The 2020 worlds finalists are in a depression, being up to the bottom of the standings.

FunPlus Phoenix removed the 2020 League of Legends worlds finalists Suning in a clean 2-0 sweep today throughout the 3rd week of 2021 LPL Spring Split.

The series featured determined plays from both groups, however FPX came out ahead in the end. Their mid-game control was better and the brand-new jungler Zhou “Bo” Yang-Bo handled to play toe-to-toe with SofM. The MVP votes went to Lwx for his first-game efficiency on Miss Fortune and Nuguri for his Gnar in the second-game.

The first game of the series included passive non-LPL skirmish playstyle from both teams. They were farming up safely and preventing early-game fights, which might assist them snowball. FPX had the much better structure therefore when the game got to the later phases of the video game, they were winning teamfights. After a defend the Dragon Soul, FPX aced Suning and won the first video game of the series.

In the 2nd game, Suning required early fights and constructed a huge lead. FPX’s composition didn’t favor teamfights and so they kept split pressing with Nuguri’s Gnar and Doinb’s Kled till they got back into the video game. Once FPX equalized the gold lead, they began organizing for teamfights, using Nuguri’s Gnar to manage the teamfight rate. After winning 3 teamfights in a row, FPX finished the series in persuading style, proving that they can come back from a deficit with no concerns.

FPX(3-1) reached fourth place in the 2021 LPL Spring Split standings with this win. Their opponents next week are eStar Gaming and Invictus Gaming. Tune in on Wednesday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 30 to see these matches.