BIG have eliminated NTC after defeating the Brazilians 2-1 at ESL One Belo Horizonte (9-16 on Train, 16-12 on Overpass, and 16-4 on Dust2).
BIG and Não Tem Como faced off in the Group B elimination match at ESL One Belo Horizonte which kicked off on Train. Vito "kNgV-" Giuseppe opened it up with a 1vs3 clutch in the pistol round, giving the T-sided Não Tem Como a 1-0 lead.
After the Brazilian side won the anti-eco rounds to extend their lead to 3-0, BIG responded by taking the first weapon round. The Germans secured three more rounds to go ahead (4-3). Fatih "gob b" Dayik & company led 8-7 at halftime.
Não Tem Como grabbed the second half pistol round victory but BIG hit back in the second round to take back the lead (9-8). However, this was the only round BIG won in the second half as Não Tem Como won eight rounds in a row to close out the map 16-9. The penultimate round was crucial as Bruno "bit" Lima and kNgV- clutched a 2vs5 with AWPs.
BIG started Overpass on the T-side and lost the first round as time ran out. Marcelo "chelo" Cespedes won a 2vs2 post plant with his double kill in the second round, making it 2-0. After Não Tem Como's initial 4-0 lead, BIG won five rounds to go ahead. Não Tem Como dominated the rest of the half, winning it 10-5.
gob b's triple kill in a post plant in the second half pistol round gave the CT-sided Germans their sixth round (10-6). BIG were able to tie the game at 10-10 but couldn't go in front as chelo and bit clutched a 2vs4. BIG then came back from 12-10 and won the map 16-12.
The last and deciding map was Dust2. Owen "smooya" Butterfield got a triple kill in the pistol round to win it for BIG but Não Tem Como, who were on the T-side, retaliated by securing the second round. The score was 4-2 in favor of the Germans when Tizian "tiziaN" Feldbusch got a quad kill and reset Não Tem Como's economy. The Brazilians couldn’t recover and BIG led 12-3 at halftime.
Johannes "tabseN" Wodarz, gob b, and smooya won a 3vs5 in the second half pistol round, making it 13-3. The German squad closed out the map 16-4, winning the series 2-1 and staying alive at ESL One Belo Horizonte.
|BIG||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Owen 'smooya' Butterfieldsmooya||63 - 44||+19||92.2||1.42|
|Johannes 'tabseN' WodarztabseN||66 - 45||+21||89.4||1.31|
|Johannes 'nex' Magetnex||55 - 43||+12||83.8||1.28|
|Fatih 'gob b' Dayikgob b||43 - 47||-4||72.4||0.98|
|Tizian 'tiziaN' FeldbuschtiziaN||43 - 46||-3||65.0||0.94|