Report: E-League Match Day 1 - Sydney FC rise to the top

Sydney FC have shot out to an early lead in the chase for the E-League 2020 Premiership following Match Day 1.

The Sky Blues’ dominant duo of Playstation 4 star FUTWIZ Marko and Xbox One ace FUTWIZ Jamie ran up five wins and a draw from their six matches in the third E-League season’s kick-off spectacular at ESL Studios in Sydney on Saturday, 15 February.

The Kiwi combo of Tundra HoneyBadger and airbrn have put Wellington Phoenix in close pursuit, four points back, with four wins and two draws from their opening encounters.

Melbourne rivals Victory and City have also clocked up 12 points to fill the top four spots, while Brisbane Roar and Western United round off the Finals Series place at the halfway point of the campaign.

Perth Glory, Adelaide United and Western Sydney Wanderers are breathing down the necks of the top six as the FIFA 20 gaming extravaganza returns to the Harbour City on Saturday, 9 May to play out the remaining five rounds of the regular season.

Leading star FUTWIZ Marko, young gun N8 Dylan dominate on Match Day 1

Defending champion FUTWIZ Marko took out the PS4 Player of the Day gong showing ominous form in his search to regain his title with a perfect performance of six wins out of six. 

The only points Sydney FC dropped on the day was in the final round of the day, when Newcastle Jets’ gamer N8 AKP0 pulled off the  shock of the season so far with 2-1 win over FUTWIZ Jamie to square up the overall score at 2-2.

As a foundation player on Western United’s E-League debut, the competition’s youngster gamer, 16-year-old N8 Dylan clinched the Xbox Player of the Day award after finishing with a record of four wins and one defeat from his five matches, including a 2-0 triumph against Melbourne City’s 2019 Grand Finalist Marcus Gomes.

Perth Glory may have only picked up two wins from their five clashes but their Xbox One player SARGE scored one of the goals of the day with this sharp passing move and thunderbolt finish outside of the box from Brazilian striker Ronaldo.

E-League 2020 – Match Day 1 Results