It was the first triple matchday of the season for the Black and Red eSports players. Matchday 13 started at 18.00 CET with a fixture against Schalke 04. As usual, the match began with a 2 vs 2 encounter. Marc ‘MARC_LDW23’ Landwehr and Mario ‘BULJI’ Lovrinovic were on the controllers against the Royal Blue duo of Serhat ‘SERHATINHO’ Öztürk and Fabiano ‘EPIXAL’ Loos. The game ended in a high-scoring 3-3 draw. The following 1 vs 1 brought another draw between Öztürk and Landwehr (2-2) with the decider coming in the third game. Lovrinovic faced Max ‘ANTIMAX’ Eggenkämper and the result was a narrow 2-1 defeat.
Matchday 14 against Hertha Berlin began at 19.30 CET. Landwehr and Lovrinovic took on Hertha’s Tom ‘BISSO__23’ Bismark and Eren ‘ERENPYRZ030’ Poyraz. The Leverkusen duo won 2-0. The following 1 vs 1 between Landwehr and Poyraz was goalless and the third game between Lovrinovic and Bismark ended a 2-1 victory for the Berliners. Matchday 14 ended all square with one point for each team.
The final fixture of the year late in the evening was against Werder Bremen with matchday 15 ending the Hinrunde in the current VBL CC campaign. Landwehr and Lovrinovic started the encounter in a 2 vs 2 against Bremen’s Eleftherios ‘LEFTI’ Illias and Ali ‘PREDATORFIFA’ Rad. The game ended ina 2-1 win for Werder. Landwehr then prevented an overall defeat with a 1-1 draw against Max ‘DIVINERS’ Gröne. Lovrinovic suffered defeat in the final clash with Rad and a 2-0 win saw the three points go to Werder Bremen.
The #B04eSports team end the tear in tenth place. The Rückrunde starts on 10 January with fixtures against Hamburg SV and Holstein Kiel. The match against the Red Shorts kicks off at 18.00 CET and that is followed at 21.00 by the clash with the Storks.
Results on matchdays 13, 14 and 15:
Schalke 04 vs Bayer 04 (0 points)
Two vs two: 3-3
Öztürk vs Landwehr: 2-2
Eggenkämper vs Lovrinovic: 2-1
Hertha Berlin vs Bayer 04 (1 point)
Two vs two: 0-2
Poyraz vs Landwehr: 0-0
Bismark vs Lovrinovic: 2-1
Bayer 04 vs Werder Bremen (0 points)
Two vs two: 1-2
Landwehr vs Gröne: 1-1
Lovrinovic vs Rad: 0-2
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