Mandatory triumphs over Valar Morghulis - VRL 2022 Split 2 - Match 8
It was the last match of the Super Week! With Karmine Corp losing their second game in a row on the day, it was a chance to get back on level terms with our rivals. We faced Valar Morghulis for the 8th and penultimate match of the first round of the Split 2 of the VRL. Despite some early scares, we ended up winning the game by a score of 13-6!
MDR 13 - 6 VMS
Summary of the match
The game had started badly for Mandatory. Our game was a bit messy and insecure at the beginning of the game, allowing VMS to lead 4-1. It was at this point that our players started to get their act together and go back up the rounds, even though they were at a numerical disadvantage in terms of players and economy. HoppY and HyP in particular are holding the fort. AKUMAAAAA and Goaster take the first kills, while APO also starts winning 1v2s. In the end, Mandatory wins their Attack round 7-5.
At the side change, VMS tried some inconclusive force-buy which reinforced our advantage. AKUMAAAAA then felt like growing wings and ran into the opposing spells to slaughter his opponents. VMS was never really able to recover against the Mandatory defence. We won the last game of the Super Week with a score of 13-6.
The nerves of steel of Goaster
Cornered and pressed for time, Goaster put the Spike down at the last moment and won a complicated duel to protect it, putting Mandatory back in the running.
The iron defense of HyP and hoppY
The AKUMAAAAA tornado
Next match, Monday 30th May 2022, at 9pm: Vitality vs Mandatory.