DRX vs LOUD Preview and Prediction – Valorant Champions 2023

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DRX vs LOUD Preview and Prediction – Valorant Champions 2023

This year’s second DRX vs LOUD encounter will take place as one of the opening matches of Champions 2023 Group D


DRX have never beaten LOUD before in their previous two encounters, and you wouldn’t be alone to think this will be an easy win for the Brazilians. However, LOUD’s disappointing winless journey at Masters Tokyo has stirred up some doubts in the air, and the recent rumors about the team aren’t helping the case at all. However, on the other hand, DRX’s recent performance hasn’t been much eventful as they are suffering from role issues. As a result, this match will prove which team has been able to fix the internal issues better.

DRX

After the dominating run in the Pacific League’s Regular Season, the South Koreans have not returned to their glory yet, and Paper Rex have established themselves as the kings of APAC by winning VCT Pacific and coming #3 at Masters Tokyo. According to some analysts, DRX’s role issues between Foxy9 and Zest have played a part in the team’s poor performance at the Masters, and we expect them to have fixed those issues to secure a decent run at the Champions. 

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Players

Kim “stax” Gu-taek

  • Role: Initiator
  • VLR Rating: 1.04
  • Average Combat Score: 194.5

Goo “Rb” Sang-min

  • Role: Flex
  • VLR Rating: 1.05
  • Average Combat Score: 216.0

Jung “Foxy9” Jae-sung

  • Role: Duelistl
  • VLR Rating: 1.03
  • Average Combat Score: 237.3

Byung-chul “BuZz” Yu

  • Role: Initiator/Sentinel
  • VLR Rating: 1.12
  • Average Combat Score: 234.5

Kim “MaKo” Myeong-kwan

  • Role: Controller
  • VLR Rating: 1.19
  • Average Combat Score: 219.1

Most Kills

Map 1: Rb

Map 2: Foxy9

Map 3: MaKo

Most Assists

Map 1: MaKo

Map 2: stax

Map 3: BuZz

Most Deaths

Map 1: Foxy9

Map 2: Foxy9

Map 3: stax

DRX vs LOUD Preview and Predictions - Valorant Champions 2023

LOUD

Securing the Grand Final at LOCK//IN and then winning the Americas League – the Brazilians have shown dominance throughout most of 2023. Unfortunately, they faced humiliation at Masters Tokyo, leaving the event with a 0-2 record. Many rumors have blamed this fall in performance on internal roster issues, but let’s not forget that this squad includes some of the best players of Valorant we have ever seen, and they can go back to their glory at any time.

Players

Matias “Saadhak” Delipetro

  • Role: Flex
  • VLR Rating: 1.04
  • Average Combat Score: 209.9

Arthur “tuyz” Vieira

  • Role: Controller
  • VLR Rating: 1.01
  • Average Combat Score: 201.9

Cauan “cauanzin” Pereira

  • Role: Initiator
  • VLR Rating: 1.06
  • Average Combat Score: 206.2

Felipe “Less” Basso 

  • Role: Controller/Sentinel
  • VLR Rating: 1.10
  • Average Combat Score: 209.9
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Erick “aspas” Santos

  • Role: Duelist
  • VLR Rating: 1.08
  • Average Combat Score: 216.2

Most Kills

Map 1: Less

Map 2: aspas

Map 3: aspas

Most Assists

Map 1: cauanzin

Map 2: cauanzin

Map 3: tuyz

Most Deaths

Map 1: aspas

Map 2: tuyz

Map 3: Saadhak

Valorant Champions 2023 – DRX vs LOUD Predictions

We are expecting an upset in this series – DRX will win the match with a 2-1 score against LOUD.

DRX vs LOUD – Head to Head Record 

DRX 2 – 6 LOUD

DRX vs LOUD Maps 

  • Fracture
  • Split
  • Ascent

LOUD vs DRX Score 

  • Map 1: LOUD to win by +3>
  • Map 2: DRX to win by +2>
  • Map 3: DRX to win by +4>

LOUD vs DRX First Blood 

Map 1: Foxy9

Map 2: aspas

Map 3: Foxy9

DRX vs LOUD Most First Kills

Map 1: aspas

Map 2: Foxy9

Map 3: Rb

LOUD vs DRX Top Fragger

Rb

DRX vs LOUD Most Clutches

Less

Valorant Champions 2023 – DRX vs LOUD Match Links

DRX vs LOUD Match Time

August 6, 2023 – 15:00 PT / 18:00 ET, August 7, 2023 – 00:00 CEST

DRX vs LOUD Preview and Prediction – Valorant Champions 2023
Najib R
Who knew combining a love for cheesy one-liners and Valorant would lead to a writing career?