Evil Geniuses has received its first match of the 2021 League Championship Sequence Championship towards Dignitas 3-1. EG will transfer on within the higher bracket to face off towards 100 Thieves, whereas DIG will struggle for survival in its subsequent best-of-five sequence towards Immortals.
EG got here into the sequence favored to win towards DIG. Because the third seed, EG hit its stride all through the summer time cut up, whereas DIG, who certified for the spring post-season with a better seed than EG within the LCS Mid-Season Showdown, has spent the summer time re-establishing its identification after Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham took over the beginning jungle place following Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett’s ousting from the group.
Jungler Juan “Contractz” Garcia has gone undefeated for EG in 4 Summer season Cut up matches as an alternate choice to beginning jungler Dennis “Svenskeren” Johnsen, however towards DIG, Contractz began all 4 video games and was the very best performing participant all through all 4 video games of the sequence.
DIG did its finest to take it to EG within the early recreation with sturdy laners and aggressive performs, however finally solely managed to get the higher of the upper seed as soon as. Even within the recreation DIG received, EG had a bonus for a great quantity of the sport, and the gold lead was shut all the way in which to the top. EG snapped again into focus and received video games 3 and 4 much more convincingly to take the sequence.
EG’s subsequent higher bracket towards 100 Thieves has monumental implications. Not solely will the winner qualify for the finals of the LCS Championship with out shedding a single sequence, but in addition, assure one of many three seeds for representing North America on the League of Legends World Championship in China this fall. DIG, alternatively, should defeat seventh seed Immortals to keep away from elimination and proceed its post-season run within the decrease bracket.
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