Growth Esports Sends Defending Champions Staff Spirit Residence At TI11
The Worldwide 2022 (TI11) continued to offer upset after upsets as Growth Esports defeated heavy favorites Staff Spirit within the first spherical of the Decrease Bracket. The Southeast Asian (SEA) workforce had a flip of type currently, because it managed to qualify to the Major Occasion playoffs within the decrease bracket regardless of its horrendous run within the group stage.
Whereas Staff Spirit have been considered because the heavy favorites to win because the workforce are the present defending champions, Growth Esports managed to defeat the Jap Europe workforce to get rid of them from the event.
Growth Esports sends the TI10 Champions residence
The final time Growth Esports confronted the defending champions was on the PGL Arlington Main through the group stage the place the SEA workforce drew towards Staff Spirit. Nevertheless, Staff Spirit managed to win the Main after an unbelievable Grand Finals towards PSG.LGD.
Whereas Staff Spirit comfortably secured its spot on the Major Occasion of TI11 through the group stage, Growth Esports had a horrendous group stage because it didn’t handle to win a single sport till the ultimate day, the place it managed to defeat prime of the group Evil Geniuses and defied all odds to safe qualification to the Major Occasion because it defeated each Soniqs & BetBoom Staff in tiebreakers.
Whereas many closely favored Staff Spirit to prevail in one of the best of 1, others predicted that Growth Esports might present one other upset in Day One of many Major Occasion playoffs.
Growth Esports drafted its consolation picks, because it drafted Saieful “Fbz” Ilham’s signature Mars and Marci for Timothy “Tims” Randrup whereas Staff Spirit went for Lifestealer, Leshrac and an offlane Outworld Destroyer for Magomed “Collapse” Khalilov.
The laning part was even between each groups, nonetheless it was Growth Esports who have been setting the early tempo because the workforce discovered a number of pickoffs onto Staff Spirit whereas additionally claiming the primary Roshan of the sport at 20 minutes.
Going into the late sport, Growth Esports didn’t let up because it had a 10k internet price benefit. Regardless of Staff’s Spirit’s try to defend its base, Growth Esports didn’t cease its ruthless aggression as they claimed the collection after 40 minutes, eliminating the defending champions from TI11.
Following the collection, Staff Spirit might be eradicated from TI11 because it might now not defend its title in Singapore following the defeat. Growth Esports then again, will transfer on to face PSG.LGD within the subsequent spherical of the Decrease Bracket.