In the first of two weekend matches between the top two teams in the Mid-South Division of the Premier Development League, Friday’s contest certainly lived up to the hype. While the scoreline may show a non-eventful 1-1 draw, the game itself was nothing short of dramatic. In the end, the first place Midland/Odessa Sockers (5-2-2, 17 points) remained atop the table over Mississippi Brilla (4-2-3, 15 points).
The heated rivalry between the two teams began last weekend in Midland, and carried over to Mississippi. It wasn’t long after play began that Brilla’s Ignacio Flores and...Final Two Regular Season Home Matches for Mississippi Brilla on Friday and Sunday in Clinton
The top two teams in the Premier Development League’s Mid-South Division are scheduled to battle it out this weekend in Clinton, MS in a two game series with major playoff implications. After splitting two games in Midland, TX this past weekend, Mississippi Brilla and the Midland/Odessa Sockers look to settle the argument this weekend as to which team is the top of the division. The Sockers currently have the edge with a 5-2-1 record, while Brilla is nipping at their...Mississippi Brilla picked up a crucial road win over the Midland/Odessa Sockers in Midland on Thursday to vault them into first place in the Mid-South Division. The two teams squared off again on Saturday in Midland, and the result was different this time. The Sockers escaped with a 2-1 victory to leapfrog Brilla back into first place.
With the loss on Thursday, the Sockers came out desperate for a home victory. Their intensity showed from the beginning as Tucker Hume scored from close range in the 7th minute off a cross from Beto Garcia.
View PostThe top two teams in the Mid-South Division collided in Midland, TX on Thursday evening, and Mississippi Brilla moved to the top of the division with a hard fought 1-0 victory. The win earned Brilla a crucial 3 points on the road, and moved their record to 4-1-2 (14 points). Midland/Odessa Sockers dropped into second place with a 3-2-2 record and 11 points.
The first half was a defensive battle with neither team able to finish their chances, although both teams showed plenty of attack in the first 45 minutes. Midland appeared to be the...
On Saturday, June 20, Mississippi Brilla FC hosted the Houston Dutch Lions in the second of a two-game home series.
After a weather-delayed match ended in a 2-1 win for Mississippi on Thursday, Houston needed a win to revive their postseason hopes. Brilla was looking to stay in the thick of the playoff race.
Brilla got off to a great start when, in the second minute, Sergio Royo buried a free kick from the top of the Houston penalty area. His shot curled over the Dutch Lions’ wall and into the corner of the net, leaving goalkeeper, Philip...Mississippi Brilla FC is scheduled to host the Houston Dutch Lions on Saturday, June 20 in the second match of weekend doubleheader. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00 pm at Traceway Park Field 3. Brilla knocked off the Dutch Lions 2-1 in Thursday’s first match.
Saturday’s home match is Urban Soccer Project Night and admission is free to the public. The purpose of the special evening is to promote awareness of Brilla Soccer Ministries’ ongoing inner-city ministry. The Urban Soccer Project uses the sport of soccer as a tool to help impact lives of children in...