LCS Summer 2020 Group Stage: C9 dominates over North America
The North American League of Legends summer league will resume on July 18. For now, the teams have played 5/9 Weeks of the group stage. Eight out of ten participants will advance further, but where the teams will start the playoffs depends only on them. Two group winners will go to the semifinals, 3-6 place will advance to upper bracket quarterfinals, 7-8 place will wait for the opponents to drop into the Losers’ Round 1.
LCS Group Stage results in Week 1-5
At the moment, Cloud9 is an absolute dominator of the LCS Summer 2020 group stage. Even in these unpredictable bo1 matches, the team has been defeated only once out of 10 games. The only loss happened in the most recent match with 100 Thieves. Team Liquid is currently in second place with 8-2 records. Liquid has lost to EG and C9 but defeated 100 Thieves, CLG, TSM, and other top teams.
On the 3-8 places, we can see the teams that have around an equal number of won and lost matches. The top-3 is concluded by Team SoloMid with 6-4 records. FlyQuest, Counter Logic Gaming and Evil Geniuses have 5-5 records. Meanwhile, Golden Gladiators and 100 Thieves both currently have negative 4-6 records.
The LCS group stage relegation zone currently features Dignitas and Immortals. Both teams have 2-8 records. Dignitas has won two the most recent matches with Immortals and FlyQuest, but they are still a way to go on the path towards the playoffs. Immortals has defeated Golden Guardians and surprisingly beat TSM last week. Will any of these two teams manage to get to the playoffs? Leave your opinion in the comments.
LCS Summer 2020 Upcoming Matches
The group stage continues on July 18 with Week 6 giving the teams two attempts to improve the standings. It will last till August 9, when the final matches of the group stage will be played and we will discover all playoffs participants. However, some teams can decide their LCS group stage fortune in the next Week 6-7, so let’s highlight the most interesting matches of LCS in the upcoming weeks.
- Team SoloMid vs 100 Thieves – July 18, 03:00 CET
- Team Liquid vs Evil Geniuses – July 18, 04:00 CET
- Counter Logic Gaming vs Dignitas – July 18, 22:00 CET
- Evil Geniuses vs Cloud9 – July 18, 23:00 CET
- 100 Thieves vs Team Liquid – July 19, 22:00 CET
- Team Liquid vs FlyQuest – July 25, 04:00 CET
- Immortals vs Cloud9 – July 25, 00 CET
- 100 Thieves vs Counter Logic Gaming – July 25, 01:00 CET
- Cloud9 vs Team Liquid – July 26, 22:00 CET
- Dignitas vs Evil Geniuses – July 26, 00:00 CET
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