Inter Miami are all set to play Toronto FC in their next encounter in the MLS 2023. Inter Miami are currently eyeing their way into the MLS 2023 playoffs being 7 points off of the 9th placed DC United. Their display in the Leagues Cup 2023 was astounding as they kept defeating teams in advanced positions in the Eastern Conference league table and clinched the title. Their return to the MLS 2023 regular season was also spectacular as they won three out of the four games they played and bridged the gap between the top nine teams. But their huge defeat to Atlanta United in the last game has been a big blow and now they are looking at an uphill task in hand as they aim to get to the ninth position. Inter Miami is currently at 14th place in the MLS league table. Read more to know entire information on whether Lionel Messi will play in the Inter Miami vs Toronto FC match. Argentinian Journalist Migue Granados Kisses Lionel Messi to Make Unique Announcement of Interview With the Inter Miami Star (Watch Video).

Lionel Messi enjoyed a great run of form before he left for the International break to play for Argentina. He's already accumulated 11 goals and eight assists in 11 games and didn't look like stopping any time soon. Although he suffered a small injury in the break didn't featuring in Argentina's second game against Bolivia in La Paz and returned to Inter Miami's training. Messi didn't take part in the Inter Miami's last game against Atlanta United too.

Will Lionel Messi play today in Inter Miami vs Toronto FC, MLS 2023 Match? 

Ahead of facing Toronto FC in their next match in the MLS 2023, coach Gerardo Martino didn't reveal too much about Lionel Messi's availability. He called the injury as a 'muscular fatigue' and confirmed Messi had a complete training session alongside teammate Jordi Alba and it is yet to be assessed whether he would make it to the match/ Although from what the training sessions indicate, Messi is like to start from bench in the MLS encounter of Inter Miami against Toronto FC.  Lionel Messi Attends Son Thiago's Match In Inter Miami Academy With Mateo and Ciro Messi, Video Goes Viral!

Previously, there were doubts whether Messi will play in the artificial-turf surfaces of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in the previous game and was stated as a reason for the Argentina star missing the game. Although Gerardo Martino dismissed such claims in the press conference. Lionel Messi previously stated he has no problem playing on artificial-turf surfaces.


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