Sunday afternoon saw a virtual battle on the sticks with L\\Gabe\\L emerging victorious in the Euro/Copa Showdown presented by Subaru.
The gamer's path to the title was one of cool nerves with three matches decided by a matching 1-0 scorelines in the Round of 32 as well as in the Quarterfinals and Semifinals. Facing off against a former Union esports finalist in Brunchboi900, L\\Gabe\\L fell behind early with a 5th-minute goal from Brunchboi's Norwegian National Team. Playing with England, Gabe fought back with an equalizer in the 34th minute. Momentum swung to the eventual winner's side with the go-ahead goal just before halftime. That momentum continued in the second half with the game's final goal coming in the 55th minute for the 3-1 win that claimed the championship.
"I'm so happy for winning this tournament, Perfect time!" the winner said after the match. "Cant wait to get a jersey and go to the stadium! One day closer to that full stadium! Hope this win was the first of many! Thank you Union and let’s go!"
To see how all the matches turned out, click here to see our tournament bracket.