G2 Esports completed a fantastic group stage run at this years League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational, winning all eight games of the tournaments initial phase. With eight straight wins to open MSI and 12 more consecutive victories en route to their LEC Spring Split title earlier this year, G2 are in the midst of a 20-game winning streak and haven''t lost a game since the first round of the LEC Spring Playoffs against Fnatic on March 26.
G2 had to play against two opponents during the MSI group stage, including North Americas Evil Geniuses and Oceanias ORDER four times per group stage. In their final game against ORDER, Jankos picked Sejuani, a champion he hadn''t played since the 2020 LEC Summer Playoffs. According to the League statistics site Games of Legends, G2 had a little fun with their team composition.
8-0:@G2esports complete the perfect #MSI2022 Group Stage! pic.twitter.com/uvB5e4Gc3m
According to Oracles Elixir, the G2s MSI performance has been clinical thus far. The team are averaging just over 20 kills per game, the second-most of any MSI team, while Flakked, Caps, and Targamas each rank in the top 10 among all MSI players in KDA, with scores of 16.8, 8.5, and 6.8, respectively.
G2 would go on to reach the grand finals of their respective tournaments, with RNG winning the event almost last year.
When the rumble stage begins on Friday, May 20, G2 will play at MSI.