FaZe to ECS playoffs over G2
FaZe have secured their place at the ECS Season 5 Finals playoffs after defeating G2 2-0 in the Group B decider match (16-9 on Inferno and 16-10 on Mirage).
The best-of-three Group B decider game between FaZe and G2 kicked off on Inferno where the CT-sided French team won the pistol round. FaZe won the following round by bomb detonation despite Kenny "kennyS" Schrub's ace (1-1).
Nikola "NiKo" Kovač's team were leading 3-1 when kennyS showed up once again, this time winning the round with a triple kill (3-2). However, FaZe picked up six of the following seven rounds to lead 9-3. kennyS got a quad kill in a 2vs4 in the 14th round as his team trailed 9-5. FaZe won the first half 10-5 after Jorgen "cromen" Robertsen's opening kill brought them the last round victory.
Over on the T-side G2 secured the first four rounds to come within one round of FaZe (10-9). Kévin "Ex6TenZ" Droolans & co. were unable to tie up the game as FaZe won six rounds in a row to close out the map 16-9.
On Mirage, G2 started on the T-side and won the first three rounds. Finn "karrigan" Andersen got triple kills in two consecutive rounds to give FaZe two rounds but G2 didn't let them tie up the game, winning the sixth round and leading 4-2. FaZe responded by winning seven rounds in a row and managed to win the half 10-5.
FaZe continued their dominance on the T-side to pick up the pistol round victory. Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács & co. won four more rounds to acquire ten match and series points (15-5). They closed out the game 16-10 and advanced to the playoffs at ECS Season 5 Finals.
|FaZe||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Håvard 'rain' Nygaardrain||51 - 31||+20||96.0||1.43|
|Finn 'karrigan' Andersenkarrigan||39 - 33||+6||82.7||1.30|
|Ladislav 'GuardiaN' KovácsGuardiaN||35 - 32||+3||74.9||1.20|
|Jorgen 'cromen' Robertsencromen||37 - 29||+8||66.9||1.12|
|Nikola 'NiKo' KovačNiKo||34 - 35||-1||86.8||1.10|