BATON ROUGE, La. - After losing its last two matches, Mississippi Brilla FC was able to get back into the win column. Brilla (6-4-1) defeated LA Parish AC (1-9-3) 2-0 at Baton Rouge's Olympia Stadium on Thursday night.
Striker Franck Kouentchi opened the scoring in the 4th minute. Luke Bryant’s cross found the head of Miguel Fernandez, but Fernandez’s header was saved by the goalkeeper. However, the Frenchman was in the right place and thumped the ball into an empty net for his team-leading seventh goal of the season.
Fernandez doubled Brilla’s lead in the 34th minute. Bryant made a nice...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Mississippi Brilla FC fell to the Little Rock Rangers by a close 2-1 score on Saturday night in Little Rock. The loss drops Brilla to a 5-4-1 record, while the Rangers move to 4-5-3.
Goalkeeper Chris Morrish made a couple of nice saves early on, including a diving save of an onrushing Rangers player at the back post.
But the home team still went ahead in the 40th minute of the match. A defensive miscue from Brilla led to the Rangers' striker putting the ball into an empty net.
After the halftime break, Brilla came out with...
LAFAYETTE, La. - Mississippi Brilla FC fell to Louisiana Krewe FC 3-1 in Mid South Division action tonight. The loss drops Brilla to 5-3-1 while the Krewe moves to 4-1-4.
The home team opened the scoring in the 11th minute. A loose ball wasn't dealt with by the Brilla defense, and the Krewe's winger was able to put the ball into the back of the net.
CLINTON, Miss. - Lightning struck twice for Mississippi Brilla FC this season, as the team picked up all three points with a 7-0 win over LA Parish AC on Wednesday evening. This was Brilla's second win of the season by same scoreline against the visitors from Baton Rouge.
Peyton Voelker opened the scoring for Brilla in the 17th minute. The genesis of the attack was David Trevizo’s tackle and ensuing pass to Marco Astorga. Astorga played a well-weighted pass to Voelker, who slotted the shot off the post and into the net.
Miguel Fernandez doubled Brilla’s lead in the 30th...
CLINTON, Miss. - Mississippi Brilla FC (4-2-1) fell to Texas United (6-0-3) by a tough 1-0 scoreline on Saturday night. This was Brilla's second consecutive defeat by the same score to the same opponent.
Despite Texas United having the better of the possession early in the match, Brilla was able to create a great opportunity in the 27th minute. Miguel Fernandez drove a corner kick onto Josh Davies' head at the back post, but the header was cleared off the...