Liquid move on in Leicester

MIRAA
May 12th, 2016 17:21

Team Liquid will take on fnatic for a spot in the ESL Pro League Finals last-four after seeing off Cloud9 in the losers' match (19-16 on Dust2, 16-10 on Cobblestone).

Day two of the ESL Pro League Finals began with a North American showdown as Cloud9 and Team Liquid battle for survival in the tournament after dropping down to the Lower Bracket of Group B.

Map one, Dust2, began with Liquid winning the pistol round and the following anti-ecos to start off with the game with a 3-0 lead. But once we reached the gun rounds the game reached a highly-contested period as neither side could stamp their authority.

Up 5-4, Cloud9 had a great opportunity to restore a two-round lead, only to waste a 4vs2 situation following a spectacular clutch from Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham, who kept his team within touching distance of Liquid on multiple occasions.

Liquid held on to their 8-7 half-time lead and further grew it by taking the first four rounds on the CT side. Cloud9 then went on a great run that saw them twice take the lead, but Liquid remained calm and collected and bagged the final two rounds to force overtime. Carrying their momentum into overtime, Liquid stormed to a 3-0 lead after playing on the CT side and dropped just one round as Terrorists before sealing a 19-16 win and taking the lead in the series.


Liquid win NA clash

Next up was Cobblestone, where Cloud9 came out the stronger as they claimed a quick 3-0 lead, but they were outclassed when Liquid bought up, losing eight of the following nine rounds. After calling a tactical pause, Cloud9 picked up an eco round, courtesy of a quad kill by Alec "Slemmy" White, but still Liquid still enjoyed a commanding 10-5 lead at the end of the half.

Cloud9 kept their victory hopes alive by taking the pistol round as CT, only to be caught off-guard by Liquid's eco in the following round. When Cloud9 managed to get their economy stabilised once again they still tried to make something out of the game, but Liquid remained in the driving seat and quickly hammered the final nail into the coffins of their opponents.

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 Liquid K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannellanitr0 46 - 39 +7 94.7 1.31
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' JablonowskiEliGE 47 - 37 +10 90.8 1.27
United States Eric 'adreN' HoagadreN 43 - 36 +7 73.2 1.17
United States Spencer 'Hiko' MartinHiko 47 - 40 +7 79.8 1.14
United States Kenneth 'koosta' Suenkoosta 49 - 34 +15 69.8 1.14
 Cloud9 K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Tyler 'Skadoodle' LathamSkadoodle 44 - 37 +7 76.2 1.16
United States Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbertn0thing 42 - 46 -4 73.3 0.96
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' YipStewie2K 35 - 54 -19 76.9 0.88
Canada Mike 'shroud' Grzesiekshroud 39 - 49 -10 70.1 0.86
United States Alec 'Slemmy' WhiteSlemmy 26 - 46 -20 51.3 0.70

United States Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
989
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.58
APR:
0.11
United States Alec 'Slemmy' White
Alec 'Slemmy' White
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
440
KPR:
0.57
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
Sick games, so intense!
2016-05-12 17:20
#29
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Brazil NaScene 
ez Liquid
2016-05-12 17:20
cLOUDIAO OUT
2016-05-12 17:21
#35
NEO | 
Poland camarpl 
sgares was the problem 4Head
2016-05-12 17:21
#41
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Portugal krypz0n 
pls get him back
2016-05-12 17:22
No, GOD Slemmy
2016-05-12 17:28
2fast4therestofus
2016-05-12 17:21
Slemmy > Stewie
2016-05-12 17:24
WOOOO 2nd, my best so far
2016-05-12 17:21
RIP C9 [*]
2016-05-12 17:21
hehe
2016-05-12 17:20
#7
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Albania ekozix 
ez
2016-05-12 17:20
1
2016-05-12 17:20
a
2016-05-12 17:20
a
2016-05-12 17:20
rip cloud9
2016-05-12 17:20
#12
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Israel Leo_FTN 
gg
2016-05-12 17:20
s
2016-05-12 17:20
k
2016-05-12 17:20
fds
2016-05-12 17:20
1
2016-05-12 17:20
ez
2016-05-12 17:20
ok
2016-05-12 17:20
#19
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Hungary Shaperz 
ez
2016-05-12 17:20
y
2016-05-12 17:20
gg
2016-05-12 17:20
#22
chrisJ | 
Hungary baGO. 
as
2016-05-12 17:20
rip
2016-05-12 17:20
NO
2016-05-12 17:20
#25
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Lithuania FakeLithuania 
choke9 hiko was right
2016-05-12 17:20
lol
2016-05-12 17:20
#27
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Turkey skuggii 
gg
2016-05-12 17:20
nais
2016-05-12 17:20
#30
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
RIP c9
2016-05-12 17:20
cloud9 cant do damage
2016-05-12 17:20
lol
2016-05-12 17:20
clown9 LUL
2016-05-12 17:21
leicster
2016-05-12 17:21
ez
2016-05-12 17:21
Liquid rekt C9! nice game.
2016-05-12 17:21
ez for ranieri
2016-05-12 17:21
#42
mixwell | 
Spain Alser 
Article should have a UK flag
2016-05-12 17:22
shit was so boring to watch
2016-05-12 17:22
C9s new additions really putting in work Kappa
2016-05-12 17:22
#47
Norway KimG 
Stewie2k 0.65 rating.. geez.
2016-05-12 17:24
#48
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Portugal dracø 
clown9 wooooooooo
2016-05-12 17:24
ez for koosta , the finnish esports org from Sweden
2016-05-12 17:25
Ez 4 s1mple
2016-05-12 17:26
#52
Portugal jO7A 
Since sgares left c9, they went from a top10 team to a tier3 team. They kicked sgares and they had IGL problems, now they kicked freakazoid and they have entry problems. c9 were a good team in last summer, they failed in Cluj but kicking sgares was a terrible solution...
2016-05-12 17:26
they didn't kick him
2016-05-12 17:40
they didn't kick sean he left because he predicted this shit would happen with players that have no work ethic and that play like they're fucking braindead
2016-05-12 17:56
Stewie was the solution
2016-05-12 17:27
#73
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Bulgaria AboveYall 
Slemmy* was the solution
2016-05-12 18:06
C9 is slumping. It is a long slump, for a year, they are coming back all the time.
2016-05-12 18:14
na flag?
2016-05-12 17:29
bye bye clown9
2016-05-12 17:29
All 5 TL members had a 1.0+ rating. That's a solid performance.
2016-05-12 17:36
But why?
2016-05-12 17:37
idk
2016-05-12 17:38
#62
s1mple | 
Netherlands Unghost 
m8
2016-05-12 17:38
go fak urself
2016-05-12 17:39
why?>
2016-05-12 17:39
#66
Germany pmb  
adren > Yung stew lewl
2016-05-12 17:41
#67
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Sweden godname 
rip c9, -slemmy +mOE -shroud +tck
2016-05-12 17:51
stewie was fucking AWOL and slemmy was as bad as you'd expect him to be
2016-05-12 17:55
stewie sucked compared to his recent performances, but his ADR was still the highest of his team and only a little below average, and is arguably the most important stat for an entry fragger. People need to rethink the way they look at stats for different roles. For example ADR is never going to be that high for an AWPer, but it should be high for an entry fragger, while K/D ratio should be higher for an AWPer and lower for an entry fragger.
2016-05-12 19:45
god ska
2016-05-12 18:05
slemmy and stewie good players Keepo
2016-05-12 18:05
cloud 9, astralis, and virtus pro all need to disband.
2016-05-12 18:19
GOD KOOSTA
2016-05-12 18:26
#81
oskar | 
Czech Republic A3sport 
GOD ska
2016-05-16 12:12
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