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MDL Recap Week 1 - Secret Club power to first in debut week
This week, the team will try to break free of the current four-way tie for the top spot.
Written by: Mnmzzz    September 7th 2020 5:00 pm    #ESEAMDLS35 #SwolePatrol #oNe #Mythic #ex-Recon5 #SixthGear #NewEnglandWhalers #Incognito #Rugratz #Rebirth #ex-WarriorsInternational #Eclipse #SecretClub #ex-PolarAce #RBG #Kinship #timbermen #ImPerium #ThirdImpact  

wrath and Secret Club find themselves at the top of the MDL heap

The opening week of ESEA MDL Season 35 has concluded, with Secret Club, Mythic, timbermen, and Sixth Gear currently in a four-way tie for first.

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Of the four teams at the top of the standings, the recently formed Secret Club lineup had the most impressive debut, securing one-sided victories over ex-Warriors International and RBG. As for Mythic, while they only trail Secret Club by seven rounds, they played a surprisingly close debut match against Third Impact, with strong performances by Kaitlin "Keiti"  Boop and David "DAVEY" Stafford needed to narrowly beat out Third Impact to take  Overpass 16-14.

Speaking of Third Impact, the Advanced winner's debut week in MDL continued to go awry as the team were taken down 16-4 by Eclipse on September 3rd. The team will now need to see if they can recover from the dull start to the season with Tonny "f1ukie" Liu's replacement, as the player has exited after just a week with the organization.

Another team towards the bottom of the standings to keep an eye on is ex-Recon 5 as the Soham "valens" Chowdhury-led project fell flat in their MDL debut, falling to Kinship in a 16-10 loss on Inferno. However, with Justin "FaNg" Coakley set to make his debut next week they may have the firepower to begin notching wins.

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Some notable matchups for the upcoming week are:

Matchup Date Time
ca Sixth Gear vs. us Swole Patrol Sep 8th 7:30PM EDT
us Mythic  vs. us ex-Recon 5 Sep 8th 9:45PM EDT
us Secret Club vs. us Kinship Sep 8th 11PM EDT
us NE Whalers vs. us Mythic Sep 9th 8:30PM EDT
us Secret Club vs. us Third Impact Sep 9th 8:30PM EDT
us Rugratz vs. us Incognito Sep 9th 9:45PM EDT
br oNe vs. ca RBG Sep 9th 9:45PM EDT
us NE Whalers vs. us Third Impact Sep 10th 7:15PM EDT
ca Sixth Gear vs. ca RBG Sep 10th 9:45PM EDT
us Secret Club vs. us Incognito Sep 10th 11PM EDT

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After one week of play, the standings for MDL are as follows:

Team Matches Wins Losses RD Points
 us Secret Club 2 2 0 +17 6
 us Mythic 2 2 0 +10 6
 us timbermen 2 2 0 +7 6
 ca Sixth Gear 3 2 1 +2 6
 us New England Whalers 1 1 0 +12 3
 us Rugratz 3 1 2 -16 3
 br oNe 1 1 0 +10 3
 us Eclipse 2 1 1 0 3
 us ex-Warriors International 3 1 2 -4 3
 ca RBG 3 1 2 -12 3
 us Kinship 3 1 2 0 3
 us ImPerium 0 0 0 0 0
 us Incognito 0 0 0 0 0
 us Rebirth 0 0 0 0 0
 us Swole Patrol 0 0 0 0 0
 us ex-Polar Ace 2 0 2 -6 0
 us ex-Recon 5 2 0 1 -6 0
 us Third Impact 2 0 2 -14 0

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#1 zeptic
2020-09-07 17:28
glad im on the standings :^)
#3 Mnmzzz
2020-09-07 19:47
Oh dear I shouldn't edit articles at 3am 😳 thanks for letting me know.
#2 Droid
2020-09-07 17:28
u left out a team O_O
#4 Mnmzzz
2020-09-07 19:47
Oh dear I shouldn't edit articles at 3am 😳 thanks for letting me know.
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