G2 ease past Vega Squadron
G2 beat Vega Squadron 16-6 on Dust2 in the first match of the third round at the ELEAGUE Major Main Qualifier.
Two squads with 1-1 records kicked off the day in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The map was Dust2 and Vega Squadron, who started on the CT-side, secured the pistol round with Dmitriy "jR" Chervak's triple kill. Although G2 managed to plant the bomb in both the second and third rounds, Vega Squadron won both rounds.
The first weapon round opened up with Sergey "keshandr" Nikishin two kills and the Russian team closed it out to make it 4-0. Richard "shox" Papillon got an entry kill in the following round and his quad kill sealed the round for G2. The French team had four comfortable rounds afterwards and took the lead to make it 5-4 in their favor.
shox dominated the game
Vega Squadron replied with Leonid "chopper" Vishnyakov's triple kill and tied the game at 5-5 but G2 continued their run to win the half 10-5. Cédric "RpK" Guipouy showed up in the second half pistol round with a triple kill and G2 extended their lead to 11-5.
|G2||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|27 - 12||+15||122.3||1.83|
|20 - 11||+9||87.0||1.35|
|14 - 11||+3||72.9||1.31|
|14 - 15||-1||75.7||1.22|
|14 - 11||+3||67.6||1.13|
|Vega Squadron||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|18 - 17||+1||78.7||0.92|
|13 - 19||-6||73.5||0.74|
|11 - 20||-9||60.4||0.71|
|10 - 16||-6||50.8||0.63|
|8 - 17||-9||39.9||0.56|
The standings are now as follows:
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