Inter Miami 3(5)-3(4) Cincinnati, US Open Cup Semifinal Highlights: Messi-led Maimi reaches final after winning penalty shootout

MIA vs CIN: Follow for score, updates and highlights of the US Open Cup semfinal between FC Cincinnati and Inter Miami.

Updated : Aug 24, 2023 07:48 IST

Follow Sportstar’s highlights of the US Open Cup semifinal between FC Cincinnati and Inter Miami played at the TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • August 24, 2023 07:29
    Penalties - CIN 4-5 MIA

    Cremaschi comes in! Can he seal it for the visiting team? Yes, he can. He scores and this is it! Inter Miami wins the match in the shootout to advance to the final of the US Open Cup. Messi-led Miami will face the winner of Houston Dynamo and Real Salt Lake.

  • August 24, 2023 07:28
    Penalties - CIN 4-4 MIA

    Hagglund misses! Is this a chance for Miami to pounce and seal their spot in the final?

  • August 24, 2023 07:27
    Penalties - CIN 4-4 MIA

    Josef Martinez equalises for the fourth time.

  • August 24, 2023 07:26
    Penalties - CIN 4-3 MIA

    Miazga continues the trend, scores.

  • August 24, 2023 07:26
    Penalties - CIN 3-3 MIA

    David Ruiz matches the score.

  • August 24, 2023 07:25
    Penalties - CIN 3-2 MIA

    Sergio Santos sees the back of the net!

  • August 24, 2023 07:24
    Penalties - CIN 2-2 MIA

    Facundo Farias makes it two-all after the second shot.

  • August 24, 2023 07:23
    Penalties - CIN 2-1 MIA

    Arias scores for Cincinnati

  • August 24, 2023 07:23
    Penalties - CIN 1-1 MIA

    Messi comes up for the first shot. He scores with ease by sending the keeper to the left and scoring on his right to make it one-all.

  • August 24, 2023 07:22
    Penalties - CIN 1-0 MIA

    Kubo scores against Callender

  • August 24, 2023 07:18

    That’s the end of the 120 minutes of crazy roller-coaster football and the match will go to penalties now! What a match we are witnessing.

  • August 24, 2023 07:16

    FREE KICK: Messi takes a free kick from a dangerous position after Miami won a foul. He takes a shot and delivers a looping ball over the defensive ball but is saved by the keeper.

  • August 24, 2023 07:12
    113’ Kubo equalises for Cincinnati

    GOALLLLLLLL! As soon as we spoke about Challender, he conceded a goal which gave Cincinnati an equaliser. Yaya Kubo places himself in a perfect position to deceive the keeper and bring parity to the scoreline.

    CIN 3-3 MIA

  • August 24, 2023 07:09

    SAVE! Another save by Callender and even though he conceded two goals, the Miami keeper looked good for the majority part of the match.

  • August 24, 2023 07:08

    Inter Miami wins a free kick after Cincinnati defender makes a foul on Farias.

  • August 24, 2023 06:59

    The first half of extra time comes to an end with the visiting team getting into the lead with Martinez’s goal.

  • August 24, 2023 06:58

    CORNER KICK: Cincinnati is putting Miami under constant pressure with back-to-back runs. This time they win a corner, Kubo takes the set-piece and Santos’ shot hits the bar as Miami gets a lucky save.

  • August 24, 2023 06:51

    Callender makes a solid save to deny Cincinnati an equaliser.

  • August 24, 2023 06:46
    93’ Martinez puts Miami in lead

    GOALLLLLL! Martinez scores to put Miami in the lead for the first time in the match! A poor pass from Cincinnati defender, which directly goes to Messi, who passes it to the central channel and Miami gets the third goal to turn the table in their favour.

    CIN 2-3 MIA

  • August 24, 2023 06:38
    90+8 Campana scores in injury time to make it 2-2

    GOALLLLLLLLLLL! Leonardo Campana scores and he is assisted by none other than Messi! Who is writing the script for this match? Campana scores second to equalise at the very last minute and this match is going to the extra time!

    CIN 2-2 MIA



  • August 24, 2023 06:37

    Facundo Farias chipped the ball in over Powell who conceded a corner-kick. Messi takes the set-piece but Cincinnati is able to deny the run and goes for a counterattack quickly.

  • August 24, 2023 06:32

    Sergio Santos passes to Kubo who nearly scored the third goal for Cincinnati but Callender saves another.

  • August 24, 2023 06:30

    8 minutes of extra time has been added after 90 minutes of regulation time.

  • August 24, 2023 06:30
    89’ Subs for Cincinnati

    Ian Murphy comes in for Alavs Powell

    Raymon Gaddis replaces Luciano Acosta

    Moreno replaces Angulo

  • August 24, 2023 06:27

    Cincinnati coach Pat Noonan is making multiple changes with minutes left in the clock.

  • August 24, 2023 06:25

    YELLOW CARD: Luciano Acosta pushes Campana from behind and the referee wastes no time to penalise this unnecessary challenge.

  • August 24, 2023 06:23

    Sergio Santos is on the left flank with the ball but he fails to cross it Kubo and Maimi pounces on it to get the ball back.

  • August 24, 2023 06:21

    YELLOW CARD: Serhiy Kryvstov makes a hard challenge on Barreal and gets himself booked with a yellow card. Third booking for Inter Miami in this game.

  • August 24, 2023 06:20
    78' 2 changes for Miami

    Diego Gomez goes out as Josef Martinez comes in for him

    Noah Allen replaces Tomas Aviles

  • August 24, 2023 06:18
    76’ Sub for Cincinnati

    Sergio Santos comes in for Brandon Vaquez.

  • August 24, 2023 06:10

    FREE KICK: A free kick for Cincinnati in a possibly dangerous position near the box. A curling shot but Callender makes a lovely save at the top right corner of the box to deny Cincinnati their third goal.

  • August 24, 2023 06:08
    67’ Campana makes it 1-2 for Miami

    GOALLLLLL! Leonardo Campana scores to cut Cincinnati’s lead! Messi’s curling lofted ball was headed in by Campana perfectly this time to put his name in the scoresheet. First set-piece conversion by Miami and they need more of it.

  • August 24, 2023 06:05

    CORNER KICK: Cincinnati wins Coner which was wasted by goalscorer Acosta who shoots it wide and behind the post.

  • August 24, 2023 06:03

    Kubo makes the first impact touch on the ball as he finds himself ahead of the defensive line of Miami and takes a shot but easily saved by Callender this time.

  • August 24, 2023 06:01
    62’ Cincinnati makes substitution

    Kubo replaces Boupendza

  • August 24, 2023 06:00
    59’ Sub for Miami

    Kamal Miller makes way for Robert Taylor

    Jean Mota sub by David Luiz

    DeAndre Yedlin goes out as Facundo Farías comes in

  • August 24, 2023 05:58

    Messi makes another run, this time from the left flank. He could not find any space and squeeze the ball into Busquets who passed it to Alba whose curling ball is saved safely by Cincinnati keeper Kann.

  • August 24, 2023 05:52
    53' Vazquez doubles Cincinnati lead!

    GOALLLLLLL! Vasquez doubles the lead of Cincinnati. Messi ran down the central channel to look for his first goal but an interception then a quick run from Cincinnati shocked the away team as Vasquez who received the ball in the final third made no mistakes to put the ball past keeper Callender.

    CIN 2-0 MIA

  • August 24, 2023 05:51

    Boupendza shoulders Jean Mota and the referee warns him for this tackle from behind.

  • August 24, 2023 05:48

    Sergio Busquets wins the ball in the midfield and tries to pass it to Campana who was in a good position to possibly try for some penetrative runs but Cincinnati wins the ball.

  • August 24, 2023 05:45
    Live action resumes

    Change of sides for the teams as Cincinnati, in blue plays left to right now as they have the possession at the start of the second half.

  • August 24, 2023 05:30
    Cincinnati put Miami under pressure
  • August 24, 2023 05:29

    Cincinnati goes for a quick forward press at the stroke of halftime and Acosta takes a weak straightforward shot which is collected safely by Callender as we come to the end of the first half with the home team leading 1-0 after 45 minutes of play.

  • August 24, 2023 05:27

    Messi, Campana Mota and Aviles are trying to keep possession while slowly transitioning into a run from the left flank. Another save from Kann.

  • August 24, 2023 05:24

    Mota takes a long ranger but it went way too wide of post.

  • August 24, 2023 05:22

    Six additional minutes have been added after the 45 minutes.

  • August 24, 2023 05:21

    YELLOW CARD: Second booking for Miami as Jean Mota sees a yellow card after fouling on Cincinnati midfielder.

  • August 24, 2023 05:18

    CORNER KICK: Messi takes a short corner and chooses to pass to Mota who delivers a lofted ball inside the box, directing it towards the goal post but a clean collection from keeper Kann save keeps things under control for Cincinnati.

  • August 24, 2023 05:16

    Medical team is on the field and they take Kryvstov on the sidelines to further check on him.

  • August 24, 2023 05:15

    Kryvstov has been thumped down to the ground during the contest to win the ball. He finds himself in pain and another halt in the match as he seeks medical attention.

  • August 24, 2023 05:13

    A small halt due to the extreme heat as players are off the ground rehydrating themselves.

  • August 24, 2023 05:12

    YELLOW CARD: Cincinnati’s Obinna Nwobodo gets the card from the referee this time as he pushes Gomez on the ground who made a tough challenge from behind on goalscorer Acosta.

  • August 24, 2023 05:08

    A throw-in for Miami after Arias shoots the ball wide and out of play.

  • August 24, 2023 05:06

    Another free kick for Cincinnati after a foul on Brandon Vazquez. They look to penetrate the defence once again but Miami gets the possession with a timely interception.

  • August 24, 2023 05:05

    YELLOW CARD: Jordi Alba and Jean Mota are in a verbal spat with the referee who books Mota for a foul on Cincinnati no. 13 Arias.

  • August 24, 2023 04:59

    OFF SIDE: Cincinnati could have scored another as the ball went past keeper Callender for the second time in the last two minutes but this time, the offside flag is up and saves the Messi-led Miami.

  • August 24, 2023 04:58
    18’ Acosta puts Cincinnati in lead!

    GOALLLLLL! It is number 10, but for FC Cincinnati Luciano Acosta! He gets the better of Miami’s poor defence this time. He goes for a solo run after getting the ball from the left flank from Boupendza and hits a shot which gets deflected but to his luck, he gets the ball on the rebound and finds the back of the net to put men in blue in the lead!

    CIN 1-0 MIA

  • August 24, 2023 04:52

    Vazquez finds himself alone with the ball and he decides to commit but a weak shot from an awkward position returns the possession back to Miami.

  • August 24, 2023 04:50

    Brilliant defending by Hogglund as he clears the ball and stops the Miami’s threatening run from the left flank led by Messi.

  • August 24, 2023 04:49

    Messi tries to make a play from the midfield as he gives a through ball to Busquets who passes it to Alba, who came forward from the defence line but the ball went wide of him.

  • August 24, 2023 04:46

    There was a stoppage in the play after Gomez was on the ground after a one-on-one with Arias.

  • August 24, 2023 04:44

    Busquets has been challenged down by Acousta and he finds himself on the ground.

  • August 24, 2023 04:43

    Gomez tried for a long-range effort from near the halfway mark but he failed to give his shot direction and as a result, the possession went to Cincinnati.

  • August 24, 2023 04:40

    Inter straightaway gets the hold of the possession and Campana makes a run, but the defence line has intercepted him on time.

  • August 24, 2023 04:39

    And we are underway at the TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio!

  • August 24, 2023 04:34
    It’s Kick-off time

    We are just moments away from the kick-off!

  • August 24, 2023 04:14

    The two teams have faced each other seven times with Miami turning out winners on four occassions while Cincinnati has won two. One game has ended in a draw.

  • August 24, 2023 04:13
    Royal Pink!
  • August 24, 2023 04:03
    Inter Miami Playing XI
  • August 24, 2023 04:01
    FC Cincinnati Playing XI

  • August 24, 2023 03:52
    TQL Stadium ready for high-octane clash!
  • August 24, 2023 03:52
    Predicted Lineups

    Inter Miami: Drake Callender, DeAndre Yedlin, Mykola Kryvtsov, Seam Miller, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Matias Cremaschi, Christian Arroyo, Lionel Messi, Josef Martinez, Matt Taylor

    FC Cincinnati: Roman Celentano, Matt Miazga, Raymon Gaddis, Nick Hagglund, Luis Arias, Junior Moreno, Uche Nwobodo, Alvas Powell, George Acosta, Brandon Vazquez, Aaron Boupendza

  • August 24, 2023 03:47
    Goat walks in!
  • August 24, 2023 03:46

    Lionel Messi secured his first trophy with Inter Miami FC, the Leagues Cup, after a 10-9 penalty shootout win against Nashville on Saturday.

    Messi scored the opening goal in the contest before the hosts equalised, eventually taking the game to penalties where the Miami side triumphed.

    The Argentine super star will be looking for his 45th career trophy when Miami faces Cincinnati in the US Open Cup semifinal at the TQL stadium. Real Salt Lake travels to Houston Dynamo in the other semifinal.

  • August 24, 2023 03:41
    Live Streaming Info

    Where is the US Open Cup semifinal between Inter Miami and Cincinnati being played?

    FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami in the US Open Cup semifinal at the TQL Stadium in Cincinnati.

    When does the US Open Cup semifinal between Inter Miami and Cincinnati start?

    The US Open Cup semifinal between FC Cincinnati and Inter Miami will begin at 4:30 AM IST.

    Where is the US Open Cup semifinal between Inter Miami and Cincinnati being telecasted or live-streamed?

    The US Open Cup semifinal will be telecasted live on the CBS Sports Golazo Network. The CBS Sports App, Pluto TV and Paramount + will stream the match live.

    No telecast services are available for the game in India.

  • August 24, 2023 03:34

    Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE coverage of the US Open Cup semifinal between FC Cincinnati and Inter Miami played at the TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stay tuned as we bring you all the live-action!

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