FaZe move past IMT in Kiev
FaZe have secured their first victory at SL i-League StarSeries S3 Finals after moving past Immortals (16-10 on Mirage).
Immortals began as Terrorists on Mirage and even though they had two quick picks, a slow B execution guaranteed them the first pistol round. In the force-buy, FaZe managed to kill four opponents with Deagle, but Henrique "HEN1" Teles pulled off a 1v1 to win the round and eventually the next one.
Håvard "rain" Nygaard and Nikola "NiKo" Kovač then killed two each when holding bombsite A to win the first gun round. Immortals lost their eco round, but after that they executed B for a 4-2 lead. In a back and forth semi and force buy plays, Lincoln "fnx" Lau pulled off a quad-kill in a 2v4 clutch for a 6-4 lead.
NiKo finished with 26 frags after killing 17 in first half
It was on yet another semi-buy that FaZe got back to the game as Fabien "kioShiMa" Fiey killed two in a 1v2 clutch. The Brazilian side had to save money twice and their opponents took a 7-6 lead. Aleksi "allu" Jalli's triple-kill in round 15 led his team to finish the first half with a 9-6 lead.
As for the second pistol round, FaZe won it with a flawless A execute, following it up with the corresponding anti-ecos – where the Brazilian team failed to kill any opponent. Ricardo "boltz" Prass helped his team win the gun round with a triple-kill and Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles did exactly the same in the next one for.
In the 21st round, Finn "karrigan" Andersen almost pulled off a 1v3 clutch, but fnx's play prevailed and FaZe had to eco. As they picked weapons, allu picked up an AWP triple-kill and a won 1v1 to help his team secure a three round lead. In the following round, the Finnish player won a 1v2 and from that point onward money didn't help Immortals as FaZe finished the game 16-10.
PotM: Fabien "kioShiMa" Fiey is our Player of the Match as he boasted the highest round contribution (81%). The French player had a 87.4 ADR, a 1.29 rating and pulled off one of the most important rounds of the match – the 1v2 Deagle clutch that helped his team win four straight rounds and close the first half out with a 9-6 lead.
|FaZe||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nikola 'NiKo' KovačNiKo||26 - 16||+10||104.0||1.55|
|Fabien 'kioShiMa' FieykioShiMa||23 - 14||+9||87.4||1.47|
|Aleksi 'allu' Jalliallu||19 - 12||+7||63.1||1.16|
|Håvard 'rain' Nygaardrain||18 - 19||-1||87.9||1.08|
|Finn 'karrigan' Andersenkarrigan||14 - 15||-1||62.8||1.01|
|Immortals||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Lincoln 'fnx' Laufnx||19 - 18||+1||72.4||1.04|
|Ricardo 'boltz' Prassboltz||16 - 22||-6||80.4||0.92|
|Henrique 'HEN1' TelesHEN1||15 - 20||-5||68.2||0.88|
|Lucas 'LUCAS1' TelesLUCAS1||16 - 21||-5||67.5||0.82|
|Lucas 'steel' Lopessteel||9 - 19||-10||50.3||0.58|
Here's how the Swiss Stage standings look:
|North||Gambit|| MVP Project