The first set of finalists for the 2020/21 ePremier League have been decided as Chelsea, Manchester City and Newcastle United held their club playoffs yesterday.
Sixteen of the best players on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One battled it out to be the person to represent their club in the finals next month.
In City’s playoffs, Ryan Pessoa and Shaun "Shellz" Springette emerged as the two to qualify after some spectacular scoring in the competition.
🚨 GOAL OF THE TOURNAMENT VOTE 🚨— Man City Esports (@mancityesports) February 16, 2021
Our @ManCity boys @ryanpessoa_ & @Shellzz scored some screamers on their way to winning yesterday's #ePremierLeague Club Playoff, which was your favourite? 🔥
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Kyle Hammond is through to the finals again for Chelsea and looking to go one better than last season, when he was beaten in the PS4 final by the overall champion Tom “Hashtag Tom” Leese.
Joining him will be Diogo Mendes, who took part in the 2018/19 finals.
Someone making a third appearance in the finals, which will take place from 23-26 March, is Newcastle United’s Jake "PlanetToast" Simpson on Xbox.
2021 @NUFC E-PremierLeague CHAMPION!!!!!!— Jake Simpson (@PlanetToast1) February 15, 2021
Insanely tough bracket but nobody wants it as bad as I do. GGs to everyone but especially @VennyFIFA great player.#DefendTheLocal Complete 🦎🦎🦎#NUFC pic.twitter.com/k7xG1uWzqP
He will be joined by Danny Taylor on PS4 for the Magpies.
The club playoffs continue today, with the finalists from Arsenal, Burnley and Crystal Palace to be determined.