RSG PH subdues Smart Omega 2-0 for third win

Photo from MPL Philippines

by Drew Malihan

MAKATI - RSG Philippines starts their MPL Philippines Season 12 Week 3 campsign on a high note as they take a 2-0 sweep against Smart Omega on Sunday.

Both Omega and RSG went into the game with an unchanged lineup despite contrasting results with Omega getting a 2-1 win over AP.Bren last Friday, while RSG PH was defeated by ECHO the last time.

Despite Smart Omega drafting a much faster lineup with a Rafaela on Joshua "Ch4knu" Mangilog and a Baxia for Andrew "Andoryuuu" Flora, Arvie "Aqua" Antonio made it hard for the Barangay to execute their plays with crucial Astral Echo ultimates.

RSG finally found their opening late into the 24th minute as they set a four-against-five in the lord area with Eman "EMANN" Sangco going for a split push in the top lane to grab the win, getting him the MVP nod with four kills and two assists.

The Raiders executed a different second game as they dominated the Barangay from the start to grab a 9-2 win without letting a single major objective to Smart Omega's side.

Only Nathanael "Nathzz" Estrologo fell two times during his sets against two or more Omega players, while Aqua's Angela, equipped with a Brave Smite core talent, grabbed three kills and three assists, including a solo kill over Nowee "Ryota" Macasa's Paquito.

It was the Raiders EXP laner who grabbed the MVP nod with three kills and three assists to his name with the Yu Zhong.

RSG will try to gain more momentum entering into the second half of the season as they will take on TNC Pro Team, while Smart Omega will try to take on ONIC Philippines, both on a Sunday.

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