FaZe to Major semis over mouz
FaZe are through to the semi-finals at the ELEAGUE Major after beating mousesports 2-0 (19-16 on Nuke and 16-9 on Cache).
mousesports and FaZe squared off in the first quarter-final match at the ELEAGUE Major's New Champions Stage. The series kicked off on Nuke which was picked by mousesports. FaZe started on the CT-side and picked up the first three rounds. mousesports won the following two weapon rounds with Chris "chrisJ" de Jong and Robin "ropz" Kool's opening kills (3-2).
mousesports tied the game but couldn't take the lead as FaZe won a 3vs4 with Nikola "NiKo" Kovač's triple kill. ropz got two entry kills on the A-site in the following round and reset FaZe's economy (4-4). Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný's team won the next weapon round to make it 7-4 and went on to win the half 9-6.
Just like they did in the first half, FaZe won the first three rounds in the second half but lost the first weapon round as mousesports led 10-9. FaZe grabbed three more rounds to lead 12-10 but mousesports' defense tightened up and they managed to get two map points.
FaZe's map pick was Cache and Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács's team started on the T-side. Finn "karrigan" Andersen & company won the first five rounds but couldn't make it 6-0 as ropz and Miikka "suNny" Kemppi's kills put mousesports on the board (5-1). Even though FaZe responded in the next round, they couldn't start a streak as mouz got their second round (6-2).
ropz got a quad kill in the second half pistol round and another one in the following round where mousesports were in a 2vs5 situation (10-7). After losing another round, FaZe recovered in the weapon round thanks to NiKo's triple kill (11-8). FaZe closed out the map 16-9 and won the series 2-0 to advance to semi-finals at the ELEAGUE Major 2018.
|FaZe||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nikola 'NiKo' KovačNiKo||60 - 36||+24||107.1||1.52|
|Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjerolofmeister||46 - 35||+11||79.8||1.22|
|Ladislav 'GuardiaN' KovácsGuardiaN||40 - 31||+9||63.2||1.15|
|Håvard 'rain' Nygaardrain||43 - 42||+1||79.6||1.12|
|Finn 'karrigan' Andersenkarrigan||28 - 40||-12||54.0||0.79|