In the LEC, the six playoff teams of the Spring Split are already fixed after the eighth week of play.
In the final week of the league phase, Europe’s best LoL teams will still have to secure the top position.
There are only two matches left for the LEC teams in the remaining Spring Split this weekend, before they go into the playoffs’ knockout matches. Even though the six playoff participants have already been determined, the final ranking is decisive for the starting position in the knockout rounds.
G2 Esports, Fnatic or Origen: Who will take first place?
The first-placed player of the regular season will not only start in the upper playoff bracket, but may also choose his opponent for the first round from third and fourth place. That’s why the best teams in Europe will be fighting for the top position next weekend.
The best starting position is G2 Esports, which currently lies in first place in the LEC with a balance of 13:3. In the past week of matches Luka “Perkz” Perković and his team mates convinced with strong performances against Rogue and Excel Esports.
In week nine the defending champions will face FC Schalke 04, who have recently regained their strength, and Misfits Gaming. A win would be enough for G2 Esports to finish first, as they would win the direct comparison against Fnatic and Origen.
The G2 pursuers will therefore have to hope for two slips by the defending champions and take two victories themselves. While Fnatic will face the formidable MAD Lions and the bottom team Vitality, Origen will face Excel Esports and the Lions from Madrid with German star Elias “Upset” Lipp.
MAD Lions for German support star lead fight for fourth place
For the MAD Lions, the last week of the league phase is a difficult one, because it is a tough one against