T1’s Faker Leads Victory Over G2 Esports at MSI 2024

T1’s Faker Leads Victory Over G2 Esports at MSI 2024

10. May 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

In a thrilling series at MSI 2024, T1 triumphed over G2 Esports with a stellar performance by Faker, advancing to the next round of the Bracket Stage.

Tournament Overview

Following several intense matches, the international League of Legends tournament reached its climax with the conclusion of the first round of the Main Event.

This Friday, T1 secured a hard-fought 3-2 victory over G2 Esports, propelling them forward in the Bracket Stage of MSI 2024. Consequently, the Korean squad will face Bilibili Gaming, while G2 will compete against PSG Talon.

Tournament Details

Since May 1st, Chengdu, China, has been adorned to host a new edition of the Mid Season Invitational. After several days of intense action, the Play-In stage concluded, leading us into the Bracket Stage where matches are now in full swing.

In the first-round matches, Gen.G, Top Esports, and Bilibili Gaming emerged as winners, sending Fnatic, Team Liquid, and PSG Talon to the Lower Bracket.

On Friday’s matchday, T1 and G2 Esports went head-to-head in a highly anticipated showdown. Naturally, Faker’s squad was the clear favorite for victory, especially after their strong performance in the Play-In stage.

Key Match Moments

Indeed, the Korean runner-up struck first, despite G2’s strong start with Caps showcasing dominance over Faker. Nevertheless, the Demon King managed to bounce back, showcasing brilliance on Azir to secure a 1-0 lead.

Led by Yike and a standout performance from the Danish midlaner, G2 tied the series at 1-1 and even turned the tide in their favor, surprising everyone. Faced with a match point against them, T1 had no choice but to go all-in during the fourth map to force a decisive fifth game.

They succeeded, thanks to an excellent collective performance. Ultimately, Faker demonstrated once again why he is considered the greatest player of all time. The Demon King dominated with Ahri, proving instrumental in the teamfights that turned the game around.


In conclusion, T1 and G2 Esports delivered another captivating series at MSI 2024, which ended in favor of the current world champions.

With this victory, the Korean team will face BLG for a spot in the Upper Bracket final, while G2 will fight for survival against PSG Talon. To stay updated on all the action from the Bracket Stage, tune in live via LoL Esports.

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