After arriving in Miami to join up with his new teammates earlier this week, star Spanish defender and former FC Barcelona player Jordi Alba will be available for selection on Wednesday night against Orlando. Alba, a longtime teammate of Messi and legendary midfielder Sergio Busquets, is the latest in the line of international stars to join the Club. During his tenure at Barcelona, Alba helped the Blaugrana win six LaLiga titles, five Copa del Rey titles, and played a key role in their run to win the UEFA Champions League title in 2015, making 459 appearances over the course of 11 seasons in the process, the ninth most of any player in the club’s history,
Orlando will enter the fixture after defeating the Houston Dynamo in penalties after a 1-1 draw on July 21 and then earning a 2-3 win over LIGA MX team Santos Laguna.
Forward Duncan McGuire will be a player to look out for on Wednesday night after netting twice in the team’s group stage games.
Inter Miami can punch its ticket to the Round of 16 of the 2023 Leagues Cup and eliminate Orlando City with a win. If Inter Miami advances to the next round, it will face the winner of the Round of 32 match between FC Dallas and LIGA MX side Mazatlán F.C., which will also take place on Wednesday, August 2.