The LEC Summer Split Grand Finals weekend is lastly right here, and it begins with a Semi-Final cracker.

With a spot at Worlds secured for each groups, the match is all about a spot in Sunday’s Grand Final sequence in opposition to Fnatic. Can G2 Esports (“G2”) bounce again from their Three-2 defeat to Fnatic within the Upper Bracket Final? Will Rogue (“RGE”) proceed the dominance we noticed in opposition to MAD Lions and sweep apart G2? Below is our full match report from this epic conflict.

Game One

RGE choose up the primary sport and provides themselves an enormous confidence enhance for the remainder of the sequence. First Blood goes over to RGE, as Inspired picks up a flawless gank prime facet, even making Wunder burn his flash. Ganks have been aplenty in Game One, with the highest lane being the favored hangout spot. At 10 minutes RGE held a 1k lead because the early sport goes their means. At the 16th minute, RGE continued to develop their lead, which stood at over 3k at this level, with their second Rift Herald but to drop.

G2 are in a position to make their first large play and it got here as a counter to an RGE play. As RGE makes a play prime facet, G2 is ready to flip it and chase down two members. In the method, the lead closes to simply 2k, with RGE nonetheless within the lead. The very subsequent play, nevertheless, noticed RGE retaliate. They choose a stun on Caps and collapse on him. That kill opened up G2 and allowed RGE to Ace them underneath their mid-tower. RGE makes use of the free time to safe Baron as they re-secure their gold lead.

RGE made the play to safe Soul level. G2 are in a position to steal it away however lose two members in return as RGE simply safe their second Baron. G2 tried to arrange a brush gank but it surely fully fails. Braum is ready to block a lot injury as the remainder of RGE clear up as they put together for the soul. Before it was in a position to spawn, RGE pulls the set off early and stroll over G2 as RGE took a shock Game One victory.

Quick Stats:

Time: 36:23
Kills: 23-7
Turrets: 10-Three
Gold: 72.1k – 58.4k
Dragons: Three-2
Barons: 2-Zero

Game Two

The LEC studio stage with Rogue's and G2's game two drafts on bottom

G2 bounced again rapidly from their Game One loss as they finish this sport in sub-thirty minutes regardless of a rocky begin. First Blood goes over to RGE once more as they catch out Caps within the mid lane. With his flash burned, a repeat gank was extremely probably. While the early lead goes to RGE, Game Two is far nearer than Game Two at this similar stage. RGE makes a play bot facet however fumbles the execution as G2 sends in two TPs to say a kill in return. Two members of G2 escape on low HP after Larssen fails to execute both.

As the sport passes the 17th minute, G2 has canceled out the RGE gold lead as they attempt to regain their maintain on the sport. G2 then make a play because the Drake spawns as they’re in a position to take the tower and choose a kill on Inspired. G2 seemed a special crew in Game Two as they counter an RGE interact at bot River and destroy Inspired. With him lifeless, they transfer to Baron and take it almost uncontested. With everybody respawned, they transfer to the Soul level drake and picked that up too.

Right after the drake safe, G2 choose up two extra kills as they knocked down the RGE inhibitor. RGE makes one large play to attempt to win the sport however they’re unable to make it stick. They take down Wunder’s Sion however lose Larssen in return. G2 secures all three inhibitors with Soul drake about to spawn. G2 regroup and march down the RGE base, making it look straightforward within the course of.

Quick Stats:

Time: 29:38
Kills: Four-17
Turrets: Zero-Three
Gold: 47.1k – 56.2k
Dragons: Zero-Three
Barons: Zero-1

Game Three

The G2 LEC roster lined up before game with their's and Rogue's game 3 drafts on bottom

G2 takes sequence level as they provide us our quickest sport of the sequence, with Caps wanting unstoppable on Zoe. First Blood goes over to RGE but once more because the bot lane 2v2 comes up trumps for RGE. RGE tries to make a play on the bot facet of the map however fast pondering from Caps by TP’ing into the lane turns the struggle. Caps arrives simply in time and he picks himself up a double kill, as G2 takes a 2.5k lead.

While RGE pushes bot Lane to make use of Rift Herald, Caps was in a position to harass 4 RGE members on his personal, even managing to choose up a kill on the tail finish of the play. G2 transfer into the 18th minute having simply picked up soul level and a 5k gold lead for his or her bother as G2 seemed to have absolutely come on-line. With Rift Herald used prime facet, G2 claims the highest and mid tier two towers as they give the impression of being to pile on the strain.

A struggle occurs within the prime lane, and whereas RGE picks up one kill, G2 ultimately will get the delayed Ace as they give the impression of being absolutely in management. G2 pushed mid with out Baron as Caps simply picks folks off. Larssen nearly rescues the sport for RGE as he picks up three kills for himself and Finn. Perkz is ready to survive and RGE managed to carry on.

With G2 now securing Baron they begin to make the game-winning play via the jungle. They catch out RGE who have been unable to do something about it. G2 is ready to seize the Ace as they take a simple Game Three victory.

Quick Stats:

Time: 28:04
Kills: 9-26
Turrets: Three-10
Gold: 46.3k – 58.2k
Dragons: Zero-Four
Barons: Zero-1

Game Four

The Rogue LEC roster preparing for game four against G2 with their drafts on bottom

RGE takes the sequence to a fifth sport as they take down G2 for the second time. First Blood goes to RGE but once more, because it’s one other bot lane 2v2. Vander picks off Mickyx with a hook and he drops. Jankos heads bot facet barely after and is ready to safe a fast follow-up kill for his facet.

RGE not trying to get Three-1’d within the sequence has turned up within the early sport. Larssen picks up two kills mid lane, whereas Hans Sama picks up kills within the bot lane. RGE then prolong their lead almost 3k as they win one other struggle topside, with Larssen choosing up two extra kills. RGE exhibits no signal of slowing down as they dive G2 underneath mid lane tower choosing up three extra kills with ease. Just 15 minutes into Game Four, RGE moved 4k forward.

RGE slows the sport down earlier than choosing up the Baron on the 25-minute mark with G2 unable to contest. With Baron ticking off, RGE made the play and flawlessly take down G2 to take the sequence to the total 5 video games.

Quick Stats:

Time: 28-24
Kills: 6-20
Turrets: 2-Eight
Gold: 45.1k – 54.9k
Dragons: Zero-Three
Barons: Zero-1

Game Five

The LEC studio stage with Rogue's and G2's game five drafts on bottom

G2 takes down RGE in a nail-biting match to safe their spot within the Grand Final. First Blood goes to RGE because the Draven & Nautilus bot Lane proves an excessive amount of to deal with as they declare a kill within the 2v2 once more. RGE continued to attempt to dictate the tempo of the sport, particularly as they seemed to get Hans Sama fed. G2 goes into the 13th minute with a tiny gold lead because the match evens out.

As RGE choose up their second drake, they see G2 take a small 1k lead, nevertheless, Hans Sama continued to farm up as he seemed to develop into unstoppably consumed Draven. G2 lastly began to undergo the gears, as they took a Three.5k lead as RGE began to look misplaced and missing a win situation. RGE finds an enormous crew struggle as G2 tries to pin the RGE bot lane RGE fast pondering sees them TP into the lane. G2 isn’t in a position to get a 5v5 struggle as RGE turns and fights 5v2. They collapse on Caps and knock him down as they kill 4 members of G2 and hold their hopes alive with the gold lead now degree.

The Soul struggle is began by RGE however Jankos is ready to steal it, securing his crew Mountain Soul. No one dies within the follow-up engagement however G2 rush to Baron whereas RGE reset. RGE arrives late as G2 claims the buff. The ensuing struggle sees the groups commerce 1-for-1. G2 maintain their nerve as they collapse on the RGE base and declare a spot within the Sunday Grand Final.

Quick Stats:

Time: 43:59
Kills: Eight-16
Turrets: Four-10
Gold: 71k-77.8k
Dragons: 2-Four
Barons: 1-1

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