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...Due to our victory over the USL professional team Indy Eleven last week, we have advanced to the 3rd Round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Our next match in the Open Cup will take place on tonight (Wednesday, May 23) in Nashville, TN against another USL professional team, Nashville SC.As a result, our regular season home match scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 has been rescheduled to NEXT Wednesday, May 30 at 7:00 pm at CHS Arrow Stadium.There will be a watch party for tonight’s Open Cup match at Fuzzy’s...Fresh off a second round US Open Cup victory over the professional team from Indianapolis on Wednesday, Mississippi Brilla FC continued its winning ways on Saturday. On a warm night in central Mississippi, the home team treated over 700 fans to an entertaining match and a 2-0 victory over Memphis City FC. After playing the same side to a 2-2 draw in Memphis just one week ago, Brilla muscled its way to a 1-0-1 (4 points) Premier Development League record after the win on Saturday night. Memphis City FC dropped to 0-1-1 (1 point) on the young season.
Mississippi Brilla FC pulled off one of the upsets of the US Open Cup Second Round by defeating the Indy Eleven 1-0 tonight. A crowd of around 900 Central Mississippians witnessed what could arguably be the biggest win in Brilla's history. Defender Koray Easterling scored the lone goal in the 81st minute when he side-footed an Oliver Brock free-kick into the back of the net.
The match was cagey for long periods, but the Indy Eleven had the larger share of the possession. The team looked calm and composed in their buildup. Towards the latter part of the...When Mississippi Brilla FC welcomes Indy Eleven to Clinton, Miss. on May 16 for the next round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, a new level of professional soccer will be introduced to Central Mississippi.After taking the New Orleans Jesters all the way to penalty kicks, Brilla FC earned a spot in the second-round of the knock-out cup competition.Much like England’s FA Cup, the US Open Cup allows for American soccer teams to truly decide who holds the most talented squad on the pitch.The Lamar Hunt US Open Cup is the oldest ongoing...