Cloud9 crush G2, fnatic beat IMT
With a 16-4 win over G2 on Inferno, Cloud9 have picked their first win at the ESL Pro League Season 5 LAN Finals. As for fnatic and their Dallas debut, the Swedes beat Immortals 16-9 on Inferno.
Cloud9 began Inferno as Counter-Terrorists, but despite winning the pistol round, G2 were able to secure the force-buy. Nevertheless, it was the North American squad's turn to win a force round and eventually reach their fourth on the board.
The Frenchmen then won one more, but another round-streak was on the way for Cloud9 as they kept winning rounds for a 7-2 lead – and 9-3 shortly afterward.
Even though G2 won another round, Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert and co. had a dominating first half as they finished it off 11-4. Then, with an aggressive and fast-paced attacking style, the North American squad had a flawless T-side and closed off the map 16-4.
|G2||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Richard 'shox' Papillonshox||13 - 16||-3||66.9||0.77|
|Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianarobodyy||11 - 17||-6||64.7||0.75|
|Kenny 'kennyS' SchrubkennyS||11 - 17||-6||59.9||0.64|
|Dan 'apEX' MadesclaireapEX||6 - 19||-13||46.5||0.42|
|Nathan 'NBK-' SchmittNBK-||4 - 19||-15||38.2||0.35|
|Cloud9||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Timothy 'autimatic' Taautimatic||20 - 8||+12||101.8||1.69|
|Jake 'Stewie2K' YipStewie2K||18 - 9||+9||97.4||1.64|
|Mike 'shroud' Grzesiekshroud||17 - 8||+9||92.7||1.50|
|Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbertn0thing||16 - 9||+7||78.2||1.32|
|Tyler 'Skadoodle' LathamSkadoodle||17 - 11||+6||84.3||1.27|
Despite Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles' double-kill opening on the Terrorist side, fnatic's retake prevailed and got them off to a flying start despite Immortals' bomb plants in the first two rounds. Until the eighth round, the Brazilians weren't able to win any round – even though Henrique "HEN1" Teles almost clutched a 1v4.
With a flawless pistol round as CTs, Dennis "dennis" Edman's squad continued to pave the way for their first win. The Brazilians still managed to win four more, but fnatic's men kept on winning and eventually closed off Inferno 16-9.
|fnatic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Dennis 'dennis' Edmandennis||28 - 15||+13||107.1||1.64|
|Jesper 'JW' WecksellJW||22 - 12||+10||88.7||1.44|
|Freddy 'KRIMZ' JohanssonKRIMZ||19 - 15||+4||93.3||1.36|
|Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjerolofmeister||21 - 14||+7||82.7||1.31|
|Robin 'flusha' Rönnquistflusha||13 - 14||-1||60.9||0.93|