London’s comeback is worthy of a spit-take
The Stage 1 playoffs of the Overwatch League are over and London Spitfire emerged victorious, beating the top-seeded New York Excelsior with a Three-2 reverse sweep on Saturday. London ended the primary half down Zero-2, however turned issues round within the second half for his or her Three-2 comeback.
The primary sport of the day noticed London and New York face off, with Excelsior profitable Three-2. Spitfire went on to play the Houston Outlaws, profitable Three-1, and located themselves going through New York once more. After losses on Junkertown and Oasis, London entered Hoizon Lunar Colony in want of a miracle.
“Shedding the primary two maps, we thought, ‘Hey, we could not let it finish like this,'” Spitfire tank Hong ‘Gesture’ Jae-Hee instructed ESPN. “We rallied again and received a sport. After that, we had been like, ‘Hey, it is 2-1. Would possibly as properly.'”
They received one other sport on the fourth map, Numbani, and accomplished their reverse sweep on Dorado.
“I’m past happy with our crew,” stated London Spitfire CEO, Jack Etienne, on Twitter. “They headed to the studio at 8AM performed 14 maps over the subsequent 14 hours in opposition to extraordinarily expert opponents and walked away with the W.”
With Stage 1 over, London will get a breather earlier than Stage 2 kicks off on February 21.
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