On Monday 29th March, Viperio face off against Bulldog Esports at 6pm for the first time since June 2020. The series will mark both teams first match of the UKLC 2021 Spring Relegation.

Expected Starting Roster:
Top: 🇳🇱 Davy “Hachi” de Graaf
Jungle: 🇩🇰 Magnus “Moller” Moeller or 🇷🇴 Tocea “xaiyen” Alexandru
Mid: 🇬🇧 Jack “Shiklin” King
ADC: 🇱🇹 Kasparas “Viyusi” Valinskas
Support: 🇬🇧 Alban “Poke” Tahiraj

Bulldog’s roster started the spring season in strong form, sitting in the top half of the UKLC standings for weeks 1-3, however slowly dropped from to 7th place between weeks 4-7.

Previous Seasons

Bulldog have competed in both the UKLC and UKEL since Spring 2019. Their placings are as follows:

8th UKLC Spring 2019

3rd UKEL Summer 2019 Regular Season (4W-3L record)
4th UKEL Summer 2019 Playoffs

3rd UKEL Spring 2020 Regular Season (4W-3L record)
3rd UKEL Spring 2020 Playoffs

8th UKLC Summer 2020 Regular Season (0W-14L record)

7th UKLC Spring 2021 Regular Season (5W-9L record)

Bulldog Esports have sit comfortably between the UKEL and UKLC for more that 2 years. While the team has managed to qualify for the UKLC on numerous occasions, they have always been in the tournaments relegation event every season they have competed. While this is promising for Viperio, Bulldog certainly won’t go down without a fight.

Previous Head-to-Head

Viperio’s head-to-head series record against Bulldog Esports since Summer 2019 is 3W-1L. The three victories were in UKEL regular season (2) and playoff matches (1). Viperio’s loss to Bulldog was a 2-1 defeat in the UKLC Closed Qualifier Summer 2020.

Key Takeaways

  1. Bulldog are regarded as the better of the two teams facing relegation from the UKLC, finishing above Demise, and beating demise 2W-0L in the UKLC Spring 2021 season.
  2. Bulldog are historically known for getting relegated from the UKLC, losing their spot every season they have competed.
  3. Viperio will be hungry for revenge after Bulldog stopped Viperio’s closest chance to date of getting into the UKLC.
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Christopher Sword

Christopher Sword

Founder & Managing Director at Viperio.