How could Inter Miami lineup with Luis Suarez ans Lionel Messi

Ever since David Beckham and his colleagues in charge of the Herons opted to bring international soccer legend Lionel Messi to the Major League Soccer, the club has been gaining fans by the millions. Not only did Lionel Messi boost coach Tata Martino’s starting XI, but his former Barcelona teammate Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba also signed their professional contracts with the club. It didn’t take long before Messi’s good friend Luis Suarez was also snapped up by the Herons.

How could Inter Miami lineup with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi you ask? This is a question that is very easy to answer. The Argentine manager won’t have that many difficulties picking his starting XI, but here are our suggestions.

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How could Inter Miami lineup with Suarez and Messi?

Potential starting Inter Miami lineups with Messi and Suarez

There are a couple of options that the Argentine manager can choose from. Whichever one he deems most suitable, one thing is certain – the Herons’ attack will look scary-good in the 2024 Major League Soccer campaign. Here’s how Inter Miami could lineup with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi in the starting XI:

  • Campana – Suarez – Messi (4-3-3)
  • Farias – Suarez – Messi (4-3-3)
  • Suarez – Messi (4-4-2)
  • Suarez – Messi – Campana – Farias (4-2-3-1)

4-3-3 Inter Miami lineup with Messi and Suarez

Inter Miami lineup
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In one of Inter Miami’s last games – the 4-1 loss at Soldier Field against lackluster Chicago Fire, we saw coach Tata Martino use the ultra-offensive 4-3-3 formation. We believe that with the firepower he has at his disposal, the 4-3-3 formation is likely his best option.

21-year-old Argentine Facundo Farias will likely operate on the left side of the attack, the Uruguayan goalscoring legend will be the center of the attack, and World Cup winner Lionel Messi will cause mayhem on the right. This way, Tata Martino can use both of his veterans in the best possible way. Lionel Messi’s signature downs the wing resulting in phenomenal long shots will be nicely supplemented by Suarez’s lethal goalscoring instinct.

The question remains – who will partner Messi and Suarez in the attack? As we mentioned earlier, it looks like Facundo Farias’ speed will be picked over Campana’s goalscoring instinct, but we believe that a Campana – Suarez – Messi lineup will also bring positives for the Herons. Especially, in those games where you need some extra backup when it comes to long-ball action.

How could Inter Miami lineup with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi in a 4-4-2 formation

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This is an unlikely scenario where we have Campana and Farias on the bench and Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi as key offensive performers for the Herons. Surely, we won’t get to see Tata Martino use this formation at home, but in difficult away games such as a clash at Lower.com Field against 2023 MLS champions Columbus Crew? Who knows.

Should and could Inter Miami lineup with Luis Suarez and Messi in a 4-4-2? It will certainly mean a robust midfield, that’s for sure. Spanish legend Sergio Busquets is no spring chicken. At the ripe age of 35, Sergio’s stamina isn’t what it once was and we are sure that he will need all the help he can get to battle the younger and more powerful players in the league.

Whatever the Inter Miami lineup with Suarez and Messi might be, we are convinced that all true Blagurana fans will be more than eager to see the last dance between these wonderful players. We can’t wait to see the two play together once more, and we are convinced that they will do their best to help the Herons lift a historic first MLS title in the 2024 campaign.


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Zack is a longtime football fan, writer, and bettor. He also has experience playing and coaching the game of football at a local level. His interest in the MLS, Liga MX and the Canadian Premier League adds a new dimension to the content we have at FootballWhispers.