LoL: LEC Spring Split 2022 Week Two Day Two Recap

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LoL: LEC Spring Split 2022 Week Two Day Two Recap

 After a hectic week one, we head back into the standard two-game weekend format with week two, day two of the LEC Spring Split.


The Super Week was full of ups and downs. Now, we head into a standard weekend of matches as the LEC table begins to take shape. After four games of LEC action, the table is already starting to take shape. The standout is Rogue and Fnatic who both sit top of the table at 4-0. Vitality had a poor week one, losing all three matches, however, they did manage to pick up a win on the first day of week two as they look to stay close to the pack.

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Week one recaps – Day One, Two, Three

Week two recap –  Day One

SK Gaming v Excel

SK ex w2

Despite picking up the first blood, SK was unable to turn it into an early lead. Excel maintained their slim 1k lead into the mid-game, as the match looked like it hung in the balance. The match remained close through the mid-game, though Excel had managed to increase their lead slightly to 2k. With big objectives starting to come into play, Excel would need to build on its lead. As the game approached the 20-minute stage, SK had clawed back the deficit to 1k, before flowing it away in a pre-Baron fight which saw them drop two members and concede the Baron. Excel extended their lead with the first Baron, but it was the fight for the game's second that won them the match. SK desperately attempted to hold them off, but Excel managed to secure it, though only two members escaped with the buff. Sadly for SK, with members back on the Rift, Excel won a crucial team fight in the mid-lane and forced their way into the SK base with the Baron buff. The win moved Excel ahead of SK and onto a 2-3 lead after two weeks of play.

Quick Stats:

  • Teams: SK – XL 
  • Time: 37:24
  • Kills: 11-18
  • Turrets: 5-9
  • Gold: 61.6k – 66.7k
  • Dragons: 3-3
  • Barons: 0-2
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MAD Lions v Astralis

AST MAD w2

It’s a first blood trade on the bot side, while Astralis managed to pick it up MAD instantly picked up a kill for themselves. After this early exchange, the game cooled until the the13th-minute, when Astralis broke the deadlock. Astralis followed it up with a well-orchestrated 3v2 dive on the bot lane as they walked away with two clean kills. With that, Astralis took a slight 1k lead into the mid-game. Unfortunately for Astralis, they were unable to hold that lead, losing a major 5v5 fight in the bot lane and handing over a 4k lead to MAD. Despite being behind, Astralis pulled off a massive win around the Baron, acing MAD and securing the Baron. As if often the way when you're struggling, Astralis threw away another fight moments after the Baron buff had expired after they'd managed to neutralize the gold difference. The back and forth continued, but once again it was MAD that took the fight, and this time they managed to end the game off of it. It was a hard-fought victory, but MAD moved to 3-2 as they maintained their push for the top of the LEC.

Quick Stats:

  • Teams: MAD – Astralis 
  • Time: 32:00
  • Kills: 18-14
  • Turrets: 8-5
  • Gold: 59.5k – 56.1
  • Dragons: 3-1
  • Barons: 0-1

Team BDS v Rogue

BDS RGE w2

While there wasn't a kill in the first 10-minutes, Rogue managed to gain a lead. Eventually, the first blood was claimed by Rogue as they looked to keep their unbeaten record alive. It was an important comeback moment for BDS,  with Rogue getting the result they wanted from a top lane dive they lost two members for it. Rogue moved to 4k ahead, as they start to pressure BDS. BDS almost found a recovery play, picking off two members of Rogue early in the fight. Rogue managed to secure the Drake, and take out the remaining members of BDS as they extended their lead. With the Baron and Soul Drake secured, Rogue we're easily able to knock down BDS as they go top of the LEC.

Quick Stats:

  • Teams: BDS – Rogue
  • Time: 28:14
  • Kills: 6-20 
  • Turrets: 2-9
  • Gold: 45.8k – 57.7k
  • Dragons: 0-4
  • Barons: 0-1
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Fnatic v Misfits

fmc msf w2

It's a close early game, but Fnatic was the side that came out on top going into the mid-game. Picking up two Drakes, and a 3.5k lead, Fnatic was on the way towards maintaining their unbeaten record. Fnatic turned that into another fight victory moments later, this time securing three more kills and a Rift Herald. With just 20-minutes on the clock, Fnatic found themselves knocking at the Misfits base, with a cool 6k gold separating them. They caught out three members of Misfits as they picked up a Baron buff without any trouble. With Baron buff secured for Fnatic, Misfits had to force a fight which they couldn't win. Fnatic won the fight and then took down the Misfits base as they maintained their unbeaten 5-0 run, and joined Rogue in the first place.

Quick Stats:

  • Teams: Fnatic – Misfits
  • Time: 23:36
  • Kills: 17-8
  • Turrets: 7-2
  • Gold: 48.4k – 38.6k 
  • Dragons: 3-0
  • Barons: 1-0

G2 Esports v Vitality

G2 VIT W2

The match of the week certainly offered up the spicy gameplay that people wanted. Within 5-minutes, Vitality had secured three kills and a 2k lead. G2 finally found a way into the scoreboard in the 14-minute mark, as a 4v1 in the top side picks up a shutdown onto Alphari. 20-minutes saw the next major moment of the game, both sides postured around the third drake, but thanks to their patients it was Vitality that came out on top. G2 picked their fight as the Soul Drake spawned for Vitality, while G2 had control of the Drake, it was Vitality that had the damage. Vitality dropped three members, claimed the Soul Point, and claimed the Baron. Vitality moved to 8k ahead. G2 fought hard to defend their base, but Vitality was too strong as G2 fell. The win moved Vitality to 2-3, and 2-0 for the week as they looked to put their 0-3 week one performance behind them as they looked to climb the LEC.

Quick Stats:

  • Teams: G2 – Vitality
  • Time: 29:44
  • Kills: 47.1k – 59k 
  • Turrets: 2-8
  • Gold: 47.1k – 59k
  • Dragons: 0-4
  • Barons: 0-1
LoL: LEC Spring Split 2022 Week Two Day Two Recap
David Hollingsworth
David has written for games media outlets for the last ten years. With his first major esports role being with Esports News UK covering mostly UK League of Legends. David is also a member of the British Esports Association and is an advisor to them on World of Warcraft Esports. More recently David has worked for Esports Insider and Red Bull as an esports journalist. David later became Editor at ESTNN and now leads the current team.