It was a fitting end to a roller-coaster qualifying campaign.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored in second-half stoppage time and Charlotte tied the Columbus Crew 2-2 on Wednesday night in a game postponed due to inclement weather. The matchup originally began on July 30, but it was suspended in the 16th minute due to weather near Bank of America Stadium. After play recommenced, Columbus scored in each half, on goals by Lucas Zelarayan and Luis Diaz, to take a 2-0 lead in the 54th minute. Daniel Ríos scored in the 58th for Charlotte. Charlotte
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuain scored two goals and Inter Miami clinched a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over Orlando City on Wednesday night. Higuain gave Miami a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute and his penalty kick in the 52nd made it 3-0. Miami (14-13-6) also got goals from Ariel Lassiter and Leonardo Campana. Ercan Kara scored the lone goal for Orlando (13-14-6) to cap the scoring in the 71st minute. Both teams play Sunday, with Miami hosting CF Montreal while Orlando hosts the C