Sunday, June 16, 2019
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi Brilla FC and Houston FC tangled for the second time over the weekend in Clinton, and, once again, the home side came out on top. Following up on their 3-1 victory on Friday, Brilla finished the two-game home stand with a 2-0 win on a rainy Sunday night.
Brilla controlled the game from start to finish, and never really felt threatened over the 90-minute contest. Brilla kept possession for most of the match, and outshot the visitors from Houston by a count of 23-4. Houston’s goalkeeper, Jacob Madden, kept things from getting...
Mississippi Brilla FC (5-1-2) stays on top of the USL League Two Mid-South Division after defeating Houston FC 3-1.
Houston FC (1-4-2) struck first after a goal in the 15th minute putting Brilla instantly in recovery mode.
Staying focused, Brilla continued to pressure the goal after many stops from Houston’s keeper, but Victor Pimentel found the back of the net after receiving a great cross from Arturo Astorga in the 31st minute. Astorga’s left footed cross found Pimentel in the air for the header.
Pimentel’s goal evened up the match, but his second goal gave Brilla FC the lead. After receiving...
June 8, 2019
Despite relinquishing the first goal, Mississippi Brilla FC (4-1-2) rallied to put away the AHFC Royals (0-4-3) to earn their fourth win of the season and close out the first half of the 2019 season.
The first half of the match finished scoreless after both teams attempted to find space behind the opposing defensive lines.
Brilla FC had a handful of chances on goal that just missed wide, but the team continued to pressure AHFC’s back line, growing more confident throughout the match.
After the start of the second half, AHFC Royals took control of the board...
MAY 29, 2019
After a three-game series against Texas United, Mississippi Brilla FC (2-0-1) hosted Corpus Christi FC (2-1) at home and took its first loss as they fell to Corpus Christi FC 6-3.
Both teams broke into the match early with stiff physicality and a willingness to attack the goal.
However, a seven-minute spree gave Corpus Christi its four goals of the first half with four different players find the net, leaving Brilla down 4-0 after the 28th minute.
After the mandatory water break, Brilla FC’s Nicolas Cam reined in Mississippi’s lone goal in the first half at the...
Saturday, May 18
CLINTON, Miss. – After securing an opening night 2-0 victory over TX United on Thursday, Mississippi Brilla FC and the visitors from Dallas tangled up again on Saturday evening in Clinton. The home team scored early and often on it’s way to a 7-1 drubbing and a perfect 2-0 record to start the season.
Only 2 minutes into the contest, Nicolas Cam started off his spectacular night with a through ball to Victor Pimentel who calmly placed the ball to the right of the goalkeeper and into the back of the net. The early goal was only...
MAY 16, 2019
Mississippi Brilla FC (1-0-0) kicked off the 2019 season in front of a large opening day crowd, defeating Texas United 2-0.
Starting the match off with several strong surges towards the Texas United goal, Brilla FC was unable to take advantage of two early corner kick opportunities.
However, a strong effort by the Brilla defense and goalkeeper Alex Iglesias kept Texas United off the scoreboard.
Two caution cards were issued in the first half, one to Mississippi Brilla FC’s Duncan Storey in the 33rd minute and Texas United’s Dominique Kosseh in the 44th minute.
The second half for...