FIFAe Club World Cup qualifying hots up

Shota Sato and Sho Nakashima of Blue United eFC team compete during the FIFA eClub World Cup 2020

  • 5 of six zones now beneath approach within the race for FIFAe Membership World Cup spots
  • Favourites starting to emerge
  • Overview of the second spherical of FIFAe Membership World Cup qualifying

The primary week of qualifying of the brand new 12 months noticed extra zones start their path to the FIFAe Membership World Cup 2021, to be held from 24 to 28 February 2021. Except for Zone 1, which might be kicking off subsequent Thursday, all the different zones are actually battling it out for the restricted variety of spots at what would be the largest EA SPORTS FIFA membership occasion of the 12 months. The whole set of outcomes is out there on FIFA.gg.

These six zones are divided up into varied conferences, that are then break up into divisions 1–3. The highest two groups in every convention after the ultimate week will qualify for the FIFAe Membership World Cup 2021, together with the 2 finest groups within the Consistency Rankings at the moment. Zone Four additionally has a major variety of groups collaborating and can subsequently be organising extra play-offs.

Assessment of the second week of qualifying

High performers

Solely 5 golf equipment have been capable of garner the utmost 600 factors within the Consistency Rating to date. These embody NEO, who took half in final 12 months’s FIFAe Membership World Cup, large weapons Inter eSports and Group Gullit, after which a pair of outsiders in Burnley FC and Hexon esports, who duly delivered within the first two weeks of motion.

Highlights from across the zones

Zone 2

Within the first week of qualifying, two-time FIFAe Membership World Cup qualifiers Blue United eFC as soon as once more proved that they’re among the many prime golf equipment on the earth, dropping only one recreation and securing first place.

Zone 3

Regardless of dropping within the last of week two qualifying to 25eSports, Tuwaiq eSports Membership continued their good run of kind and took first place within the Consistency Rating.

Zone 4

Final 12 months’s second-placed group Ellevens and two-time qualifiers Bochum are neck and neck within the Consistency Rating in Convention 1. In Convention 2, red-hot favourites Fnatic (with ‘Tekkz’ of their squad) paved the way, whereas Borussia Dortmund have secured promotion to the primary division for the primary time.

Former FIFAe Membership World Cup qualifiers Group Vitality put in a powerful displaying and now sit atop the Consistency Rating in Convention 4, whereas shock bundle North have gained promotion to Division 2 in that convention.

In the meantime, their membership rivals and document tournament-winners Brondby IF are doing even higher and are nonetheless very a lot on observe for the play-offs in Convention 5.

Three extra golf equipment with FIFAe Membership World Cup expertise are at present trying good for one more look, particularly Futbolist (Convention 7) and Hashtag United and Olympique Lyonnais (Convention 8).

In Convention 12, Schalke 04 laid down a marker with a win within the all-German last over Fokus Clan (together with former FIFA eWorld Cup champion ‘MoAuba’).

Cesar Azpilicueta’s Falcons loved a powerful second week and took over first place within the Consistency Rating in Convention 13.

DUX Gaming bounced again from a defeat of their first match and loved higher fortunes within the loser bracket in Convention 14, which means they now have likelihood of qualifying for the second 12 months in a row.

Zone 5

Two-time qualifiers Basel had an up-and-down week however are nonetheless in first place within the Consistency Rating in Convention 1. Ronaldinho’s R10 group had been again on kind after a poor first week and gained Convention 2, whereas Inter eSports had been unstoppable as soon as once more in Convention 3.

Zone 6

Reigning Membership World Cup champions Complexity Gaming gained the convention to take over prime spot within the Consistency Rankings, growing their possibilities of successful title defence.

What occurs subsequent?

The race for FIFAe Membership World Cup tickets is getting tighter, with the margin for error shrinking as every week goes by. Two extra weeks of qualifying stay – one this week, one the following, plus the extra play-offs in Zone 4 – earlier than the groups are locked in for the FIFAe Membership World Cup 2021 and might battle it out for the title within the varied zones.