Gen.G took down Hanwha Life Esports in an intensive 2-1 sequence within the sixth week of the 2021 LCK Summer season Break up.
Though all odds had been in opposition to HLE to win this League of Legends sequence, they confirmed up immediately and supplied a great battle for the leaders within the standings. Gen.G introduced out well-known picks comparable to Bdd’s Azir, Ruler’s Kalista, and Clid’s Lee Sin to show the sequence round and safe the much-needed win to take care of their LCK domination.
The MVP votes had been picked up by Clid and Life for his or her excellent performances all through immediately’s sequence. The jungler used Diana within the first sport to stress his opponents on all the map whereas additionally securing impartial aims comparable to Rift Heralds and dragons. His impression was felt by HLE who needed to play fairly protected below their towers to keep away from dying to the bloodthirsty jungler. The assist picked Taric within the final sport of the sequence to counter a dive-heavy composition from his opponents. His roams, imaginative and prescient management, and teamfight ultimates had been on level all through all the sport, main his group to a 2-1 victory.
The primary match of the sequence opened up as anticipated with Gen.G dominating their opponents. They left no room for errors and after being in management for half-hour, closed out the primary sport on a excessive observe. Within the second match, HLE banned a few key picks that helped their opponents safe the primary sport of the sequence and took away others. Gen.G adjusted their draft however was unable to match HLE, who wished to get their revenge and equalize the sequence. Though Gen.G was capable of choose up a Baron after an important teamfight win, it wasn’t sufficient for them as their opponents rolled them within the subsequent teamfight and equalized the sequence.
Within the final match, HLE went for an aggressive composition that relied on picks with dive-heavy champions comparable to Gwen, Xin Zhao, and Leona. Gen.G answered with a Taric choose that denied all kill makes an attempt from their opponents within the midgame. Because of this, Gen.G was capable of choose up most impartial aims and slowly take down towers, earlier than ending the sequence of their favor.
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Gen.G (9-2) will return on the Rift subsequent week with two matches in opposition to Liiv SANDBOX and Afreeca Freecs. Each groups have improved throughout the offseason and appear like playoff contenders. There’s a small likelihood that both of them will upset the chief within the standings after immediately’s sequence that confirmed that Gen.G has a number of weaknesses that may be exploited by higher groups.
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