Team Liquid push Mineski into SL i-League Invitational 3 group stage elimination match
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Team Liquid win their first series at the
In their first tournament and series since their victory at The International 7,
After both teams played a farm game for the opening few minutes, it was Mineski who came through with the early pressure, claiming first blood onto Amer ‘
Mineski continued to keep their lead in the game, and by twenty-eight minutes they had a 14-8 lead and looked ready to go high ground. However, Liquid managed to take a really good fight around the Roshan pit, giving them a small window of opportunity in the game. Even with Mineski taking the aegis and Roshan, the game still seemed to hang in the balance now. Suddenly Liquid were making their showing in the game, finding great fights to secure their way back into the game.
With nearly forty minutes passed, the Radiant moved onto the high ground and dropped the mid lane of barracks and were now in complete control of the game. After barely five more minutes, Mineski had no choice but to throw in the towel, giving Team Liquid game one of the series.
Game two got off to a much quicker start as Liquid claimed first blood in just over one minute into th game, onto NaNa’s Medusa. Liquid continued to stamp their foot on the gas, getting a 4-0 lead with under five minutes passed in the game. But Liquid’s advantage saw them getting very greedy and threw away three kills in succession in the mid lane as they dived the tier one tower. With fifteen minutes gone, Team Liquid marched into the Roshan pit – and with a 5-14 lead, they took the aegis without contest.
As twenty minutes passed Liquid went high ground and Miracle’s Sven, with Maroun ‘
The last series of the day will see the two winning teams from today, Team Liquid and SG e-sports, going head to head. You can catch that and the rest of the information on the StarLadder i-League Invitational season 3 here.
Source: GosuGamers Dota 2