Originally Posted by gluecks
Your 1st line is the answer to your 2nd.
Afraid to initiate? That is what happens when you're far behind in kills, enemies have baron etc.
EU lost the 3rd game at the picks already. They had nothing to initiate with and no proper aoe/cc spam
1st game - CLG totally taken by surprise.
2nd game - EU's strat got torn apart by bans and picks
3rd game - CLG settles into their NA-metagame nook while EU struggles to adapt to using a different strat
Just a matter of types of champions avaiable, and metagame clashes.