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Inter Miami: Higuaín misses penalty in unhappy debut

Ex-Real Madrid and Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuaín struggled on his debut for Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami.

Higuain misses penalty in tough Inter Miami debut

Striker Gonzalo Higuaín endured an unsuccessful debut for Inter Miami as his new side were beaten by Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Higuaín misses from the spot as Inter Miami defeated

Higuaín, signed after leaving Serie A champions Juventus, missed a penalty as his side suffered a 3-0 loss at Subaru Park.

The former Real Madrid forward almost made a dream start to his career in the United States, hitting the outside of the post with a bicycle kick in the 20th minute.

With his team trailing 2-0, Higuaín had a chance to get Inter Miami back into the game in the 77th minute, but he blazed a penalty over the crossbar.

Higuaín's fourth straight penalty miss

Higuaín has failed to score with his past four penalty attempts in all competitions, as per Opta.

Anthony Fontana, Ilsinho and Brenden Aaronson were on the scoresheet for Philadelphia as struggling Inter Miami were left in second bottom in the Eastern Conference.