Gen.G Esports Makes DRX Bleed in VCT Pacific League: Fights Hard Despite Loss

An exciting Korean derby goes the distance!

Aditya Singh Rawat
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GenG Esports Makes DRX Bleed In VCT 2023: Pacific League


The hyped Korean derby results in DRX defeating Gen.G Esports with a 2-1 scoreline.
The best-of-three series goes down to the wire as Gen.G hands DRX its first map loss of the VCT 2023: Pacific League.
DRX continues to stand on top of the points table with five wins under its belt while Gen.G comes second with its first loss of the league.

The highly anticipated clash between the top two teams of the VCT 2023: Pacific League, DRX and Gen.G Esports, finally took place and it was quite the series going all the way down to a decider.

After going undefeated through the first four weeks of the league, DRX finally conceded a map to Gen.G Esports. However, this did not have any impact on the overall result of the match with Kim "MaKo" Myeong-gwan and Yu "BuZz" Byung-chul playing exceptionally well for their side.

Both the teams are so dominant in this league that no changes were witnesed on the overall points table following the results of this match, DRX maintaing its hold on the throne with Gen.G right behind them.

BuZz - MVP of GENG vs DRX

DRX wins the Korean derby as Gen.G Esports puts up a tough fight

The top two teams of the league going agianst each other was always going to be an exciting affair and both teams delivered when it came to this. It was a nervous start for Gen.G who lost their map pick Haven without being able to put up a worthy fight.

Despite the loss, they delivered on the next map Fracture which was DRX's pick. It was not an easy grab but they went toe-to-toe and then pushed a bit more to level the series.

Having shown dominance on each other's map pick, the match boiled down to who would win the decider on Pearl. Unfortunately, Gen.G ran out of gas by this time which resulted in a 13-4 runaway victory for DRX.

With this, the exciting best-of-three series between the two Korean sides came to a close. The fifth consecutive win for DRX and the first loss for Gen.G Esports, who showed that their opponents were indomitable but even they bleed from time to time.

The duo of MaKo and BuZz was the big difference maker which resulted in DRX walking away with yet another win. They registered ACS (Average Combat Score) of 200 and 230 respectively along with K/D/A of 42/33/21 and 49/39/6.

DRX will be next seen in action against RRQ where as Gen.G will take on Global Esports on 30th April as part of week six of the regular season.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.