Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 4 (With Stage 2 Standings)

The Stage 2 playoffs are this weekend, so on top fo the usual Overwatch League standings, we take a look at the Stage 2 standings to see who's in line to play this Sunday.

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Stage 2 of the Overwatch League is about to come to a close. Shacknews is making sure to keep up with the action as closely as possible, looking at this weekend's action and also ahead to what lies beyond. Let's look at the overall standings, where the top six teams will advance to the playoffs at the end of all stages of the regular season.

Standings After Stage 2, Week 4 (Win-Loss, Map Differential)

  • 1. New York Excelsior (16-2, +41)
  • 2. London Spitfire (13-5, +29)
  • 3. Seoul Dynasty (13-5, +18)
  • 4. Los Angeles Valiant (11-7, +13)
  • 5. Philadelphia Fusion (11-7, +5)
  • 6. Houston Outlaws (10-8, +11)
  • 7. Boston Uprising (10-8, +7)
  • 8. Los Angeles Gladiators (10-8, +2)
  • 9. San Francisco Shock (6-12, -13)
  • 10. Dallas Fuel (5-13, -23)
  • 11. Florida Mayhem (3-15, -33)
  • 12. Shanghai Dragons (0-18, -57)

But wait, there's more! Let's also look at the standings for Stage 2, which will determine who plays this Sunday for a bonus prize pool. Only the top three teams will advance here.

Stage 2 Standings (Win-Loss, Map Differential)

  • 1. New York Excelsior (7-1, +20)
  • 2. London Spitfire (6-2, +14)
  • 3. Los Angeles Gladiators (6-2, +12)
  • 4. Seoul Dynasty (6-2, +9)
  • 5. Philadelphia Fusion (5-3, +9)
  • 6. Los Angeles Valiant (4-4, 0)
  • 7. Boston Uprising (4-4, -3)
  • 8. Houston Outlaws (3-5, -6)
  • 9. San Francisco Shock (3-5, -5)
  • 10. Florida Mayhem (2-6, -11)
  • 11. Dallas Fuel (2-6, -12)
  • 12. Shanghai Dragons (0-8, -27)

Game of the Week

The Seoul Dynasty had struggled through the latter weeks of Stage 1, but they've fully found their footing in Stage 2. They're right in the thick of the Stage 2 playoff race and showed that they're a force to be reckoned with, as they gave the top team New York Excelsior a big scare last Wednesday.

This was a close series throughout, with New York only pulling ahead when resorting to unorthodox moves. A good example of that came in the first game on Hanamura, where Hye-sung "Libero" Kim went Genji and Jong-yeol "Saebyeolbe" Park went Tracer and snuck up behind Seoul's defenses. It took these kinds of plays to overcome a strong Seoul team, who had Je-hong "ryujehong" Ryu and Byung-sun "Fleta" Kim playing out of their minds with Zenyatta and Widowmaker respectively.

This could be a window into what viewers can expect to see at the end of the season when the big money playoffs roll around. For now, this round goes to New York, but these two teams may meet again this weekend if Seoul can overtake a streaking Los Angeles Gladiators squad in the Stage 2 standings.


Stage 2, Week 5 Schedule

This is the schedule for the third week of Stage 2:

  • Los Angeles Gladiators v. Philadelphia Fusion - 3/21, 4PM PT
  • Florida Mayhem v. San Francisco Shock - 3/21, 6PM PT
  • Shanghai Dragons v. Houston Outlaws - 3/21, 8PM PT
  • Houston Outlaws v. Seoul Dynasty - 3/22, 4PM PT
  • New York Excelsior v. Dallas Fuel - 3/22, 6PM PT
  • San Francisco Shock v. Boston Uprising - 3/22, 8PM PT
  • Seoul Dynasty v. Florida Mayhem - 3/23, 4PM PT
  • Philadelphia Fusion v. Los Angeles Valiant - 3/23, 6PM PT
  • London Spitfire v. Shanghai Dragons - 3/23, 8PM PT
  • Dallas Fuel v. London Spitfire - 3/24, 1PM PT
  • Los Angeles Valiant v. New York Excelsior - 3/24, 3PM PT
  • Boston Uprising v. Los Angeles Gladiators - 3/24, 5PM PT
  • Stage 2's #3 Seed vs. Stage 2's #2 Seed - 3/25, 1PM PT
  • Stage 2's #1 Seed vs. Winner of Previous Game

All of the action can be seen on the Overwatch League Twitch channel or on the Overwatch League website.

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