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Cloud9 catches TSM for first in LCS Summer Split

Field Level Media
12 Jun 2021, 14:19 GMT+10

Cloud9 won and TSM lost Friday, leaving the teams tied for first place in the League of Legends' League Championship Series (LCS) Summer Split.

Cloud9 (15-7) defeated FlyQuest (8-14) in 23 minutes on red, and 100 Thieves (14-8) got past TSM (15-7) in 32 minutes on red.

In the night's other action, Team Liquid (14-8) topped Dignitas (13-9) in 33 minutes on blue, Evil Geniuses (11-11) beat Immortals (10-12) in 32 minutes on blue, and Counter Logic Gaming (6-16) edged Golden Guardians (4-18) in 43 minutes on red.

Ten teams in the top North American LoL league are competing in the triple round-robin summer season, with the top eight qualifying for the championship. Matches are best-of-one.

The top two teams will start in Round 2 of the playoffs' upper bracket. Third through sixth will start in Round 1 of the upper bracket, and seventh and eighth will start in Round 1 of the lower bracket.

On Friday, Australia's Ian Victor "FBI" Huang led 100 Thieves with a kill-death-assist ratio of 5-0-10. South Korea's Heo "Huni" Seung-hoon and New Zealand's Lawrence "Lost" Sze Yuy Hui each had a 1-4-0 K-D-A ratio for TSM.

Croatia's Luka "Perkz" Perkovic paced Cloud9 with a 10-0-5 K-D-A ratio. FlyQuest didn't manage a single kill.

Week 3 of the Summer Split continues Saturday with five matches:

--Golden Guardians vs. 100 Thieves

--FlyQuest vs. TSM

--Team Liquid vs. Evil Geniuses

--Cloud9 vs. Counter Logic Gaming

--Immortals vs. Dignitas

League Championship Series Sumer Split standings (including records carried over from the Spring Split):

T1. Cloud9, 15-7

T1. TSM, 15-7

T3. 100 Thieves, 14-8

T3. Team Liquid, 14-8

5. Dignitas, 13-9

6. Evil Geniuses, 11-11

7. Immortals, 10-12

8. FlyQuest, 8-14

9. Counter Logic Gaming, 6-16

10. Golden Guardians, 4-18

--Field Level Media

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