Inter Miami scores 4 in 2nd half, routs FC Cincinnati 5-1

Gonzalo Higuain and Federico Higuain of Inter Miami CF celebrate after a goal in the 53' minute against FC Cincinnati during the second half at DRV PNK Stadium on October 23, 2021 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Michael Reaves, 2021 Michael Reaves)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Gonzalo Higuaín scored the first of four second-half goals and Inter Miami kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-1 victory over FC Cincinnati.

Miami (11-15-5) has won two in a row after a six-game losing streak and swept three matches against Cincinnati (4-19-8) this season.

It was also Miami’s largest margin of victory while Cincinnati extended its club-record losing streak to nine games.

Higuaín scored on a header in the 53rd minute.

Indiana Vassilev, Lewis Morgan, and Julián Carranza then added goals within a 16-minute span.  

Brandon Vázquez scored on a header from close range in the 21st minute for Cincinnati.

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