Reign top Fuel, remain perfect in OWL Countdown Cup qualifying

The first-place Atlanta Reign improved to 4-0 in Countdown Cup qualifying after defeating the Dallas Fuel 3-1 on Sunday in Overwatch League West action.

The Fuel fell to 2-2, leaving them in third place.

In the other West matches Sunday, the Florida Mayhem (1-1) registered a 3-1 win over the Boston Uprising (1-3), and the Washington Justice (1-3) notched a 3-0 sweep of the Vancouver Titans (1-1).

The Reign opened with a 2-0 win on Busan and a 4-3 victory on Rialto. The Fuel stayed alive by claiming Temple of Anubis 4-3, but Atlanta sealed the series with a 3-0 shutout on Blizzard World.

The Mayhem took Nepal 2-1 before the Uprising captured Route 66 by a 4-3 count. Florida pulled away with a 1-0 win on Volskaya Industries and a 3-2 decision on Blizzard World.

The Justice downed the Titans 2-0 on Nepal, 3-2 on Route 66 and 3-2 on Temple of Anubis.

Countdown Cup qualifying concludes next weekend with 12 matches. The top six teams in West qualifying and the top four in East qualifying will compete in the Countdown Cup, which will be played Aug. 15-22. The champion will earn $100,000 and the runner-up will pocket $70,000.

Overwatch League overall standings by region, with win-loss record, map differential and league points
West
1. Dallas Fuel, 11-5, +14, 17
2. Atlanta Reign, 11-5, +20, 12
3. San Francisco Shock, 10-4, +14, 10
4. Houston Outlaws, 10-4, +11, 10
5. Los Angeles Gladiators, 9-5, +15, 9
6. Washington Justice, 9-7, +3, 9
7. Toronto Defiant, 8-6, +1, 8
8. Paris Eternal, 7-7, -2, 7
9. Boston Uprising, 7-9, -4, 7
10. Florida Mayhem, 5-9, -8, 6
11. Vancouver Titans, 1-13, -31, 1
12. London Spitfire, 0-14, -33, 0
East
1. Shanghai Dragons, 12-4, +19, 20
2. Seoul Dynasty, 12-4, +18, 12
3. Chengdu Hunters, 9-5, +11, 11
4. Philadelphia Fusion, 10-6, +13, 10
5. Hangzhou Spark, 7-7, +4, 7
6. New York Excelsior, 7-9, -3, 7
7. Guangzhou Charge, 3-11, -22, 3
8. Los Angeles Valiant, 0-14, -40, 0

–Field Level Media

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