Messi scores twice, Miami wins epic leagues cup knockout games

Inter Miami progress into the League Cup after a thrilling encounter in Dallas.

Lionel Messi scored two goals including the equalizer in the 85th minute to level the game at 4 all.

Inter Miami overcame FC Dallas with a 5–3 lead on penalty kicks.

Inter Miami will reach the League Cup quarter-finals on 11 or 12 August.

Messi awaits the winner of Monday night's Houston Dynamo FC-Charlotte FC matchup.

FC Dallas coach Nico Estevez said that "I thought we had it."

Messi equalized in the 85th minute with a superb free kick into the right side of the net.

Benjamin Cremaschi sealed the win for Inter Miami with the final kick.