Group Liquid’s run on the Dota 2 Lima Main hit a snag as their place 4, Boxi, needed to depart as a consequence of a medical emergency, in keeping with coach William “Blitz” Lee. The information of the surprising twist got here simply earlier than the higher bracket finals between Liquid and Gaimin Gladiators.
Liquid already secured a top-three end within the match, and the group will now depend on a substitute participant, their analyst Mathis “Jabbz” Friesel, to proceed their quest for the Main title.
Whereas the group hasn’t disclosed any particulars concerning the state of affairs, it was reported that Boxi spent his final night time in Lima at a hospital the place Alex Cuccovillo, GG’s co-founder, accompanied him.
Based mostly on Blitz and Aydin “iNSaNiA” Sarkohi’s tweets, Gaimin and Liquid members have been intently serving to one another to resolve the state of affairs, which ended with Boxi returning house to Sweden. Contemplating how impactful Boxi has been all through the whole Lima Main, dropping him earlier than probably the most vital matches of the match is a big blow to Liquid, however even with simply two or three sequence left to play, sticking round till the tip might have had worse penalties for the participant.
Liquid are actually scheduled to face their home rivals with the assistance of their analyst, Jabbz—to not be confused by Talon Esports’ Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong, who remains to be competing within the match. Regardless of enjoying professionally for over 4 years, will probably be the German analyst’s first time enjoying on a Main stage.