PDL side Mississippi Brilla topped CD Motagua of New Orelans 2-0 to begin its third U.S. Open Cup. Brilla midfielder Eduardo Cruz opened the scoring with a shot steps outside in the box in the 20th minute. Mississippi extended its lead late in the first half when Ignacio Flores’ shot deflected off the post and into the goal for an insurance marker. Brilla is set to host OKC Energy FC at Traceway Park once again next week.
CD Motagua of New Orleans (La., Open Division) at Mississippi Brilla (PDL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. CT; Traceway Park; Clinton, Miss.
CD Motagua of New Orleans Previous Appearances: First appearance
Mississippi Brilla Previous Appearances: Third appearance
- CD Motagua of New Orleans qualified after their first round opponent Tobacco Road FC forfeited a match on October 24 before defeating Queen City United FC 5-2 on November 21.
- Mississippi Brilla qualified after winning the PDL’s Mid South Division with a 6-3-3 record in 2015.