Birrareal captured another regular season, but this time it was by the slimmest of margins. Will another team come from behind and win the playoffs?
Week 10 Recap
Shaktar Donuts beat Atletico Madrink in a tight match, ending 22-17. Shaktar was hoping for a shot at the regular season title, and they kept their end of the bargain with a necessary win. Shaktar’s Fabio Pescante was declared Man of the Match in a game that solidified their second place position. On the other hand, Atletico finished rock bottom of the league with only three points to show for their efforts this season.
Birrareal and Pathetic Bilbao played to an exciting 14-14 draw. With the draw, Birrareal eked out a first-place finish, one point ahead of the challenging Donuts. Andrea Porelli claimed Man of the Match honors for Birrareal. Bilbao finished a respectable third on 16 points.
In the final game of the regular season, the Real Social Dads comprehensively defeated Werder Beermen by a score of 3-0. With the win, the Dads secured a fourth-place finish and a spot in the playoffs. The Beermen ended just outside of the playoffs in fifth with six points. Timo Krijkamp won Man of the Match for the Dads.
In the first semifinal game on April 6, Shaktar Donuts will play Pathetic Bilbao. Shaktar finished second, and Bilbao finished third, so it will be a close encounter.
The next semifinal will be played on April 27 between regular season champions Birrareal and fourth place Real Social Dads. The Dads will need a strong performance to overcome the star-studded Birrareal side.
The final between the two winners of the semifinal games will be on May 11.
In a competition that went down to the wire, Raducu topped the leaderboard and won the competition with 41 points. Raducu has just 1 point ahead of second and third. The winner will receive 2 VIP tickets to Union Berlin.
Fabio Pescante, Andrea Porelli, and Timo Krijkamp won Man of the Match awards this week. They also won a “Wildpack” from Wildcorn Popcorn and a two-week trial for Blinkist. Radu Ichim is leading the Top Players table currently.