The Lionel Messi-led Inter Miami will lock horns with Major League Soccer outfit Nashville SC in the Leagues Cup 2023 final at the Geodis Park in Nashville, Tennessee. The Inter Miami vs Nashville SC Leagues Cup 2023 final will start at 6:30 AM IST on Sunday, August 20.

Under newly-appointed head coach Gerardo Martino, Inter Miami defeated Philadelphia Union 4-1 in their Leagues Cup 2023 semi-final at the Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Goals from Josef Martinez, Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba and David Ruiz helped Inter Miami register a comprehensive victory. 

Having bolstered their squad with the huge signings of Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, Inter Miami have been simply unstoppable in all competitions.

Inter Miami started their Leagues Cup 2023 campaign with a 2-1 win over Cruz Azul, before thrashing Atlanta United 4-0 in their second fixture to top Group J with six points from two matches.

They beat Orlando City 3-1 in their Round of 32 clash and later pipped FC Dallas on penalties in the pre quarter-finals.

Gerardo Martino’s men then hammered Charlotte FC 4-0 to storm into the semi-finals.

For Miami, Lionel Messi has been the standout player in the ongoing Leagues Cup, having netted nine goals in six appearances.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup winner will aim to clinch his first trophy in the United States in Inter Miami’s first final appearance in the club’s history.

On the other hand, Nashville SC advanced into the Leagues Cup 2023 final after beating C.F. Monterrey 2-0 in their semi-final encounter.

Led by head coach Gary Smith, Nashville SC annihilated Minnesota United FC 5-0 in their quarter-final clash.

Earlier in the group stage, Nashville SC finished second in the Group G standings with three points from two matches.

They later overcame FC Cincinnati and Club America to reach the Leagues Cup 2023 quarter-finals.

Club Leon are the defending champions of the Leagues Cup, having defeated Seattle Sounders 3-2 in the 2021 final. Cruz Azul won the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2019.

Inter Miami vs Nashville head-to-head

Nashville SC have a superior head-to-head record against Inter Miami in all competitions, winning four of the eight matches that they have played so far. Inter Miami have registered two victories, while two matches have ended in draws.

The last time these two sides met, Inter Miami defeated Nashville 2-1 in their Round of 16 clash in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup 2023 earlier in May.

Where to watch Inter Miami vs Nashville Leagues Cup 2023 final live in India?

Live streaming of the Inter Miami vs Nashville Leagues Cup 2023 final will be available on Apple TV app and website in India.

There will be no live telecast of the Inter Miami vs Nashville Leagues Cup 2023 final on any TV channel in India.

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