It's the start of promotions and the bottom tier teams from the LCS are fighting for survival to make it back to the next season -- no one wants to be relegated!
Other teams are fighting for a chance to hit the stage and show that they are good enough to fight against the best teams in the world, and everyone is fighting to prove that they are the better team.
Team Liquid 3-0 eUnited
Phoenix1 3-2 Gold Coin United
TL vs. EUN
Team Liquid was aiming to win, and swept eUnited in a clean 3-0 series in a rather predictable manner, as eUnited could barely put up a fight.
P1 vs. GCU
Pheonix1 disappointed everyone after their spectacular performance during Rift Rivals, only to return to their abysmal state when they returned to NA.
Game one was disappointing. They had a 10k gold lead and still managed to throw their game. It was only through a surprising backdoor by
Gold Coin United seemed to know exactly how to play against them, and gave P1 fight after fight. During game four, GCU took trade for trade, and they shut down every play P1 tried to make.
In the end, their mid
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