fnatic defeat Cloud9
fnatic made their return to LAN with a victory as they beat Cloud9 16-10 on Inferno in Group B's first match in Leicester.
Jake "Stewie2K" Yip got a triple-kill for his CT-sided team and Cloud9 got the pistol round but fnatic did what fnatic does and managed to win the next round with a force buy. Cloud9 found a round victory after losing three but got reset right after as fnatic extended their lead to 4-2.
Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham showed up in the eighth round with two AWP opening kills, initiating a two round streak for Cloud9. Another force buy worked for fnatic as the Swedes didn't let their oppenents tie it (6-4). Despite a 5vs3 advantage thanks to Skadoodle's kills, Cloud9 came up short in the 13th round and fnatic led 9-6 at halftime.
The Swedes stopped Cloud9's A rush in the pistol round and made it 12-6 after winning the anti-ecos. The North Americans took a timeout after the score reached to 14-7 and it worked for them as they won two rounds and forced fnatic to eco. Despite the late comeback effort, fnatic won it 16-10
|fnatic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|20 - 15||+5||72.0||1.22|
|21 - 16||+5||89.0||1.19|
|17 - 13||+4||67.3||1.12|
|14 - 15||-1||76.0||0.99|
|13 - 17||-4||64.8||0.90|
|Cloud9||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|25 - 15||+10||96.3||1.47|
|18 - 16||+2||73.6||1.15|
|15 - 18||-3||77.8||0.89|
|13 - 18||-5||61.3||0.78|
|5 - 18||-13||32.5||0.45|
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