Execration ousted reigning M2 world champions Bren Esports from the Cell Legends: Bang Bang Skilled League (MPL) Philippines Season 7 playoffs by pulling off an unbelievable 3-2 reverse sweep over their opponents within the league’s decrease bracket semi-finals on Saturday (29 Could).
Execration completed the common season with a middling 6-7 file and needed to begin the playoffs from the decrease bracket. They survived two full best-of-five elimination matches towards ONIC PH and Omega Esports to advance to the decrease bracket semi-finals.
In the meantime, Bren Esports were knocked down to the lower bracket after a narrow 2-3 loss to Blacklist International within the opening spherical of the higher bracket on Thursday (27 Could).
Regardless of shedding their earlier sequence, Bren Esports had been pegged as heavy favorites coming into their matchup towards Execration. The reigning world champions opened the sequence sturdy by taking sport one in 22 minutes and with a 22-9 kill lead.
Execration put up a greater struggle in sport two however had been narrowly edged out after 26 minutes of motion by Bren Esports, who took a commanding 2-0 sequence lead.
With their backs towards the wall in sport three, Execration pulled off a veritable miracle and repelled what would have been the series-winning push by Bren Esports across the 15-minute mark. Whereas the reigning world champions nonetheless held management of the map, Execration had the momentum and began breaking into their opponents’ base 24 minutes in.
Regardless of being on the again foot, Bren Esports put an unbelievable protection of their very own base to drive a stalemate as the sport went previous half-hour. A veritable chess match then ensued for the following 20 minutes, as each groups fastidiously maneuvered round one another to seek out a chance to interrupt the impasse.
Execration made the successful transfer on the 48-minute mark, as they managed to grab management of Lord from proper below the noses of Bren Esports and gained the benefit they wanted to lastly resolve the sport. Regardless of a valiant protection from the reigning world champions, Execration gained sport three after a 50-minute marathon to spark their comeback within the sequence.
Bren Esports appeared exhausted and shaken after shedding sport three. As a substitute of a fast 15-minute stomp to safe the sequence sweep, that they had suffered a crushing loss after nearly an hour. In stark distinction, Execration had been using excessive on the momentum from their win and simply took sport 4 in 18 minutes to drive the sequence to a do-or-die sport 5.
It appeared as if Bren Esports had been unable to get well from sport three, as Execration blitzed them within the 16-minute decider to finish the reverse sweep and hold their event hopes alive.
After turning into the very best group on this planet with their victories in MPL PH Season 6 and the M2 World Championship, Bren Esports bow out of MPL PH Season 7 in fourth place.
In the meantime, Execration advance to the decrease bracket finals to face Aura PH, who misplaced to an ascendant Blacklist Worldwide within the higher bracket finals. The winner of the match between Execration and Aura PH will face Blacklist Worldwide within the best-of-seven grand finals to find out who would be the new prime canines of the MLBB scene within the Philippines.
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