BBL Esports vs FUT Esports - VCT EMEA League: Predictions, where to watch, and more

BBL Esports vs FUT Esports at VCT EMEA League 2023 (Image via Sportskeeda)
BBL Esports vs FUT Esports at VCT EMEA League 2023 (Image via Sportskeeda)

The VCT EMEA League kicks off with the final game week of its Regular Season. Week 8 will determine the six teams that make it to the Playoffs stage, where they will get a chance to qualify for VCT Masters Tokyo. The final matchday of week 8 has two games lined up, and the most-anticipated of the two is the Turkish derby between BBL Esports and FUT Esports.

Week 8, Day 2 featured two matches. The first was between Team Vitality and Team Heretics, where the latter won by a clean 2-0 scoreline, pushing themselves further up the table. The second match between Karmine Corp and Giants also ended in a similar scoreline, with the latter snatching a victory from the French org.

BBL Esports vs. FUT Esports - Which Turkish team will reign supreme in this match of the VCT EMEA League?


BBL Esports had a very tough start at the beginning of the VCT EMEA League, struggling to get out of the bottom of the league table. However, they found their grove recently and have since performed much better. The team won three out of their eight matches in the league.

FUT Esports had a decent showing at VCT LOCK//IN as well as the EMEA League. While the team has lost half their matches, the other half ended in clean 2-0 victories for the side, putting their round differential on the positive end.

This match is tough to predict as both teams are capable of defeating each other. Statistically, FUT Esports is slightly favored and have the upper hand in this matchup. BBL Esports needs to win this match to have a chance of making it to the Playoffs.


The two teams have faced each other multiple times before. The most recent was during the Grand Finals of Champions Tour Turkey Stage 1: Challengers 2 in 2022, where BBL Esports won the Bo5 (best-of-five) series by 3-1.

Recent results

BBL Esports' most recent match was against Team Liquid, losing the BO3 series by 1-2.

FUT Esports' last match was against NAVI, losing their BO3 series by 0-2.

Potential Lineups

BBL Esports

  • Ali "AsLanM4shadoW" Balta
  • Doğukan "QutionerX" Dural
  • Mehmet "Turko" Özen
  • Eren "Brave" Kasırga
  • İbrahim "SouhcNi" Sağır (IGL)
  • Berke "Vlad" Kantürk (Coach)

FUT Esports

  • Furkan "Mr.FaliN" Yeğen (IGL)
  • Konur "qw1" Şahin
  • Bugra "MOJJ" Kiraz
  • Dogukan "qRaxs" Balaban
  • Ata "AtaKaptan" Tan
  • Eray "Gais" Sarikaya (Coach)

When and where to watch

Valorant fans worldwide can watch the match on the official Twitch and YouTube channels of the VCT EMEA League. Viewers can also tune into the watch parties of streamers and pro players. The match between BBL and FUT Esports will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023, at 12 pm PT/ 9 pm CET/ 12:30 am IST (the next day).

Poll : Who will win this matchup?

BBL Esports

FUT Esports

10 votes

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Edited by Adarsh J Kumar
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