February 21, 2020

Origen vs. Fnatic officially picked as Match of the Week

The players and coach embrace each other after their victorious match against Fnatic in the first week of LEC.

Week 5 of the LEC is about to begin and Origen will play the league's official Match of the Week for the third time out of just five Match of the Week picks this season

First G2, then Mad Lions, and now Origen's match against Fnatic has been deemed the battle that deserves some extra attention in the LEC.

"Bwipo's biggest nightmare is Alphari" 

Riot Games have produced featured content around the clash between Origen and Fnatic, our top-laner Barney 'Alphari' Morris is highlighted as an especially tall order for Fnatic and their top-laner Gabriël 'Bwipo' Rau.

#LEC Match of the Week: Origen vs Fnatic:

Origen's form against Fnatic

  • Origen beat Fnatic in the LEC Spring Split 2019, 3-1.
  • The current Origin has faced Fnatic once before in the first week of LEC 2020 where Origen won.
  • Origen is currently 6-2 in the LEC, Fnatic is 5-3.
  • Elias 'Upset' Lipp has the highest KDA (Kill, Death, Assist) ratio of all players in the current LEC season: 15.2. 
  • Fnatic is third on the same list with Martin 'Rekkles' Larsson's KDA at 6.6.
  • Fnatic's Rekkles holds the LEC 2020 record for most eliminations in a single game (10) but Alphari from Origen is trailing closely behind (9). 
  • Of the two highlighted players, Alphari and Bwipo, Alphari proved to be the strongest of the two top-laners in their last match against each other with 6 eliminations against Bwipo's 1 elimination.

Source: Game of Legends

Full focus and one game at a time. That's the game-plan for this weekend.

Origen is currently in a three-way tie for 1st place with G2 and Misfits. At the end of the weekend, the LEC could potentially have a sole team at the top of the LEC standings. 

Origen is playing February 21 against SK Gaming and February 22 against Fnatic.

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