Liquid take down SK to advance to Mykonos grand final
Liquid have advanced to the grand final at ESG Tour Mykonos after beating SK 2-0 (16-12 on Inferno and 16-10 on Cobblestone).
The second semi-final at ESG Tour Mykonos started on Inferno with Liquid on the T-side. The North American squad won the pistol round with Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski's 1vs2 clutch and secured four more rounds before SK could win a round (5-1).
After SK picked up their second round, they had a 5vs3 advantage but Josh "jdm64" Marzano's quad kill gave the round to Liquid (6-2). SK trailed 6-9 at halftime and lost the second half pistol round after Nick "nitr0" Cannella got a triple kill.
SK grew into the game in the second half and got within one round of Liquid after Fernando "fer" Alvarenga won a 1vs4 and Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo secured a 1vs3 (13-12). However, Liquid were mentally strong and closed out the game with consecutive triple kills from Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz (16-12).
Cobblestone started with jdm64 and stanislaw's 2vs4 clutch to win the pistol round for their CT-sided team. SK replied with two rounds in a row to take the lead but Liquid were firing on all cylinders and won the half 10-5. stanislaw played a cruical role as he got multiple triple kills and clutches a 1vs2.
FalleN & company, unfazed, stopped Liquid in the following round as they trailed 9-11. However, SK couldn't tie the game and Liquid closed out the map 16-10, winning the series 2-0 and advancing to the grand final.
|SK||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Marcelo 'coldzera' Davidcoldzera||44 - 37||+7||91.7||1.24|
|Gabriel 'FalleN' ToledoFalleN||35 - 34||+1||71.6||1.04|
|João 'felps' Vasconcellosfelps||37 - 39||-2||76.4||1.03|
|Fernando 'fer' Alvarengafer||24 - 33||-9||59.5||0.86|
|Epitacio 'TACO' de MeloTACO||29 - 44||-15||58.1||0.72|