Despite its current tie for eighth place in North America, Phoenix1 impressed spectators at Rift Rivals with a strong early game against Fnatic and a win against Unicorns of Love.
Xerxe the UoL/TSM rivalry: “I don’t think it affects us that we lost to TSM, but more that we lost.”
Unicorns of Love performed the worst of all participating teams on the first day of NA vs. EU Rift Rivals.
UOL coach Sheepy: “I look the most forward to TSM because of our rematch. They want to have their revenge.”
The Unicorns of Love remain perched at the top of Group B in the European League of Legends Championship Series.
G2 Zven on UOL and Fnatic at Rift Rivals: “(They) are pure best-of-one teams. They are much better in best-of-ones than best-of-fives, in my opinion.”
After losing to Misfits and Unicorns of Love in the last two weeks, G2 Esports closed a surprisingly difficult set against bottom tier team Mysterious Monkeys in Week 5 of the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS).
Team WE starting support Nam “Ben” Donghyu is unable to travel to Kaohsiung, Taiwan because of visa issues.