Inter Miami FC, led by Messi, triumphs 4-1 over Philadelphia Union in the League Cup semi-final at Subaru Park.
Heron's secure a 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup spot with the win and inch closer to their first-ever trophy.
Hany Mukhtar's brace propels Nashville SC into the all-MLS final after beating CF Monterrey 2-0.
Miami's League Cup run continues as Josef Martnez nets an early goal in the 3rd minute.
Lionel Messi's 20th-minute golazo extends his Golden Boot lead with nine goals in six Miami matches.
Jordi Alba's lung-busting run culminates in a goal, putting Miami ahead 3-0 before halftime.
Alejandro Bedoya's 73rd-minute goal gives the Philadelphia Union a glimpse of hope in the semifinal.
Miami's homegrown midfielder David Ruz seals the deal with an 84th-minute goal, making the final score 4-1.
Philadelphia Union faces CF Monterrey in the third-Place Game, while Miami battles Nashville SC in the League Cup Final on Aug. 19.