The fifth week of the MDL has concluded, with 14 matches played. This week was hotly contested, with six of the matches going into the double-digits, and a match between Luminosity and Old Guys Club going into double overtime.
One of the large stories of this week was the arrival of Denial's two new South African imports, Dominic "Domsterr" Sampaio and Robby "blackpoisoN" Da Loca. After struggling to find results while enlisting the services of their coach, Tiaan "T.c" Coertzen, Denial was able to find their footing and secure three wins this week, allowing them to shoot up to fourth place.
At the bottom of the bracket, the recently renamed Party Astronauts were able to finally get a win on the board, handing Luminosity a swift loss on Tuesday. Likewise, Forty Six and 2 have yet to find a win this season, although they still have many matches to be played as the EPL LA League has forced them to delay and reschedule a number of matches.
Finally, this week was not without a bit of controversy as Old Guys Club was forced to forfeit a match against Singularity as they were seemingly unaware that they needed to use two players from last season. This comes after the team has once again expanded their player pool with the additions of Yassine "Subroza" Taoufik and Keven "PLAYER1" Champagne.
Some noteworthy matchups for the upcoming week of matches include:
|Singularity vs. Spacestation||Feb. 19th||9PM EST|
|Singularity vs. MASSIVEimpact||Feb. 20th||9PM EST|
|Fragging for Andy vs. Luminosity||Feb. 21st||8PM EST|
|Denial vs. Old Guys Club||Feb. 21st||11PM EST|
The complete standings after Week 5 are as follows:
|Bad News Bears||6||4||2||+39||12|
|Old Guys Club||7||2||5||-40||6|
|Fragging for Andy||8||2||6||-23||6|
|Forty Six and 2||4||0||4||-31||0|
Note: The original version of this article mistakenly stated that Party Astronauts had lost to Luminosity.