League of Legends LCS Spring Playoff preview: TSM poised to crush the Echo Fox Cinderella story

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If TSM focuses on trying to take out late game carries from Echo Fox through pick and bans, this will also free up Nickolas “Hakuho” Surgent to get his pick of the litter in support champions. Hakuho, Apollo, and Solo were famously part of the Clutch gaming lineup that was able to knock TSM out of the spring LCS quarterfinals last year and Hakuho was a huge playmaker in the series on Thresh.

History will not repeat itself since there are 5 different players and multiple different coaches spread across these teams now. Also, Andy “Smoothie” Ta is back in form and looks to be one of the best supports currently in the LCS. It will be a lot harder for Apollo and Hakuho to take advantage of Zven this time in lane with Smoothie being on fire lately.

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Echo Fox will be pumped up from its four-game winning streak and by having the chance to knock TSM out of playoffs. However, I am sure the team will be fired up as Zven and Bjergsen want to get revenge for the last spring playoff early exit. I expect both teams will be fired up and ready to fight for a semifinal slot in this LCS spring-split playoffs.