The New York Red Bulls have won five of its last seven matches against Inter Miami FC (L2), including a 1-0 away win on May 31 this year. Only New York City FC (6 wins) has more regular-season wins over Inter Miami FC than the New York Red Bulls.
The New York Rd Bulls have won three straight home matches in all competitions, with the last two ending in 1-0 victories. The New York Red Bulls has recorded four 1-0 home wins this season, equaling the most in all competitions in a single season in club history.
Inter Miami FC is unbeaten in a club record eight straight matches (W5 D3, including 3 penalty shoot-out wins) following the arrival Lionel Messi. Inter Miami FC has scored three or more goals in six of those eight matches after not doing so once in all competitions this year before Messi’s arrival.
The New York Red Bulls held D. C. United to four total shots, including none on target, in their win on Sunday. The New York Red Bulls have faced 159 shots this season (6.6 per match), over 90 fewer than any other team in the league. In all competitions in the 2020-21 season, Lionel Messi averaged 5.8 shots per 90 minutes by himself.
Lionel Messi (10 goals, 3 assists) has contributed to at least one goal in each of his first eight appearances for Inter Miami FC. It marks the 10th time n his club career that Lionel Messi has contributed to at least one goal in eight straight matches across all competitions.