Mississippi Brilla FC narrowly missed out on a playoff spot, but put an exclamation point on the season with a 2-1 victory over Peachtree City MOBA on Sunday night in Clinton. After learning their postseason fate following some unfavorable results in other games on Saturday night, Brilla capped off an 8-2-4 season with a win in front of their home fans on a muggy Sunday night.
After a convincing 6-0 win over MOBA just two days earlier, Brilla conceded an early goal to find themselves down 1-0. In the 14th minute, MOBA’s Dennis Pyetsukh’s cross...Mississippi Brilla FC entered the weekend needing two wins at home to have any chance of advancing to the playoffs next weekend. The first step was completed with a 6-0 drubbing of Peachtree City MOBA on Friday night.Brilla jumped out in front early when Pau Jimenez played a brilliant ball through the gap that left Napo Matsoso with only the MOBA goalkeeper to beat. He was able to slot the ball past Konrad Dziedzic to give the hosts a 1-0 after only 6 minutes. The early lead held throughout the first half.
View PostJuly 7, 2018CLINTON, Miss. - Fresh off their division clinching victory in Birmingham on Thursday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC came to Mississippi on Saturday hoping to maintain their hot streak and stay unbeaten. Following a three hour weather delay, the visitors were able to continue their undefeated season with a scoreless draw. The tie moves Tormenta FC to 10-0-2, while Brilla moves to 6-2-4.
After waiting out multiple lightning and rain delays, the teams took the field nearly three hours after the originally scheduled start time. With little time for a proper...
CLINTON, Miss. - Three games into a four game season series, Mississippi Brilla FC and the Birmingham Hammers each had a win and also a draw in the series. Saturday’s “rubber match” in Clinton would decide the winner of the season series. Another hard fought battle between two evenly matched teams eventually went the way of the home team with Brilla pulling out a 3-1 victory.
The Hammers saw the majority of possession early on, but it was Brilla who struck first in the 12th minute. Ruben Sanchez played a perfect ball through to Napo Matsoso who finished the job by...Mississippi Brilla FC coach Mark McKeever made a few key adjustments to his starting lineup on Tuesday and the newcomers did not disappoint. Striker Junior Chavez earned his first start of the season, after playing sparingly through the first month of the season. Chavez wasted no time taking advantage of the opportunity.Just 4 minutes into the match, Chavez pressured the Memphis goalkeeper, Victor Hoestbo, and forced his clearance to deflect off of his back and into the net. The hustle resulted in an early 1-0 lead for the home team.In the...The Premier Development League season has only just begun, but Mississippi Brilla FC and the Birmingham Hammers are already becoming familiar foes. Wednesday’s contest in Mississippi was the second of three matches between the two teams that will take place this week alone. Birmingham won Saturday’s contest 3-1 over in Alabama, while Mississippi defended its home turf with a 2-1 victory in the mid-week bout. The third of their four matches this season will take place Saturday in Birmingham.Brilla came out swinging in an effort to even the series after Saturday’s defeat. While holding a...