Rodríguez sparks Inter Miami to 3-2 victory over Charlotte

Inter Miami midfielder Emerson Rodríguez is hugged by a teammate after scoring against Charlotte FC during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier) (Marta Lavandier, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Emerson Rodríguez’s first goal of the season came in the third minute of second-half stoppage time and Inter Miami CF rallied from two goals down to beat Charlotte FC 3-2 after a lengthy weather delay.

Inter Miami (7-9-4) trailed 2-0 at halftime and didn’t get on the scoreboard until Robert Taylor’s goal in the 59th minute.

Gonzalo Higuaín scored the equalizer 13 minutes later. Gregore de Magalhães Silva had assists on both goals.

Higuaín, who has scored in two straight matches, has four goals on the year. Taylor notched his third.

Yordy Reyna gave Charlotte (8-11-2) a 1-0 lead in the 1st minute and finished off a brace in the 42nd minute with his first two goals of the season.

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