Version1 vs Spacestation Gaming
RLCS Spring Split: The Grid Day 3
First Match of the day for Saturday’s RLCSX Grid action found Version1 up against Spacestation Gaming.
Game-by-Game Highlights of Match Against Spacestation Gaming
Game 1 – Sypical scored 12 seconds into the match giving Spacestation Gaming a 1-0 lead. Control went back and forth with Spacestation dominating the midfield and holding the 1-0 lead for the win in Game 1 of the match.
Game 2 – Version1 had the offensive pressure on but still no goals at the 3-minute mark. A one touch pass from Comm to Gimmick made the first goal of the game at 2:40, giving Version1 1-0 lead. Shortly after, Retals hit the top right of the net to tie the game 1-1. Retals scored his second goal of the game off an awkward touch. Spacestation Gaming led 2-1. Sypical scored at 1:28 to push the Spacestation Gaming lead to 3-1. Version1 took a great shot with a minute left but Retals made a big save. Torment then scored with 14 seconds left. 3-2. An amazing play by Comm tied the game with :06 seconds left! Overtime!! Gimmick then scored the game winning goal, taking the match for Version1 in overtime 4-3.
Game 3 – Torment took a spectacular shot but an equally amazing save by Arsenal kept it tied 0-0 off the kickoff. Sypical scored at 1:56 to give Spacestation Gaming the lead 1-0. Arsenal scored at 1:44, making it 2-0 Spacestation Gaming. Sypical scored his second goal of the game. Spacestation Gaming led 3-0 when Comm made a superb save at 1:00. Then, Sypical clinched the hat-trick leading Spacestation Gaming to a 4-0 final score.
Game 4 – Retals scored first goal of the game at 4:14 and the second goal with 2:30 to go. Comm scored at 2:26 to bring the game to 1-2 Spacestation Gaming. Arsenal scored at 2:20, lengthening the lead to 3-1 for Spacestation Gaming. Then, at 2:01, Torment scored, bringing Version1 back within one. Comm cleaned up the slop with a goal to tie the game 3-3, leading into overtime! At +2 minutes into overtime, the match was still tied 4-4. Retals scored the match-winning goal at +2:46.
A hard-fought battle ended in a loss for Version1 but two more matches remained in the day. Next up was G2 Esports.