David Hollingsworth
David Hollingsworth
David has written for games media outlets for the last seven 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.

LoL: Worlds 2020 | Fnatic vs Gen.G Recap

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A battle for Group C supremacy raged between Fnatic and Gen.G.


Fnatic vs Gen.G

The Worlds 2020 stage with Gen.G and Fnatic on it featuring the teams' drafts below

With a 1-1 record thus far, Fnatic found themselves in a position they probably didn't want going into the series against Gen.G. With a win unlikely, a win was what Fnatic needed with TSM v LGD playing after them. An LGD win would give Fnatic everything to do in the second round-robin. As for Gen.G, they wanted to go 3-0 and move themselves well ahead of the chasing pack going into the second phase. In what might be a surprise start, FNC was able to punish a flashless Rakan and pick up the First Blood. FNC doesn’t stop there, however, as they again punish the flashless Rakan and get another three kills. Gen.G dropped two TPs on the fight and picked up two kills in return but at a huge cost.

Fnatic take down Gen.G in a flash

FNC continued to punish the early game mistakes of Gen.G. As we hit the 10-minute mark FNC found themselves with a 3k lead as they looked to snowball early leads into mid game pressure. Gen.G, however, pounced onto the FNC bot lane, committing two TPs to secure two massive kills as they attempted to get some presence into the match. Things finally started to calm down at the 21st minute as the third drake spawns. Both teams started to posture around it but in the end, it’s FNC that claimed it for free.

With the third drake spawning on the map, FNC picked it up but got chased from the jungle in the mid lane. They turned the fight on its head despite losing it early on and they managed to Ace Gen.G. Seeing their opportunity, they pushed down the Gen.G base and picked up a massive victory as they go joint top.

Quick Stats:

  • Time: 27:47
  • Kills: 17 - 9
  • Turrets: 7-3
  • Gold: 54.2k - 48k
  • Dragons: 3-1
  • Barons: 0-0

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