 2-2
Orlando City – Chicago Fire 4-1
Houston Dynamo – Minnesota United 2-2
Real Salt Lake – Vancouver Whitecaps 1-2
LA Galaxy – Colorado Rapids 2-0
San Jose Earthquakes – Portland Timbers 1-6