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Charlotte FC defends home pitch against Inter Miami CF

Andre Shinyashiki's debut goal ensured the blue and black won 1-0 in the Queen City.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte FC was victorious in defending the home pitch against Inter Miami Club CF in conference play on Saturday at Bank of America Stadium.

Forward Andre Shinyashiki made his debut goal 68 minutes into the match, the only one scored throughout the match. Even as the clock ticked into stoppage time, Miami was unable to answer.

Saturday's match marked the first time these teams will face each other this season.

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Charlotte FC players who were not set to take the field included Vinicius Mello (injured), Christopher Hegardt (injured), Adam Edouard Armour (injured), and Yordy Reyna (injured). 

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Last week, Orlando City SC hosted Charlotte FC in a conference match on Saturday, but the blue and black didn't see the light of a win in the Sunshine State.

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