Lassiter scores decisive goal, Inter Miami beats Toronto 2-1

Alejandro Pozuelo, Gonzalo Higuaín, Kieran Gibbs, and Bryce Duke of Inter Miami CF celebrate a goal against New York City FC at DRV PNK Stadium on August 13, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Lauren Sopourn/Getty Images) (Lauren Sopourn, 2022 Lauren Sopourn)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Ariel Lassiter scored a crucial goal in Inter Miami’s 2-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday.

Lassiter’s goal came in the 44th minute to put Miami (10-10-6) on top 2-1. Damion Onandi Lowe assisted the goal.

Miami also got a goal from Jean Mota.

The win improved Inter Miami to 4-1-2 in its last seven games and moved them up from eighth place in the Eastern Conference to fifth.

Toronto’s (8-13-6) goal was scored by Lorenzo Insigne.

Toronto outshot Miami 16-8. Both teams had four shots on goal.

Drake Callender saved three of the four shots he faced for Miami. Alex Bono saved two of the four shots he faced for Toronto.

These teams take to the pitch again Saturday, with Miami visiting the New York Red Bulls while Toronto visits Charlotte FC.


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