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