Originally Posted by Sybil Cut
Syndra can't reliably push well until a little higher level. If you have to stay near the minion wave for a significant amount of time to push it like she does early on, Akali is just getting free harass on you. THIS IS WHAT SHE WANTS DONT YOU SEE
You're backing, what do you care? If it's an issue, push Akali back with your own harass first--she'll hang back and pot up, you get some time to push the wave, you go buy something. Done.