G2 eliminate NiP in London
G2 sent NiP packing as the French team beat the Swedes 2-0 in Group A's elimination match in London (16-4 on Cache and 16-10 on Dust2).
Cache was the opening map of the best-of-three series and the Ninjas started on the CT-side. Richard "shox" Papillon showed up in the pistol round as he usually does as he clutched a 1vs2. G2 got a bomb plant in the first weapon round, securing it to extend their lead to 4-0.
RpK with a phenomenal performance on Cache
NiP managed to secure the sixth round of the map but failed to string together more rounds. Cédric "RpK" Guipouy's ace was the breaking point of the half and the match as G2 got their 11th round and led 12-3 at halftime.
Alexandre "bodyy" Pianaro and Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom found the first kills of the second half and G2 won their CT-side pistol round. Although they gave up one more round, the French team won the map 16-4.
pyth's effort on Dust2 wasn't enough
As the score was 5-2 and G2 seemed to be running away with the series, Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi clutched a 1vs4 to get the ace and kept his team alive. That didn't help the matter much though as G2 won six of the last seven rounds of the first half and were in front with a 11-4 as the half ended.
G2 defused the bomb to kick off the second half but the Ninjas retaliated and went on a six round streak to reach to double digits (12-10). RpK and Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux came on top of an after plant situation and defused the bomb to give their team their 13th round and G2 went on to win the match 16-10 and the series 2-0.
|G2||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Adil 'ScreaM' BenrlitomScreaM||44 - 23||+21||94.3||1.55|
|Richard 'shox' Papillonshox||42 - 26||+16||102.7||1.51|
|Cédric 'RpK' GuipouyRpK||36 - 20||+16||79.1||1.45|
|Edouard 'SmithZz' DubourdeauxSmithZz||31 - 26||+5||65.4||1.12|
|Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianarobodyy||26 - 29||-3||66.8||1.06|
|NiP||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Jacob 'pyth' Mourujärvipyth||31 - 34||-3||76.0||0.99|
|Richard 'Xizt' LandströmXizt||27 - 36||-9||69.3||0.83|
|Adam 'friberg' Fribergfriberg||26 - 37||-11||77.9||0.77|
|Patrik 'f0rest' Lindbergf0rest||22 - 34||-12||55.2||0.71|
|Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' AlesundGeT_RiGhT||17 - 38||-21||61.5||0.61|
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