Na`Vi to Cologne playoffs over NiP
Natus Vincere secured a playoff spot at ELS One Cologne after outlasting NiP on Cobblestone (16-12).
Natus Vincere and Ninjas in Pyjamas met in the third match of the second day in Cologne to determine the second quarter-finalist. Cobblestone was chosen after the veto phase and the Ninjas started on the T-side.
The double entry-kill by Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund gave the first round of the match to Ninjas in Pyjamas but Natus Vincere responded with both Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev and Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko picking up double-kills.
Edward & company advance to the playoffs
Egor "flamie" Vasilyev's triple kill stopped the force buy of the Ninjas and Natus Vincere made it 3-1 after winning the anti-eco. Ninjas in Pyjamas took back the lead thanks to GeT_RiGhT's entry kills. When the CIS team were trailing 3-7, they called for a timeout.Natus Vincere reacted after losing another round but were behing 6-9 at halftime.
The CIS team tied it at 10-10 with a weapon round win and Denis "seized" Kostin's 1vs2 clutch tied the game again, this time at 12-12. Natus Vincere's end game performance earned them the 16-12 victory as they retained their Legend status.
|Natus Vincere||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|23 - 18||+5||94.4||1.40|
|24 - 18||+6||97.5||1.26|
|19 - 16||+3||77.4||1.18|
|18 - 16||+2||60.0||1.10|
|19 - 19||0||75.6||1.02|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|23 - 24||-1||97.4||1.17|
|21 - 19||+2||77.0||1.11|
|18 - 19||-1||67.9||0.94|
|13 - 20||-7||66.6||0.88|
|11 - 21||-10||46.2||0.61|
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