NRG, GODSENT eliminate HR, TyLoo in Kiev
NRG and GODSENT managed to stay alive at StarSeries i-League Season 5 after knocking out HellRaisers and TyLoo, respectively.
The North American side started on the T-side and got two entry kills in the pistol round but Issa "ISSAA" Murad stepped up with a triple kill to win it for HellRaisers. After ecoing in the second round, [nrg] bought guns in the third and won it thanks to Jacob "FugLy" Medina's two opening kills, trailing 2-1.
NRG went on an incredible round streak, winning nine in a row without losing many players in most of the rounds. HellRaisers were able to pick up their third round to stop the streak but NRG secured the last three rounds of the half to finish it 12-3 ahead. Vincent "Brehze" Cayonte's quad kill in the second half pistol round was the final nail in the coffin as NRG resisted HellRaisers' force buys and won Overpass 16-3.
Inferno opened up with NRG's pistol round victory on the CT-side. They made it 4-0 after picking up the first gun round and extended their lead to 6-0 before HellRaisers could respond. Özgür "woxic" Eker & co. secured five rounds in a row and cut the deficit to only one round (6-5). However, NRG ran away with it and won the half 10-5.
HellRaisers came within one round of NRG once more as they picked up the first four rounds in the second half (10-9). NRG didn't let HellRaisers tie up the game and extended their lead to 14-10. The North Americans acquired four match points with a 2vs4 victory and closed out the map with 16-13 scoreline. They won the series 2-0, improved their record to 2-2, and eliminated HellRaisers from StarSeries i-League Season 5.
|NRG||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Ethan 'Ethan' ArnoldEthan||43 - 25||+18||104.1||1.57|
|Jacob 'FugLy' MedinaFugLy||45 - 23||+22||86.8||1.44|
|Tsvetelin 'CeRq' DimitrovCeRq||37 - 22||+15||77.4||1.41|
|Vincent 'Brehze' CayonteBrehze||29 - 24||+5||67.5||1.14|
|Damian 'daps' Steeledaps||28 - 30||-2||59.2||1.12|
|HellRaisers||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Issa 'ISSAA' MuradISSAA||32 - 33||-1||70.3||0.94|
|Vladyslav 'bondik' Nechyporchukbondik||26 - 37||-11||64.6||0.81|
|Kirill 'ANGE1' KarasiowANGE1||22 - 39||-17||63.4||0.71|
|Bence 'DeadFox' BöröczDeadFox||21 - 35||-14||57.0||0.69|
|Özgür 'woxic' Ekerwoxic||23 - 38||-15||49.2||0.68|
The other elimination game was between TYLOO and GODSENT. The Chinese started Mirage on the CT-side, winning eleven of the first thirteen rounds. GODSENT picked up the last two rounds of the half and trailed 11-4 at halftime.
The Swedes had a positive start to the second half, grabbing the pistol round victory with a bomb defuse. They trailed 12-9 and 14-12 at different points of the match but TYLOO managed to close it out 16-12.
GODSENT's reaction was brutal on Overpass as they won the first seven rounds. Yue "AE" Yu got a triple kill in a 2vs3 situation to give TYLOO their first round but GODSENT were unfazed and went on to win the half 13-2. Ludvig "Brollan" Brolin's team didn't drag it out in the second half and won the map 16-2.
The beatdown continued on Inferno where the T-sided GODSENT had a 13-2 lead in the first half. The Swedes made it 14-2 after winning the second half pistol round and went on to win the game 16-7 and the series 2-1, eliminating TYLOO and improving their record to 2-2.
|TYLOO||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|HaoWen 'somebody' Xusomebody||42 - 55||-13||75.5||0.92|
|Hansel 'BnTeT' FerdinandBnTeT||46 - 57||-11||77.4||0.91|
|Yue 'AE' YuAE||47 - 56||-9||75.6||0.90|
|Hui 'DD' WuDD||38 - 54||-16||68.1||0.79|
|Kevin 'xccurate' Susantoxccurate||33 - 52||-19||53.3||0.67|
|GODSENT||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Ludvig 'Brollan' BrolinBrollan||59 - 40||+19||88.0||1.40|
|Simon 'twist' Eliassontwist||60 - 37||+23||87.5||1.37|
|Hampus 'hampus' Poserhampus||58 - 37||+21||83.2||1.33|
|Joakim 'disco doplan' Gidetundisco doplan||53 - 42||+11||85.6||1.21|
|Fredrik 'freddieb' Buöfreddieb||44 - 50||-6||77.2||1.07|