FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami on a historic day for them, as they will play at the TQL Stadium for the first time. Both sides need the three points, though, and it will be interesting to see who claims the victory to escape from the low part of the MLS table. Check out the match information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it.
Jaap Stam's boys had a weak start to the season, earning just one point after three games. They'll return to the pitch after two weeks, following a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Orlando City on May 1. Will they grab a victory in their new stadium's inaugural game?
Meanwhile, the team from South Florida will make the trip to Ohio searching for a much-needed win. Phil Neville's stint didn't begin strongly and Miami come to this round after a shocking loss with CF Montreal at home. The Herons will show up at the TQL Stadium trying to upset the hosts' party.
FC Cincinnati vs Inter Miami: Match Information
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Time: 4 PM (ET)
Location: TQL Stadium, Cincinnati
FC Cincinnati vs Inter Miami: Time by State in the US
ET: 4 PM
CT: 3 PM
MT: 2 PM
PT: 1 PM
FC Cincinnati vs Inter Miami: Storylines and Head-to-Head
The Orange and Blue need to start picking up points soon before they get stuck at the bottom of the standings. The upcoming game will be very special for Cincinnati, as it will be their first time at the TQL Stadium, where 6,000 fans will be supporting them hoping to see the team getting its first three points in the 2021 season.
Inter Miami, however, will plan to sabotage their party looking to get back on track in the Eastern Conference. The Herons suffered an unexpected defeat with Montreal in a midweek game, and they are expected to improve their results. They have a great squad with big names like Gonzalo Higuaín, Rodolfo Pizarro, and Lewis Morgan to push for better performances.
This will be the second clash between these two sides, as both have a brief history in the MLS. In their lone meeting to date, Inter Miami beat 2-1 Cincinnati in 2020.
FC Cincinnati vs Inter Miami: 2021 MLS Standings
After Week 5, Inter Miami stand 11th in the Eastern Conference with five points, while FC Cincinnati are at the bottom of the table with only one point. The team from Ohio, however, only played three games so far. Miami took part in five instead.
How to watch or live stream FC Cincinnati vs Inter Miami in the US
The game to be played between FC Cincinnati and Inter Miami will be broadcast in the US by FOX Network, FOX Deportes, Foxsports.com, and SiriusXM FC.
FC Cincinnati vs Inter Miami: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have already made their predictions, and they see the visitors as favorites. FanDuel has given Inter Miami odds of -110, while FC Cincinnati have +260, and a tie would result in a +240 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.