Chicago (USA), Oct 4 (EFE).- Argentine Lionel Messi fell out of coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino’s call this Wednesday for Inter Miami’s league visit to the Chicago Fire at Soldier Field in the city. del Viento, which marks his fourth game of absence due to injury.
Messi was injured on September 20 in a league match against Toronto FC and since then he has not played against Orlando City, New York City and the Fire in the MLS, nor against the Houston Dynamo in the US Cup final. Open.
Martino replaced the Argentine with his compatriot Facundo Farías in a trident completed by the Finnish Robbie Taylor and the Venezuelan Josef Martínez.
Inter Miami faces the Fire in a direct clash in their fight for a place in the MLS Eastern playoffs.
The Florida club has 33 points, four less than the Fire, which is tied with Montreal and DC United for the last places that give access to the postseason.
After this match, Inter Miami will host Cincinnati, before a double date with Charlotte.