The LEC Spring 2024 Playoffs Lower Bracket Match BDS vs Fnatic gives us the last MSI representative from the LEC.

Team BDS vs Fnatic was the LEC Spring 2024 Playoffs Lower Bracket match. This series decided the second (and last) LEC representative to MSI, along with G2 Esports.

The winner of this series will also face G2 Esports in the LEC Spring 2024 Grand Final.

Team BDS vs Fnatic in the LEC Spring 2024 Playoffs Lower Bracket Final

In Game 1, BDS top laner Adam "Adam" Maanane pulled out the Yasuo top lane to face Óscar "Oscarinin" Muñoz's Twisted Fate. Paired with Théo "Sheo" Borile's Sejuani in the jungle and BDS' overall domination across the map, it was a breeze for BDS to win the series opener. Apart from a handful of kills and a couple of towers, Fnatic had close to no objectives in this game.

BDS rode this momentum into Game 2 and they held a constant lead until the mid-game when Fnatic showed a bit of fight. Despite Oh "Noah" Hyeon-taek's efforts on Zeri to win his team a fight, this second game in the BDS vs Fnatic series told a similar story to the first one. The two games even ended at the same 31-minute mark, only 30 seconds apart. BDS is now up 2-0 as their carries continue to perform at the top of their game.

Game 3 put Adam in his iconic Darius pick. It was also the game of many firsts for Fnatic. BDS gained early pressure in the solo lanes by capitalizing on the fallout of Adam's early aggression. Fnatic found their first drake (and soul) of the series in Game 3. They also got their first meaningful lead that they maintained and grew into their first win of the series. They survive the do-or-die, bringing the Fnatic vs BDS series to 1-2.

The BDS mid-jungle duo abuses the Fnatic mid-laner early into Game 4, netting them a small lead. Overall, the map state was even due to Fnatic's bot lane being ahead. BDS maintains their lead on their jungler, but Noah finds a Pentakill to turn the tides of the match. They force the series into Silver Scrapes and place themselves one game away from a reverse sweep.

Game 5 delivers the perfect ending to this series. It was a nail-biter in the early game, with Fnatic finding small leads in objectives like drakes and grubs. The mid-game was a bloodbath, with fights and scuffles happening left and right. Amidst all the chaos, Fnatic managed to hold on to their lead. The gold evens out after a cheeky Baron Nashor take from Team BDS but Fnatic keeps control of the map to quickly end the game.

Fnatic complete the reverse sweep attempt and earn their spot at MSI. They will face G2 Esports in the LEC Spring 2024 Grand Final.

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