‘Shocking sinking’ Korea’s No. 1 seed Gen.G MSI eliminated, 0-3 defeat to Chinese BLG
South Korea’s No. 1 seed, Gen.G, suffered a shocking defeat. He knelt down helplessly without even taking a single set at Bilibili Gaming (BLG) in China. With this, Gen.G’s MSI journey, which looked forward to the final round, came to an end.
On the 19th (hereinafter referred to as Korean time), Gen.G lost 0-3 in the match against BLG in the 3rd round of the ‘Mid Season Invitational (MSI)’ loser’s match held at the Copper Box Arena in London, England, without winning a single set. Gen.G’s MSI schedule, which was looking forward to a rematch with T1 after advancing to the finals, is over 안전놀이터.
Is it because he was intimidated by losing the first and second sets in a row? At the beginning of the 3rd set, Gen.G showed a slowdown after being pushed by BLG before the line. On the other hand, BLG put pressure on Gen.G in all lines with confident play. BLG took the first dragon based on the line initiative around the 7th minute. Instead, Genji offset the loss by acquiring the Herald.
Around the 9th minute, Jeong “Chovy” Ji-hoon was cut off mid-mid, and Han “Peanut” Wang-ho used the top gank to catch Cheon “Bin” Ze-bin to balance the kill. However, in a large-scale battle in front of the dragon around the 13th minute, BLG swept 4 kills and won a huge victory, and even took the second dragon.
BLG’s momentum was fierce. Gen.G was constantly under pressure on all lines. BLG, which took the initiative, even acquired a messenger and made profits. Due to BLG’s intense pressure, Gen.G could not attack like an attack. Around the 18th minute, a large fight took place on the tower, and BLG once again won by adding 4 kills. With BLG taking the lead, Gen.G was dragged around throughout the match. The gold gap also widened by more than 4000.
Then, around the 20th minute, Gen.G went hunting for Baron and succeeded in the pursuit by attracting BLG and scoring 3 kills. However, he could not take care of the Baron. Around the 23rd minute, a large-scale battle took place in the midfield, and Gen.G won after a lot of hard work thanks to Han “Peanut” Wang-ho’s performance.
However, around the 24th minute, BLG went hunting for Baron, and Gen.G gave up the fight as Hyun-Jun “Doran” Choi cut off in the process of stopping them. Instead, Genji took his first dragon.
Even after Gen.J established a foothold in the pursuit, his support was lacking. As he failed to capitalize on his chances properly, he gradually lost more and more. Around the 27th minute, BLG charged into Gen.G’s headquarters with the Baron buff. Gen.G managed to block BLG’s offensive at the end of the defense at the main base.
Around the 30th minute, BLG raised the offensive further with the fourth soul dragon. BLG went hunting for Baron, and Gen.G was in a hurry to stop it. The shadow of defeat in Zenjie, who was defeated in front of Baron, became even thicker.
BLG, which had solidified its victory, was in no hurry. BLG, wearing the Baron buff, slowly pressed into Gen.G’s main base, and Gen.G defended with the last effort. However, BLG brought down the ace in the battle within the main base. BLG ended the 3-0 win by destroying the Nexus in 35 minutes. With this, BLG will play the final match against Korea’s T1 on the 20th.
South Korea’s No. 1 seed, Gen.G, suffered a shocking defeat. He knelt down helplessly without even taking a single set at Bilibili Gaming (BLG) in China. With this, Gen.G’s MSI journey, which looked forward to the final round, came to an end. On the 19th (hereinafter referred to as Korean time), Gen.G lost 0-3 in…