Nani’s late strike leads Orlando City to 2-1 victory against Miami

Christopher Mueller also scored for Orlando City

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A goal outside the box from Nani in the 80th minute helped Orlando City defeat Inter Miami 2-1 on Friday night.

The game was scoreless after one half.

Gonzalo Higuain scored first to give Miami a 1-0 lead in the 67th minute.

Six minutes later Christopher Mueller tied the game.

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The Lions had possession for 52.9 percent of the game.

Orlando City had 6 shots on target, Miami had 3 shots on target.

Orlando City’s next game is against the New York Red Bulls at 7:30 p.m. on July 3.