V1RL vs SSG
RLCS 2021-22 - World Championship vs SSG
Match time subject to change.
After a legendary performance from BeastMode, Version1 claimed a 4-2 series win against Spacestation Gaming and advanced to the playoffs at RLCS Worlds.
V1 Nation is ready. pic.twitter.com/MKlsac3ihH— Version1 (@version1gg) August 13, 2022
The clash of two American titans, Version1 and Spacestation Gaming, started with a heavily contested early game. Version1 found a demo near Spacestation’s goal, and BeastMode capitalized on the opportunity, scoring his first goal of the series to give Version1 a 1-0 lead in the match. Seconds later, BeastMode scored a second goal, extending Version1’s lead.
THE REDIRECT!!! pic.twitter.com/EtLqIejQuG— Version1 (@version1gg) August 13, 2022
With less than a minute of time to spare, Spacestation managed to reply with a successful shot of their own. BeastMode quickly responded with his third goal of the match, putting the match firmly out of Spacestation’s reach. The final score was 3-1 in favor of Version1.
The second match began with an aggressive back-and-forth struggle between Version1 and Spacestation. Despite several promising plays on both sides of the field, the game remained scoreless going into the final minute of regulation. Version1 and Spacestation tried to find openings, but with less than four seconds left on the clock, BeastMode punished a defensive misstep from Spacestation and landed the ball cleanly in the goal.
The final score was 1-0 in favor of Version1.
Spacestation were eager to regain momentum in the series, and took several early shots on goal, but Version1’s defense held strong. Quickly transitioning to offense, Version1 took the early lead once again — Torment carefully maneuvered through Spacestation’s setup and landed a shot in the top right of the goal.
TOP RIGHT TOMMY!!! pic.twitter.com/hbXtxHz3Tg— Version1 (@version1gg) August 13, 2022
Spacestation answered back, taking the lead with two back-to-back goals. After a third goal from Spacestation, Version1 was unable to regain control of the match, and the final score was 3-1 in favor of Spacestation.
After an opening goal from Spacestation, neither team was able to find success on offense, and the defense remained airtight on both goal lines. Version1 were unable to equalize, and Spacestation took their second match of the series. The final score was 1-0 in favor of Spacestation.
Rock solid defense dominated the game, and the scoreboard read 0-0 going into the second half of regulation. Version1 were the first to break through, and BeastMode scored his fifth goal of the series. Spacestation quickly tied the game at 1-1, and both teams were eager to find the goal that could potentially give them a lead in the series. BeastMode continued to deliver for Version1, scoring another late-game goal—his sixth of the series—giving Version1 a 2-1 lead.
It’s Bmo’s world and we’re just living in it. pic.twitter.com/AI9oDrtdjr— Version1 (@version1gg) August 13, 2022
With the end of regulation quickly approaching, Spacestation made a desperate effort to tie the match, but Version1’s impeccable defense held strong. The final score was 2-1 in favor of Version1.
BeastMode continued his reign of terror, scoring his seventh goal of the series early in the match. After assuming a more defensive posture, Version1 shut down Spacestation’s offense until a late-game drive from Spacestation equalized the game at 1-1. The final minute of the match ran down, and neither team was able to reclaim the lead, sending the game to overtime. Version1’s began an offensive onslaught on Spacestation’s half of the pitch, and BeastMode scored his eighth goal of the series, winning the match and series for Version1.
Brb, rebranding to BMO1. pic.twitter.com/yTVVtaJbpO— Version1 (@version1gg) August 13, 2022