The London Royal Ravens bought their first victory of the Name of Responsibility League’s second set of qualifying matches with a powerful win over the Las Vegas Legion right now by a depend of 3-1, breaking a seven-match dropping streak within the course of.
The victory comes simply days after the crew introduced one more roster change, with the squad bringing PaulEhx again to the roster to take Zer0’s place. The change got here only a month after he was dropped in favor of Skrapz. However now, London has each PaulEhx and Skrapz within the beginning lineup and the new-look squad put the Royal Ravens within the win column for the primary time since Dec. 4 of final 12 months.
This match was dominated by Skrapz, because the aggressive CoD veteran had his greatest efficiency since becoming a member of the Royal Ravens, and maybe among the best of his profession. He posted a 1.76 Ok/D over the sequence’ 4 maps and dealt almost 11,000 value of injury, whereas his lowest particular person map Ok/D within the sequence was 1.50. Merely put, he was untouchable on the map in opposition to his former crew, whom he spent the Chilly Warfare season with.
Within the sequence’ first map, Mercado Hardpoint, Skrapz and London set the tone for the sequence early with a 250-202 victory. Led by Skrapz with a 2.14 Ok/D, the Royal Ravens owned the slaying class with 24 extra kills than the Legion. PaulEhx and Nastie additionally impressed, with the 2 posting 1.19 and 1.44 Ok/Ds, respectively.
Whereas London began off sizzling with the Hardpoint win, Vegas introduced the sequence again to a 1-1 depend with a methodical Search and Destroy victory. Vegas’ TJHaLy was on his sport, posting an 11-4 statline within the 6-2 victory. Regardless of their respawn mode struggles, the Legion are among the best SnD groups within the sport and proved it on this match. Sadly for Las Vegas followers, their respawn is as disappointing as their SnD is elite.
Within the Lodge Management, London jumped out to a 2-0 lead and it rapidly appeared that the Royal Ravens have been on their approach to one other one-sided victory within the sequence’ third map. Vegas did handle to snag a spherical to deliver it again to 2-1, however London was too overwhelming ultimately, successful the map 3-1 and giving themselves an opportunity to clinch the sequence on the Hydro Hardpoint.
The ultimate map of the sequence was a back-and-forth affair, however Skrapz and firm proved to be an excessive amount of for the Legion but once more. He posted a 29-17 statline to steer the foyer in kills, whereas Nastie was proper behind him with a 22-18 efficiency. London clinched the sequence with their 250-200 victory.
After breaking the lengthy losing-streak, London will look to rattle off a two-match win streak once they tackle the Florida Mutineers within the crew’s final on-line qualifier of the CDL’s second stage on Friday January 27 at 2:00pm CT. The Vegas Legion have an opportunity to get again to .500 within the qualifiers once they tackle the New York Subliners instantly following the Royal Ravens-Mutineers matchup.