Another exciting series will commence in WEU DPC Division II. Get live results on the battle of the classics: Alliance vs Team Secret.

Western Europe Dota Pro Circuit (WEU DPC) Division II is more exciting than ever. We have just witnessed Old G kicking off with a strong start after their 2-0 win against Into The Breach. Now, two more classic names are about to kick off their opening series against each other.

Alliance are looking to catch a break after failing to get to Division I last season. Whereas Team Secret will be debuting their first match in Division II after placing last in Tour 1. The stakes are high for both teams so be sure to catch the Alliance vs Team Secret game on April 7, 6:00 a.m. PST.

Alliance vs Team Secret results (TBD on April 7, 6:00 a.m. PST)

Game
Team 1
Kill Score
Team 2
Game 1Alliance40-58Team Secret [W]
Game 2Alliance17-29Team Secret [W]

Where to watch

You can catch the live broadcast of Alliance vs Team Secret on PGL's Twitch account. We have embedded the livestream below.

Alliance performance recap in tour 1

Alliance have been struggling in the trenches for quite some time, jumping between Division I and II. Their latest squad iteration came close to getting back to Division I. Unfortunately, Monaspa pulled the rug from under their feet by beating them in a best-of-one tiebreaker--the match that determined the last promotion spot to Division I. Despite failing to return to Division I, Alliance seems to believe in their current squad, making no changes to it for Tour 2.

  • Charlie "charlie" Arat
  • Ng "ChYuan" Kee Chyuan
  • Gustav "s4" Magnusson
  • Remus "ponlo" Goh
  • Simon "Handsken" Haag

Team Secret performance recap in tour 1

In tour 1, Team Secret went through one of their worst DPC performances in their history, which came at a complete surprise after their second place finish at The International 2022 (TI11). Losing their last series to Nigma Galaxy was the last nail in the coffin that placed them dead last with a 3-12 score line. As a result, Team Secret dropped to Division II for the very first time in the organization's Dota history. Unsurprisingly, they have made a number of changes to their squad for Tour 2.

  • Remco "Crystallis" Arets
  • Armel "Armel" Tabios
  • Miroslav "BOOM" Bičan
  • Daniyal "yamich" Lazebnyy
  • Clement "Puppey" Ivanov

Series breakdown: Draft, KDA, net worth, and more

Game one: Team Secret victory

The series opened with a wild and lengthy spectacle that dragged until 65 minutes. The drafts look strong for Secret, with an odd Elder Titan on Puppey. On the other hand, Alliance's draft has a scary teamfight potential with tons of AoE spells and an unconventional Abaddon carry on charlie.

Team Secret's draft in Game 1.
Team Secret's draft in Game 1.
Alliance's draft in Game 1.
Alliance's draft in Game 1.

The first game unfolded in favor of Team Secret, with the team racking up a net worth lead from the very start. Crystallis and Yamich absolutely bodied their lane, which in turn sees a poor Doom on s4. But what seemed like an easy win for Secret, quickly turned around as Alliance pulled off great defenses.

From then on, Alliance kept on winning fight after fight and they slowly took the advantage. Charlie's Abaddon was insanely farmed and Alliance managed to take four racks before Secret could even knock on their base. However, a fight saw Alliance committing all their buybacks and Secret knew they had to charge before their cooldowns are up. The final fight was initially a win for Alliance, but because Secret had all the buybacks, they prevailed.

Game two: Team Secret victory

The second game saw Crystallis grab the carry Abaddon for himself and he is accompanied by the fearsome Broodmother on Boom. Alliance opted to pick a carry Terrorblade on charlie alongside a Tiny for Chyuan on the midlane.

Alliance's draft in Game 2.
Alliance's draft in Game 2.
Team Secret's draft in Game 2.
Team Secret's draft in Game 2.

The game was seemingly a 50-50 contest, however, Team Secret always came out on top of fights. They took advantage of the lead to gradually close the game without any hiccups. Alliance raised the white flag at minute 39 after losing a fight in their base.

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