Virtus.pro beat G2; go 2-0

Virtus.pro are now 2-0 at the ELEAGUE Major after defeating G2 16-14 on Nuke.

The match began with G2 getting out to a quick 2-0 lead after winning the pistol round as CT. Virtus.pro replied in the third round, with Filip "NEO" Kubski and Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas getting the kills, but then they were caught off-guard by the Frenchmen's hard eco.

NEO went huge in the following round and single-handedly won a 1v3 clutch with nothing to work with except a p250. That would be the start of a great run from the Polish team, who won five of the next seven rounds to bring the scoreline to 7-5 before G2 secured the final three rounds, taking a narrow 8-7 lead into the break.


TaZ dropped 30 frags 

The second half began with Alexandre "bodyy" Pianaro getting a quad kill in the pistol round to put G2 further ahead. The French team took five of the first seven rounds and immediately put Virtus.pro in danger of getting blown out. But then Virtus.pro tightened up their defense, giving up just one more round before sealing a 16-14 victory.

Matchpage
16
14
24th January 2017
France
16
Nuke
14

 Virtus.pro K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Poland Janusz 'Snax' PogorzelskiSnax 26 - 17 +9 87.8 1.39
Poland Wiktor 'TaZ' WojtasTaZ 30 - 19 +11 94.2 1.36
Poland Paweł 'byali' Bielińskibyali 17 - 22 -5 69.3 0.87
Poland Filip 'NEO' KubskiNEO 16 - 21 -5 76.6 0.84
Poland Jarosław 'pashaBiceps' JarząbkowskipashaBiceps 12 - 20 -8 57.5 0.75
 G2 K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianarobodyy 27 - 19 +8 95.9 1.41
France Richard 'shox' Papillonshox 18 - 20 -2 73.0 1.03
Belgium Adil 'ScreaM' BenrlitomScreaM 19 - 19 0 60.3 0.95
France Cédric 'RpK' GuipouyRpK 18 - 21 -3 59.5 0.91
France Edouard 'SmithZz' DubourdeauxSmithZz 17 - 23 -6 69.0 0.91

Current standings:

2W-0L 1W-1L 0W-2L
CIS Natus Vincere  Europe mousesports  Europe HellRaisers 
Brazil SK  France Envy 
CIS FlipSid3 
Kazakhstan Gambit  Europe FaZe  Denmark North 
Poland Virtus.pro United States Liquid  North America OpTic 
  Sweden fnatic 
  Denmark Astralis 
  Sweden GODSENT
  France G2
Poland Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Age:
33
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1729
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Poland Filip 'NEO' Kubski
Filip 'NEO' Kubski
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1681
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.17
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianaro
Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianaro
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
761
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
#1
Slovakia lejtR 
not expected at all
2017-01-24 02:37
#32
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Poland camarpl 
pasza tried really hard to throw this but his teammates didn't let him
2017-01-24 02:38
+1 LUL
2017-01-24 02:39
Xdxd +1
2017-01-24 07:44
kick_pasza_ffs
2017-01-24 09:29
#57
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Hungary Shaperz 
i lol'd, thanks m8
2017-01-24 12:22
#40
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Brazil LaicaBoss 
why not?
2017-01-24 02:49
cuz it was close..
2017-01-24 02:49
#56
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Brazil LaicaBoss 
ok, i thought you meant that you were expecting g2 victory
2017-01-24 11:35
#2
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Finland neksu 
ez for vp
2017-01-24 02:37
#4
RpK | 
Iceland pumtac 
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK noob match
2017-01-24 02:38
ez vp to win major
2017-01-24 02:38
#8
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Sweden thehardway71 
ez vp like always
2017-01-24 02:38
#50
ropz | 
Belgium khz29 
"ez"
2017-01-24 08:09
gg
2017-01-24 02:37
#12
Friis | 
Poland Austinn 
Very close game. GG
2017-01-24 02:38
respect..
2017-01-24 02:38
ez
2017-01-24 02:37
#16
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Brazil paanic 
deserved
2017-01-24 02:37
#17
SZPERO | 
Poland jakbu 
gg
2017-01-24 02:38
EZ FOR VP
2017-01-24 02:38
Cool.
2017-01-24 02:37
ez
2017-01-24 02:37
#23
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Bulgaria vectralsoul 
Anyone's game in the end, also just shows VP never gives up, exciting match.
2017-01-24 02:40
#24
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Hungary lemusz 
VP is love VP is life
2017-01-24 02:37
NICE
2017-01-24 02:38
VP always playing it close :/
2017-01-24 02:38
#27
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Canada josef733 
very nice
2017-01-24 02:38
#28
NEO | 
Poland s_aim_on 
papa bot
2017-01-24 02:38
good game
2017-01-24 02:38
#31
mir | 
Poland barmon 
:( shouldnt even won yesterday
2017-01-24 02:38
#33
shox | 
United Kingdom dezmondo 
ul for g2 was a really tight game. could have gone either way if not for hero plays from the vp boys. so many close games this tournament. shows how tight the top of cs is right now. really unfortunate for optic atm
2017-01-24 02:39
#36
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Portugal dracø 
The start of the game was electric. I feel like g2 had the game in their hands, but someone need to step up with bodyy snax plays the vents like no other and taz pulled his 3/10 super star game. Wish we could see him perform like this more often
2017-01-24 02:45
Very close game, very entertaining!
2017-01-24 02:46
Pretty good score judging by Pasha trying to throw, without headset and dreaming about weightlifting
2017-01-24 02:53
Release the plow
2017-01-24 02:56
G2 always choking on majors jesus they won 2 pistols and still cant win good thing shuffle begins after major im done bein a fan of this cancer team since 2015
2017-01-24 03:09
Ppl expecting too much from G2 and especially from duo. Ppl is like, shox must clutch everytime, shox must awp, shox must pistol, shox must rifle, shox must call strats, scream must 1tap every1, scream mustnt die, rpk must destroy battlefield as a tank, body must be consistent etc. Already they are 1-1, lost the match against major veterans 16-14, and nothing is wrong here. Tomorrow they just must stomp the overrated danes.
2017-01-24 03:19
U dont get it m8 They Literally kicked Ex6TenZ because they lost 1-2 to VP fucking 1-2! Close on all maps now they lose again so whats the fking point shox can suck on smithzzes cock im done
2017-01-24 03:21
say hello to Janusz,,Snax,,Pogorzelski he do it everythinh what you point for VP he must deal with saboteur as Pasha what is in 99% matches 6th player for enemy team
2017-01-24 03:52
North & OpTic 0-2 1 tournament heroes, lol
2017-01-24 08:06
Didnt OpTic go in the finals of two tournaments straight? Didnt North (dignitas) also win WESG?
2017-01-24 08:45
Dignitas won wesg qualifiers. There were no good teams apart from vp. Only event dignitas won was epicenter and they have been average ever since
2017-01-24 11:22
#60
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Turkey Taylannnnn 
i miss nip, people can say what they want but at least nip is not a one hit wonder like dig or optic
2017-01-24 14:59
TaZ is old but gold. go go vp!!
2017-01-24 08:10
All these close games raped my bets budget
2017-01-24 11:35
#58
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Poland trancemeister 
" TaZ retire " hltv people always write haha.
2017-01-24 12:53
#62
flusha | 
Brazil elittio 
Taz and neo are gods. Even when plays bad they deserve respect.
2017-01-24 15:34
Smithzz is the problem you can printscreen it literally the worst
2017-01-24 14:28
why does vp plays vs gambit yet navi and sk are in playoffs ?
2017-01-24 15:20
#63
Bulgaria dz3n 
:D
2017-01-25 22:42
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