Echo Fox eliminate FlipSid3 with a 2-0
Echo Fox eliminated FlipSid3 with a comfortable 2-0 (16-11 Nuke, 16-6 Train) to stay alive at iBUYPOWER Masters 2016.
The Group A elimination match started off on Echo Fox's home map, Nuke, with the North American team taking the first three rounds on the T side.
Georgi "WorldEdit" Yaskin opened up the first gun round with an AWP kill on Sean "seang@res" Gares which started FlipSid3's seven-round win streak. In the series of successful round, it was with the team's AWPer and Jan "wayLander" Rahkonen doing most of the work for the CIS team.
The streak was broken by two rounds in which WorldEdit remained alive but wasn't able to defuse the bomb in time, before he finally managed to clutch out a 1v1 against Ronnie "ryx" Bylicki to make it 8-5.
Echo Fox got to seven Terrorist rounds before the end of the half and won the CT pistol round to set themselves up for success on Nuke, winning it 16-11 in the end.
seang@res lead his team to an easy victory against FlipSid3
Going on to Train, FlipSid3 didn't impress on the Terrorist side of their map pick, with only WorldEdit showing up with some good sniping once again. The Ukranian team were down 11-4 before the half time, and lost another pistol round to make it four out of four for Ryan "freakazoid" Abadir and co.
Andrey "B1ad3" Gorodenskiy had two three-kill rounds to get his team to six rounds before the North American team closed it out 16-6 to take the series 2-0 and remain in the tournament. Their next match will be against the loser of Cloud9 and TYLOO.
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