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NYCFC's didychrislito wins eMLS League Series One

Field Level Media
18 Jan 2021, 11:19 GMT+10

New York City FC's Chris 'didychrislito' Holly secured bragging rights in the Empire State, as well as the MLS at large.

didychrislito posted a 4-2 aggregate victory over defending champion George "GAdamou10" Adamou of the New York Red Bulls to win the grand final of eMLS League Series One on Sunday.

"It's a great feeling. I've come so close (so many times) and this is the first step (to winning an eMLS Cup)," didychrislito said.

didychrislito secured a 3-1 lead inside 20 minutes and benefited from a man-advantage situation to score the series-clinching goal on a breakaway attempt with French superstar Kylian Mbappe.

didychrislito advanced to the semifinals following a strong second-half surge in a 7-4 win over John "xbLeu" Garcia of expansion Austin FC. didychrislito scored five unanswered goals to close out the second leg.

Adamou gained a berth in the final after a 3-1 win over Phil "PhilB94" Balke of Toronto FC.

--Field Level Media

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