G2 Esports to SPLIT After Shock Exit? Valorant First Strike - Dexerto

G2 Esports to SPLIT After Shock Exit? Valorant First Strike

Published: 9/Dec/2020 12:29 Updated: 11/Dec/2020 15:09

by Ava Thompson-Powell


Valorant First Strike was a tale of upsets and titan killers, as 100 Thieves and Team Heretics emerged triumphant in two of Future Earth’s major regions.

Yacine ‘Yacine’ Laghmari and Jake ‘POACH’ Brumleve join Yinsu Collins to wrap up the action from the Global Finals. Are 100 Thieves the best team in the world? What’s next for G2 Esports? We discuss all of this, and more in the First Strike review show.

POACH certainly didn’t see the NA final being between Team SoloMid and 100 Thieves, explaining how he “could have seen 100 Thieves, for sure,” but was in no way expecting TSM rise they way that they did.

Stating that 100 Thieves has a massive target on their back, he goes on to discuss how it’ll be interesting to keep an eye on the approach that they take in the future. Will they slow down and take it easy, or go even harder due to their winning of the event? He believes that, on the whole, as a team, TSM needs to undergo a lot more growth before they can duke it out with the big dogs.


We also discuss whether or not NA are ahead of EU with Yacine, looking specifically G2’s roster. He believes that David “davidp” Prins is going to have to leave the team. He identifies Davidp as being G2’s real weak link, and in order to avoid future performances ending in disappointing defeats.