V1RL vs NRG
RLCS 2021-22 - Spring: North America Regional Event 2 - 7-Eleven Slurpee Cup
NRG took an early lead in the first game of the series, but BeastMode quickly replied with a goal of his own, tying the game at 1-1. NRG took the lead, and despite Version1’s solid attempts to re-tie the game, the final score was 2-1 in favor of NRG.
After a tense series of near misses and traded shots back and forth, Comm managed to sneak the ball past NRG and score. Version1’s defense denied NRG’s shots on goal, and the final score was 1-0 in favor of Version1.
With the series tied, NRG made a series of aggressive offensive maneuvers early in the third match, but a heroic save from Version1’s Torment in the first minute slowed the momentum of NRG. The two teams traded shots, and eventually, NRG was able to take a 1-0 lead. Version1 immediately responded with a tying goal from Torment, and the match was 1-1 at the end of regulation. After a minute and a half of overtime, Comm landed the ball in NRG’s goal, and Version1 took Game 3. The final score was 2-1.
In the fourth match of the series, both teams relentlessly applied offensive pressure and showcased strong defensive setups. The match was scoreless until the final minute, when a clean pass from Comm gave BeastMode the perfect opportunity to land the ball in NRG’s goal. The final score was 1-0 in Version1’s favor, and they were now one game away from winning the series.
With NRG fighting for survival in the series and Version1 eager to close things out, both teams consistently tried to find openings. The defensive posture of both teams prevailed, and Game 5 remained a scoreless stalemate in regulation. After two minutes of back-and-forth overtime play, NRG was able to score. The final score was 1-0 in favor of NRG.
Less than 10 seconds into Game 6, a goal from BeastMode gave Version1 a 1-0 lead. NRG immediately responded with a goal of their own, tying the match at 1-1. Both teams were firing on all cylinders, but NRG scored a late goal, pulling ahead of Version1. The final score was 2-1 in favor of NRG.
In the Game 7 decider, BeastMode opened the match with an early goal, giving Version1 the lead. Another goal from BeastMode extended Version1’s lead to 2-0. NRG were unable to stabilize, and BeastMode scored his third goal of the match. The final score of Game 7 was 3-0 in favor of Version1, and they claimed a 4-3 series victory against NRG.