MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Gonzalo Higuaín scored in the 16th minute aennd Inter Miami beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Saturday night.
Miami (8-9-5) has won six of its last nine matches, including all five of its home games during the run. Columbus (7-11-6) has lost eight of its last nine games, including five straight defeats on the road. Columbus has managed just two wins in its last 24 away matches dating to 2019.READ MORE: FBI: Body Found Near Search Area For Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito Consistent With Her Description
Higuaín took advantage of a poor back pass, and calmly chipped it over goalkeeper Eloy Room.READ MORE: Massive Search Underway For Brian Laundrie, Fiancé Of Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito
It was the first meeting between Inter Miami and the Crew. Columbus’s last trip to Miami came in 2001, a 4-3 defeat at the Fusion.MORE NEWS: MDPD Seeking Driver Who Hit, Killed Man Riding Mini Scooter In Florida City
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