mousesports take down Liquid
mousesports beat Liquid 16-13 on Dust2 in the second match of Group B at DreamHack Masters Malmö.
Liquid who climbed up to #8 on our world rankings and who shockingly reached the semi-finals at MLG Columbus 2016 went up against mousesports who made a group stage exit at the Major as they struggled to close off games.
Despite Kenneth "koosta" Suen's entry-kill and a bomb plant, the CT-sided mousesports secured the pistol round with the defuse. The American team bought early on the third round but it did not work out for them (3-0). What worked for them was a mixed buy as they picked up their first round and they went on to get the lead as koosta's AWP-play reigned supreme (4-3).
mouz start off strong
Spencer "Hiko" Martin picked up a quad-kill and was almost able to make it an ace to clutch it for his team but Timo "Spiidi" Richter killed Hiko, tying at 5-5. The back-and-forth half ended with Liquid leading 8-7.
The B-site rush by mousesports gave them an advantage to kick off the half as they won the pistol and the anti-eco rounds (10-8). Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski got two opening kills in the first weapon round but failed to follow it up as mousesports led 11-9.
When the score was 13-9, Liquid called a timeout but mousesports won the anti-eco to make it 14-9. mousesports won a 2v4 to gain six match points but Liquid put on a fight. The American team won a 2v4 and then got their 12th round which triggered a mousesports timeout (15-12). mouz closed it out 16-13.
|mousesports||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nikola 'NiKo' KovačNiKo||21 - 19||+2||96.7||1.26|
|Timo 'Spiidi' RichterSpiidi||24 - 16||+8||65.8||1.26|
|Chris 'chrisJ' de JongchrisJ||21 - 16||+5||78.4||1.24|
|Denis 'denis' Howelldenis||21 - 20||+1||75.1||1.15|
|Johannes 'nex' Magetnex||19 - 23||-4||72.9||0.91|
|Liquid||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Spencer 'Hiko' MartinHiko||23 - 19||+4||86.6||1.25|
|Nick 'nitr0' Cannellanitr0||20 - 22||-2||67.4||1.02|
|Kenneth 'koosta' Suenkoosta||17 - 17||0||52.4||1.00|
|Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostylievs1mple||21 - 23||-2||80.5||0.99|
|Jonathan 'EliGE' JablonowskiEliGE||13 - 25||-12||58.1||0.68|