Austin FC trashed David Beckham’s team Inter Miami 5 – 1

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Austin FC continued their blistering start to their second season with a dominating 5-1 victory over visiting Inter Miami CF on Sunday afternoon in the first-ever meeting between the teams.

Austin FC trashed David Beckham’s team Inter Miami 5 - 1

Sebastian Driussi and Ethan Finlay each scored two goals, and the club continued their torrid start to their second campaign in MLS with a dominating 5-1 victory over visiting Inter Miami CF.

Austin FC (2-0-0, 6 points) carried on from its 5-0 triumph against FC Cincinnati last week, scoring two goals in a four-minute span in the middle of the first half to grab a 2-0 lead.

First, in the 22nd minute, Driussi raced to the back post for a crossing feed off the end line by Diego Fagundez and neatly slotted the ball past Miami goalkeeper Clement Diop.

Then, in the 26th minute, off a set piece situation, Zan Kolmanic fired a deep cross into the box to Cascante, who outjumped a Miami player and scored to Diop’s right.

Austin FC trashed David Beckham’s team Inter Miami 5 - 1

Driussi was able to cleanly clean up a deflected pass from Fagundez from the second level after a deep run into the area in the 51st minute, extending Austin’s advantage.

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Inter Miami (0-1-1, 0 points) finally went on the board two minutes later, as substitute Leonardo Campana converted a Gonzalo Higuain assist, sending the ball into the bottom-right corner past Austin goalkeeper Brad Stuver.

The club have let up their first goal of the season.

Austin FC trashed David Beckham’s team Inter Miami 5 - 1

Austin and captain Alex Ring stole any momentum Miami gained after Campana’s goal. Austin’s left-footed pass to the far post missed intended target Maxi Urruti but ended up on the head of Ethan Finlay, who scored in the 64th minute to restore the home side’s three-goal lead.

In the 90th minute, Finlay added to the onslaught with his second goal, a rocket into the top-left corner off another Fagundez assist.

Austin FC’s ten goals are the most by a single team in MLS history in the first two games of a season.

Since the start of last season, Inter Miami has lost six of its last seven road games.

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Austin FC Winning Streak

The club has been in fantastic form this season; in week one of MLS 2022, they blasted Cincinnati 5-0, and they will look to replicate the feat in week two against Inter Miami, who were unable to score a single goal against Chicago Fire, resulting in a 0-0 draw.

Josh Wolff’s side opened the season on fire, and Cecilio Dominguez’s brace, along with goals from Alexander Ring and Sebastian Driussi, as well as an own goal from Ale Kann, demonstrated that his team is serious about winning the MLS Cup.

Austin FC Players

#PlayerAgeNat.ContractMarket value
1Brad StuverBrad Stuver – Goalkeeper30United States€500Th.
31Andrew TarbellAndrew Tarbell – Goalkeeper28United States€150Th.
34Will PulisicWill Pulisic – Goalkeeper23United StatesDec 31, 2022€50Th.
12Damian LasDamian LasGoalkeeper19United States
Poland
Dec 31, 2023
3Jhohan RomañaJhohan Romaña – Centre-Back23Colombia€800Th.
18Julio CascanteJulio Cascante – Centre-Back28Costa Rica€800Th.
4Ruben GabrielsenRuben Gabrielsen – Centre-Back29NorwayDec 31, 2023€600Th.
19Freddy KleemannFreddy Kleemann – Centre-Back22United StatesDec 31, 2022€100Th.
15Kipp KellerKipp Keller – Centre-Back21United States
23Zan KolmanicZan Kolmanic – Left-Back22SloveniaJun 30, 2024€750Th.
16Héctor JiménezHéctor Jiménez – Left-Back33United States
Mexico
€400Th.
26Charlie AsensioCharlie Asensio – Left-Back22United States
Panama
Dec 31, 2022
24Nick LimaNick Lima – Right-Back27United States€1.50m
5Jhojan ValenciaJhojan Valencia – Defensive Midfield25ColombiaDec 31, 2024€1.20m
8Alexander RingAlexander Ring – Central Midfield30FinlandDec 31, 2023€2.50m
22Felipe MartinsFelipe Martins – Central Midfield31Brazil
Italy
Dec 31, 2022€500Th.
33Owen WolffOwen Wolff – Central Midfield17United StatesDec 31, 2025€50Th.
6Daniel PereiraDaniel Pereira – Attacking Midfield21Venezuela€350Th.
7Sebastián DriussiSebastián Driussi – Left Winger26Argentina
Italy
€7.00m
10Cecilio DomínguezCecilio Domínguez – Left Winger27ParaguayDec 31, 2024€3.50m
14Diego FagúndezDiego Fagúndez – Left Winger27Uruguay
United States
€2.00m
20Jared StroudJared Stroud – Left Winger25United StatesDec 31, 2022€800Th.
11Rodney RedesRodney Redes – Right Winger22Paraguay€2.00m
13Ethan FinlayEthan Finlay – Right Winger31United States
Canada
Dec 31, 2023€1.00m
17Jon GallagherJon Gallagher – Right Winger26Ireland€500Th.
37Maximiliano UrrutiMaximiliano Urruti – Centre-Forward31ArgentinaDec 31, 2023€2.00m
2Moussa DjittéMoussa Djitté – Centre-Forward22SenegalDec 31, 2024€1.50m
9Danny HoesenDanny Hoesen – Centre-Forward31Netherlands
Morocco
€400Th.

Highest goal scorer for Austin FC

Austin FC’s top scorers and players who rank high in the scoring tables. The most successful scorers in Austin FC leagues and tournaments over the years are listed below.

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Season 2022
Player, LeagueAgePositionGoalsWinner/leader
Sebastián Driussi2613 Sebastián Driussi, Carlos Vela, Lewis Morgan and Lucas Zelarayán
Ethan Finlay3152 
Cecilio Dominguez2752 

Austin FC’s Season Schedule

March, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Sun, Mar 13Portland TimbersvAFC4:00 AMMajor League SoccerESPN+
Sun, Mar 20AFCvSeattle Sounders FC9:30 PMMajor League Soccer

April, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Sun, Apr 3San Jose EarthquakesvAFC12:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Mon, Apr 11AFCvMinnesota United FC12:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Apr 17D.C. UnitedvAFC12:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Apr 24AFCvVancouver Whitecaps1:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Sat, Apr 30Houston Dynamo FCvAFC6:30 PMMajor League Soccer

May, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Mon, May 9AFCvLA Galaxy12:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, May 15Real Salt LakevAFC2:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Thu, May 19LAFCvAFC3:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Mon, May 23AFCvOrlando City SC1:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Mon, May 30LA GalaxyvAFCTBDMajor League Soccer

June, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Sun, Jun 19CF MontréalvAFC12:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Jun 26AFCvFC Dallas2:00 AMMajor League Soccer

July, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Fri, Jul 1Charlotte FCvAFC12:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Tue, Jul 5Colorado RapidsvAFC2:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Jul 10Atlanta United FCvAFC12:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Wed, Jul 13AFCvHouston Dynamo FC2:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Jul 17FC DallasvAFC2:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Mon, Jul 25AFCvNew York Red Bulls1:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Jul 31Sporting Kansas CityvAFC1:30 AMMajor League Soccer

August, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Sun, Aug 7AFCvSan Jose Earthquakes2:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Aug 14AFCvSporting Kansas City2:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Aug 21Minnesota United FCvAFC1:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sat, Aug 27AFCvLAFC1:00 AMMajor League SoccerESPN

September, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Thu, Sep 1AFCvPortland Timbers2:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Sep 4Nashville SCvAFC1:30 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Sep 11Seattle Sounders FCvAFC1:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Thu, Sep 15AFCvReal Salt LakeTBDMajor League Soccer
Sun, Sep 18AFCvNashville SC2:00 AMMajor League Soccer

October, 2022

DATEMATCHTIMECOMPETITIONTV
Sun, Oct 2Vancouver WhitecapsvAFC3:00 AMMajor League Soccer
Sun, Oct 9AFCvColorado Rapids10:00 PMMajor League Soccer

Austin FC’s Jersey Price

The club’s Jersey price ranges from $8999 to $16499 with free shipments. Jersey can be bought or ordered via the MLS store website.

Austin FC trashed David Beckham’s team Inter Miami 5 - 1

Austin FC Owner

From majority owner Anthony Precourt’s clash with Columbus, Ohio, over early attempts to move the Crew to Texas, to the Austin city council’s fight over land for a slick new $260 million stadium, to the eight-game road trip to kick off the 2021 season, few MLS clubs have launched with as much anticipation and hype as Austin FC.

Austin FC trashed David Beckham’s team Inter Miami 5 - 1

The party began at the first home game, when actor and minority owner Mathew McConaughey stepped on the field in a bright green outfit and led pregame chants while banging a drum. His colorful Austin past includes a late-night arrest in 1999, when he was caught playing the bongos while nude and high at his home.

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