After suffering 2 fairly easy defeats against GenG and FNC, GAM Esport will have a decisive match with Team Liquid. In the match between GAM vs TL, the winning team will move on to round 4 to increase their chances of passing the SWISS round. If they lose, they will have to carry their suitcases home.
At the end of round 2 of the Swiss format, there are 4 teams with a score of 0-2: GAM, DK, TL, BDS. The lucky draws have brought GAM Esport an opponent that is considered suitable, TL, not BDS or DK.
Although considered a reasonable opponent, TL is still rated much higher than the players in black and yellow shirts. In terms of current performance, TL is the superior team, the reason for their losses is mainly because of the huge difference in level when the opponents they encounter are T1 and NRG.
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While with GAM, only the match against GenG was different, but in the match against FNC, GAM’s players played very superficially and lacked confidence as well as the poor personal performance of some. member.
What GAM did at Worlds (GAM vs TL)
Attending Worlds 2023 as the defending champion of VCS, GAM’s strength has somewhat been demonstrated. Despite losing in the opening match, GAM immediately regained their spirit and won 3 consecutive matches to enter the Swiss round.
In the Swiss round, GAM was immediately doused with cold water when they had to face GenG in round 1. In round 2, GAM lost decisive moves, leading to losing the game.
Looking at GAM’s current lineup, only Levi and Kiaya always maintain their form, Kati always has something that makes fans fear, Slayder often goes invisible in the game and Pallet has Good form but often has very awkward openings leading to losing fights.
What Team Liquid did at Worlds
Attending Worlds 2023 as the No. 3 seed in the LCS region (North America), TL is considered a very formidable opponent for any opponent who has to face them. With all 5 members having competed in the harshest region, the LCK region.
After their 2 matches at Worlds 2023, TL has confirmed the reason why they have a direct spot in the SWISS round, TL has caused a lot of difficulties for the number 2 seed of the LCK region, T1. As well as fighting fairly with NRG in the second round.
The members on the TL side have a very high ability to connect with each other, they move together and have very synchronized fighting phases. At the same time, their personal skills and Macro abilities are also highly appreciated at Worlds 2023.
Predict the match GAM vs TL
The match between GAM vs TL will be a very difficult match for VCS representatives, with the top individual skills and superior Macro abilities of the members on the TL side. The offensive spearhead position in TL’s squad will be jungler Pyosik (Winner of the 2022 World Championship in the DRX shirt).
The biggest problem that GAM’s side encountered was the personal performance of the team members. Members like Kati and Slayder had a lot of error handling and invisibility in the game. GAM also had a lot of unnecessary fights and dropped games.
If GAM wants to win the match with TL, it needs to limit fatal mistakes such as: Playing subjectively, limiting meaningless fights, handling personal skills properly. Kiaya needs to play more carefully, Kati needs to have better moves, Slayder avoids situations when he stumbles on the grass, Pallet needs to limit his opening moves.