Different from rumors about Keria replacing Faker in mid lane, T1 said that young player Poby will “debut” in the LCK in the match against DRX.
After the match against NS last week in the LCK Summer 2023, Faker made the fan community quite worried when he shared about his hand injury.
Until today, T1 updated Faker’s health status to its fan community:
“Faker will be resting temporarily due to his injury, starting with today’s game against DRX.
Recently, Faker reported pain in his right arm and hand. He underwent a thorough examination at the hospital as his condition did not improve. Fortunately, there were no significant abnormalities in the x-ray and MRI results. After discussion with the coaches and players, the decision was made to let Faker rest and focus on recovering…” – T1 said about Faker’s health.
In addition, unlike rumors that Keria will take over the mid lane instead of Demon King, T1 will bring Poby (from T1 Esports Academy) to the LCK lineup to compete in the match against DRX. Although he did not share a specific time, it is highly likely that Poby will play in place of Faker until the end of this week (including the match against GEN).
As for the international fan community, many comments are quite happy to see that Faker is not seriously injured. On the other hand, there are also fans who worry that the absence of Demon King will make T1 difficult, especially during the period when this team has to face GEN – the team that is holding an 8-0 unbeaten streak in the LCK Summer. 2023.