Legendary Argentine Forward, Lionel Messi has taken his tally for Inter Miami to nine goals in six Appearances after firing a Long range strike in Inter Miami's big First Half Win against Philadelphia Union.

Lionel Messi and Inter Miami went into the Semi Final of the League Cup looking to get a win against Philadelphia Union to seal an Appearance at the final of the tournament.

It took less time for the away side to open the scoring as Miami's Josef Martinez placed them ahead with just three Minutes on the Clock.

The best moment of the Match would soon come 17 minutes later as Lionel Messi in the 20th minute of the Match scored one of the Best long range strikes in his career as he doubled Inter Miami's lead with a powerful low driven strike From a Long distance. The shot sailed through to the back of the net leaving the home-side Goalkeeper with absolutely no chance.

Former FC Barcelona's Left Back, Jordi Alba tripled the lead in stoppage time of the First half with an assist from Robert Taylor to take the game way beyond the reach of Philadelphia Union.

The first half ended 3-0 in favour of Inter Miami.