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Oppo Research: 5 Things you should know about Inter Miami

We scout the strengths and weaknesses of David Beckham’s signing bonus Inter Miami CF ahead of the First Round of the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs vs NYCFC.

Inter Miami's dangerman is Alejandro Pozuelo | Courtesy Inter Miami CF

In this edition of Oppo Research, we look at Inter Miami, who are in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the first time in club history, and who will be New York City FC’s opponents at Citi Field on Monday in the Gender Reveal Derby.

1. Pozuelo is the straw that stirs the piña colada

In what was arguably the biggest summer signing in MLS, Inter Miami acquired Alejandro Pozuelo from Toronto FC in July, turning around the fortunes of David Beckham’s shiny pink toy. An inconsistent team that was limping through another mediocre season despite putting up a handful of impressive results (they beat Seattle Sounders at Lumen Field and the Portland Timbers in Ft Lauderdale, and drew FC Dallas on the road), suddenly started to win more games than they lost.

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