The player talked about Overwatch League 2023 Day 1 after Hangzhou Spark’s reverse sweep against Atlanta Reign.
Hangzhou Spark player Zheng "shy" Yangjie shared some heartfelt words after going 3-2 against Atlanta Reign on Day 1 of the Overwatch League 2023 Playoffs. His team achieved a reverse sweep against the first seed!
Hangzhou Spark at the Overwatch League 2023 Playoffs
After Hangzhou Spark achieved this victory and pushed Atlanta Reign into the lower bracket, fans at Toronto's Mattamy Athletic Centre cheered loudly. The celebration was also felt among the Hangzhou Spark players as they hugged each other. The emotions ran high as shy even had a nosebleed after the game.
In the post-match interview, shy shared how much playing in the 2023 Overwatch League means to him. In Mandarin, he emphasized that in life, happy moments like these are rare.
When asked about the 2-0 score prior to the reverse sweep, he said he believed how his team had confidence going into the match. He added that his team came a long way and that journey was not easy.
Hangzhou Spark versus Atlanta Reign reverse sweep
Throughout the match that happened on the Route 66 map, shy played Sojourn. With the help of his teammates, he dealt 7,848 damage to his opponents and earned 7 final blows. Equipped with Sojourn's Railgun and Disruptor Shot, his own aim, plus the help of his teammates, shy took down the enemy Sojourn, Brigitte, Winston, Ana, and Tracer. This helped escort the payload to its final destination.
This win advanced Hangzhou Spark further into the upper bracket. Since Boston Uprising won against London Spitfire 3-1, Hangzhou Spark will face the team on Day 2.
Here are the Day 1 results:
Hangzhou Spark 3 - 2 Atlanta Reign
3 - 2
Dallas Fuel 3 - 0 Seoul Infernal
3 - 0
Boston Uprising 3 - 1 London Spitfire
3 - 1
Houston Outlaws 1 - 3 Florida Mayhem
1 - 3
All of the match results and scores can be found here.
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