On the blue side, XDG bans LeBlanc, Zed, Renekton and pick Ryze, Elise, Orianna, Jinx and Thresh to face off against TSM, on the purple side, who ban Lee Sin, Lulu, Kha’zix and pick Shyvana, Evelynn, Syndra, Corki and Karma.
5′ – FB for XDG as they rotate 4 people mid to answer the gank from Evelynn and they get a kill on the Widowmaker
6′ – Xpecial gets caught out warding near dragon and killed, after he misses his flash over the hardest wall in the game
7′ – Dragon goes to TSM as they also get a kill on Elise, who tried to steal it.
10′ – CS count: Overall, pretty even lanes, top 54-62, mid 85-78 and bot 72-82
12′ – Dyrus gets a 1v1 kill on Ryze and downs the outer turret in the top-lane, while the rest of his team find a kill on Thresh in the mid lane, the outer turret there goes down as well, as Orianna and Elise retreat with little hp
14′ – XDG take the mid outer turret and an uncontested dragon as TSM realize they are too low to fight for it, after initially engaging the dragon-fight
15′ – Zuna gets killed in his own jungle due to better vision control from TSM
18′ – XDG get a kill on WildTurtle, who was out of position and take the bot outer turret, meanwhile TSM take the middle inner tower and almost kill Orianna, but as they retreat, they collapse on Jinx and Thresh as they were coming back to their base and in the fight that followed, TSM come out ahead, 3-1
20′ – Uncontested drake for TSM to get a 3k gold lead
22′ – A fight around the mid-lane ends 2-0 for XDG, as both Evelynn and Shyvana initiate too early in the middle of the enemy team and get destroyed by Ryze and Jinx
27′ – Dragon goes down to XDG, but TSM manage to win the skirmish that followed,2-0, despite a very good chain of ultimates from Orianna and Jinx
30′ – The next big fight would happen around baron, as TSM initiate with a great engage from Shyvana behind the whole XDG team, 4-1, but are too low to start baron
33′ – Dragon goes uncontested to TSM, who get out-rotated by XDG and Zuna & co get the baron. What a turn-around!
35′ – XDG capitalize on the baron-buff and down 2 inner turrets in the mid and bot-lane
38′ – TSM are out for blood and go hunting in XDG’s jungle, but following a crazy team-fight, the 2 teams come out even, 1-1. TSM is forced to retreat, while XDG take dragon and with it the gold lead!
41′ – Xpecial gets caught around baron and in the fight that starts, XDG get another kill on Bjergsen and are able to force down the mid inhibitor
42′ – With Bjergsen down, XDG starts off the baron, but TSM come out huge as they manage not only to interrupt the fight with only 4 members, but to win the skirmish, 2-1 and force XDG back, claiming Nashor themselves.
44′ – WIth the baron buff on, TSM look to siege the mid inhibitor tower, but following a great hook from Thresh, they get engaged on and quickly lose Bjergsen, Dyrus and Xpecial as OddOne and Turtle run for their lives. Turtle actually comes out huge, as he successfully kites 3 members from XDG away from his base, thus denying them the win. At the end of the chase, he manages to get a kill on Xmithie and XDG retreat.
46′ – TSM goes right back on the offensive and destroys the middle inhibitor, as XDG takes down the dragon.
53′ – After a prolonged baron-dance, XDG finally manage to get a great engage on TSM, winning a huge skirmish, 4-1 and take both the baron and the dragon, building up to a 5k gold lead.
56′ – With the baron buff on, XDG pushes in the top-lane and following another great hook from Thresh, they get a good engage on their opponents and manage to capitalize on it with a 3-1 win in the skirmish and end the game. What a huge momentum swinging game for Zuna and crew, as TSM crumbles and really needs to pick up the slack if they want to have any chance at the Spring Champions title.
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