Match Preview

MATCH PREVIEW: Inter Miami CF to Take on D.C. United on the Road on Saturday


After midweek cup success, Inter Miami CF (2W-1L-1D, 7 points) is back in MLS regular season action with the team traveling to take on D.C. United on the road on Saturday, March 16. Kick off at Audi Field is set for 2 p.m. ET.

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Previous Match 

Inter Miami will be looking to return to winning ways in MLS regular season action after the team's midweek cup success in the second leg of the 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup Round of 16. Led by goals from striker Luis Suárez, captain Lionel Messi and winger Robert Taylor, Inter Miami earned a 3-1 win over Nashville SC at Chase Stadium to win the series with an aggregate score of 5-3 and clinch a quarterfinals berth.

Most Recent Visits to D.C.

Inter Miami will aim to extend its current positive record playing on the road against D.C. United, having won 2-3 on Sept. 22, 2022, and earned a point with a 2-2 draw on July 8, 2023 in the team's most recent visits to Audi Field.

Hot Streak

Inter Miami attackers Suárez and Messi have been in fine form thus far this season. In all, Suárez has recorded four goals and five assists, while Messi has tallied five goals and two assists. Notably, Suárez has scored four times in the past four matches.

Milestones on the Horizon

Versatile attacker Taylor is currently tied for the most appearances in Club history with 82 across all competitions and may become the player with most appearances for Inter Miami this weekend against D.C. United.

Additionally, midfielder/defender Julian Gressel is approaching an important milestone in his career. In his eighth MLS season, Gressel has totaled 69 career assists, tied for the fifth-most among active MLS players. With an assist against D.C., Gressel would become the fifth active player to reach 70 career assists.

Familiar Faces

Saturday's matchup may also see the team reunite with former Inter Miami defender Chris McVey.

Scouting D.C. United

D.C. United will host Inter Miami after collecting five points from a win and two draws in the team's first three 2024 regular season fixtures. In their most recent match, D.C. played out a goalless draw on the road against FC Cincinnati.