The Grand Final was set to be a great match, arguably the best offline team in the world versus the kings of online competition CLG.eu. However Moscow 5 wasn't able to dominate like they did in the consolation final.
It was more like the other way arround, CLG.eu bossed it in both games, supporting Froggen on Anivia. IF you didn't know, Froggen is considered as the best Anivia of the world. Moscow 5 probably thought they could handle the bird but as both games progressed towards mid game, it was quite the opposite. They got dominated and what ever Moscow 5 tried, CLG.eu had an answer for it, whether it would be a lot of ward coverage, able to pick the right team comps or just out playing them. It all went CLG's way and for the "x"th time we see them taking first place, if they're able to take this form to a bigger stage, it could probably be an M5 like win over all teams unless the rest finds the counters in CLG's play.
CLG.eu Picks: Shen, Leona, Corki, Anivia, Maokai
M5 Picks: Lee Sin, Kog'Maw, Tryndamere, Nunu, Yorick
CLG.eu had obviously watched the previous game of M5 as they banned 3 champs that were used in there, this might be a smart way to handle the picks and bans, but this left Shen and Lee sin open which were the 2 first picks for either team. M5 went for unique and exciting picks with Tryndamere mid and Yorick top.
The 1st kill goes to CLG.eu, their killane goes very aggressive and with Shen reaching lvl 6, he teleported in and secured the kill and the 1st dragon with his team. The moment the killlane of CLG knew Genja was alone they went in for the 2nd kill and easily got it as Kog'Maw had nowhere to run. The fight for the 2nd dragon was a display of great plays from both sides, starting off with a brilliant wall of Froggen, splitting Kog'Maw and Nunu which were easy kills. The last 3 Russians delayed the dragon so long that their dead compagnions could come back from the death but it was all in vain. CLG picked them off one by one, taking the dragon, a bog gold advantage and a lot of map control.
This might have looked like total domination of CLG.eu but all members of M5 are able to keep up the farm and they could come back in the game if they had a lot of luck. However CLG.eu kept racking up kills and by that time already had an 8K gold lead. The luck wasn't on M5's side and CLG.eu just went their way, taking it step by step, ignoring the farming bot and toplane's and instead going for the really important objectives like baron. The advantage CLG had was to big to handle as they were able dive between towers with ease, only giving away 2 kills in the end.
The killlane with Leona worked brilliantly for CLG and all though toplane Yorick was dominating Shen, he didn't had teleport and wasn't able to snowball that into the other lanes. In Mid Froggen won his lane easily against tryndamere. the slows from leona aswell as the great ward coverage to deny any Lee Sin ganks made it an easy game for Wickd and his troops.
CLG.eu Picks: Kog'Maw, Shen, Alistar, Anivia, maokai
M5 Picks: Lee Sin, Warwick, Karthus, Janna, Corki
Both teams switch arround the AD carry's and M5 go for a traditional mid pick in Karthus. The lvl 1 invade of CLG.eu gets them a kill and as we get into the laning fase, we see Snoopeh flashing in for the kill on Karthus which Froggen gets with a last auto-attack. M5 tries to cling on with a lvl 3 dragon which nearly took Darien's life as Janna wasn't able to shield him due to CLG pressuring the botlane. M5 stayed in the game with some clutch monsoon's botlane, mid however gets dove by Maokai and Froggen, putting him behind more and more, ultimately leading to a dragon
CLG had a big lead and both teams go back and forth arround the baron, after arround 10 minutes of pushing arround M5, CLG pick up the baron. Their gold lead was already very big and CLG was able to push towers, pick off all the players of M5 and get first place in the corsair vengeance cup.
M5 thought they could handle Froggen's Anivia, looks like they couldn't in both games. Both Alistar and Maokai helped him a lot to get the kills and there was really nothing M5 could do about it, the Russians looked out of pace for a big part in both games and we might see CLG.eu dethrone Moscow 5 at the next offline event if they keep this up.