Overwatch League 2019 Season2019-08-11 / Photo: Ben Pursell For Blizzard Entertainment

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As we inch nearer and nearer to the play-offs, teams continue to vie for the top spots while others fight just to make the play-ins and some teams wave goodbye to their already abysmal chances of making it.

Starting off week 3 of Stage 4 The Vancouver Titans took the stage against the London Spitfire and it was the Titans in a game 5 that ended up with the victory. Following that match the Paris Eternal faced off with the Philadelphia Fusion, the game went all the way to a 5th map and it was the Eternal who clinched the win. The Florida Mayhem and the Toronto Defiant, both teams with no play-off hopes, battled it out to a 3 – 1 victory in Florida’s favor. Ending day one the Guangzhou Charge and the Seoul Dynasty, both teams fighting for a play-off spot took their bout to game 5 but it was the Charge that would emerge victorious.

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On day two the Washington Justice continue their undefeated stage with a 3 – 1 win over the struggling Boston Uprising. Despite their slow descent into mediocrity the Dallas Fuel did managed to take the Los Angeles Gladiators to a game 5, but the temporarily rebranded Los Angeles Big Geese pulled out the reverse sweep and secured the win. The San Francisco Shock got revenge on the Shanghai Dragons in a rematch of the Stage 3 Play-Offs with a 3 – 1 win. Finishing out day 2, the Hangzhou Spark managed to take the New York Excelsior to a game 5, but the New York crew still walked with the win.

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Going into the weekend the Houston Outlaws and the London Spitfire met on the stage with the Spitfire running away with a 3 – 1 victory, sealing Houston’s non-play-off fate. The Seoul Dynasty and the Toronto Defiant had a close match ending in a 2 – 1 match in Seoul’s favor. The Los Angeles Valiant and the Florida Mayhem also had a close match ending in a 2 – 1 score as well. Wrapping up Saturdays matches the Chengdu Hunters played the Hangzhou Spark with the Spark taking the win 3 – 1.

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On the final day the Vancouver Titans delivered a decisive 4 – 0 sweep to the Philadelphia Fusion. The so-far-undefeated Washington Justice nearly lost their first stage 4 match to the Houston Outlaws in a game 5, but the Justice keep their hopes of an undefeated stage alive. The San Francisco Shock swept the Dallas Fuel and the Guangzhou Charge also delivered a swift 4 – 0 sweep to the New York Excelsior.

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