Fnatic vs Schalke 04: 2019 LEC Semifinal Predictions

Posted on September 2, 2019

The 2019 LEC Semifinal is all about Fnatic vs Schalke 04! The two will face each other on September 7, but only one of them will go on to challenge G2 Esports in the finals. Join us as we break down the matchup in our 2019 LEC betting predictions!

2019 LEC Semifinal Predictions: Fnatic vs Schalke 04

Fnatic got knocked down by G2 Esports, but they’re still not out of the playoffs race! This team was downright oppressive in the early game, as Bwipo and Broxah used every chance they could get to go on the offensive. The never-ending roams from Hylissang add another dimension to this playstyle, and Fnatic always seem to have the numbers advantage in ganks and river skirmishes. Combine that with Rekkles and Nemesis ramping up their aggression, and this team has a lot of ways to take over the LEC Semifinal.

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The same can’t be said about its opponents. Schalke 04 are very good about playing around Upset in the bot lane, but this style needs time to come into full force. Meanwhile, their solo laners will have a lot of trouble in the Fnatic vs Schalke 04 series, as both Odoamne and Abbedagge tend to be hit-or-miss in the early game. Granted, they can cover these weaknesses by working together with their jungler. But considering Trick isn’t the most mechanically proficient player either, things aren’t looking well for Schalke coming into this matchup.

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