Top Esports take down LGD Gaming, pick up second win in 2021 LPL Spring Split

JackeyLove's performance during the series helped Top Esports secure this clean sweep.

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Top Esports defeated LGD Gaming in a clean 2-0 sweep today during the third week of the 2021 LPL Spring Split.

JackeyLove served as the main piece of this win today, popping off on Samira and Xayah throughout the series and finishing with a combined KDA of 20/1/9. His experience and superior mechanics in both games helped TES secure early leads across the entire map, which they converted to item advantages and neutral objectives.

The first game draft looked great for both teams. TES secured power picks such as Gnar and Samira, while LGD picked up Graves and Aphelios. TES funneled resources into the bottom lane, which had a lot of kill pressure with Rell as a support. After giving JackeyLove early kills, his pressure on Samira was too much for LGD to handle. With item, objectives, and kill leads, TES finished the game in 31 minutes.

After the Samira performance from JackeyLove, LGD banned the pick during the next game, but that was not enough to stop the superstar ADC. He picked up Xayah and after some early focus from his jungler on the bottom side of the map, he took control of the game. After multiple one-sided teamfights in which TES came out ahead, they finished the second game and the series.

TES (2-2) has climbed to seventh place in the 2021 LPL Spring Split standings. They have a rematch against their 2020 rivals in JD Gaming next week. Tune in at 5am CT on Sunday, Jan. 31 to see who will emerge victorious.


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