In a rematch of the LCS Spring Finals, Evil Geniuses and 100 Thieves met within the second sport of the Summer season Cut up on Saturday, with Evil Geniuses repeating their outcome from earlier within the yr. This time, Evil Geniuses claimed victory in simply over half-hour.
The match revolved across the mid lane in its early levels, with Jojopyun and Abbedagge buying and selling blows from the primary moments of the laning section. Simply three minutes in, Jojopyun practically killed Abbedagge beneath his personal turret, however was thwarted by his opponent in a one-vs-one situation moments later.
That aggression unfold all through the map, because the match noticed 27 complete kills, the second-most complete kills amongst all LCS video games performed within the break up up to now. Solely Friday’s opening sport between EG and Cloud9, which featured 28 kills throughout 45 minutes, has been a much bigger massacre by way of the primary two days of the Summer season Cut up. Right now, EG jungler Impressed led the way in which throughout all gamers, with eight kills of his personal and 6 assists as well.
Whether or not these excessive kill totals are unique to EG’s video games stays to be seen, though the purpose nonetheless stands that they’re already bettering their fee of kills compared to their run on the Mid-Season Invitational final month. Regardless of the small pattern measurement, EG are blowing away the 14 kill-per-game tempo they set at MSI early within the Summer season Cut up, in response to League stats website Oracle’s Elixir.
EG will look to maintain up their scorching begin and cap off a doubtlessly good opening weekend tomorrow towards FlyQuest, whereas 100 Thieves could have the possibility to bounce again towards the winless Dignitas.