NTC eliminate Swole Patrol in London
NTC have knocked out Swole Patrol at the Americas Minor after beating them 2-0 (16-12 on Train and 16-7 on Cache).
Swole Patrol and Não Tem Como faced off in the Group A elimination match which started on Train. The Brazilian side took the pistol round but Swole Patrol responded with three round wins of their own.
João "felps" Vasconcellos clutched a 1vs2 in the fifth round to give Não Tem Como their second round (3-2). After a back-and-forth start, NTC took charge, winning four rounds in a row to lead 9-5. Swole Patrol lost the first half 9-6 but tied the game at 9-9 by securing the first three rounds in the second half.
Swole Patrol were leading 12-10 with their good start on the T-side but NTC won six rounds in a row, finishing off the map 16-12 and taking the 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series. Swole Patrol had a good start on the CT-side on Cache, going 6-1 up at the start. felps clutched a 1vs4 in the eighth round which started a streak that would not end until the halftime break when Não Tem Como led 9-6.
The Brazilians won the second half pistol round even though Swole Patrol got the opening kill. felps' team made it 12-6 after winning an anti-eco and then shutting down the early buy of Swole Patrol in the 18th round.
Não Tem Como acquired nine map points after securing 14 rounds in a row and leading 15-6. They closed out the map with a 16-7 final scoreline and won the series 2-0. With this victory, Não Tem Como eliminated Swole Patrol and the Brazilians will take on eUnited in the Group A decider game for a spot in the playoffs.
|Swole Patrol||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Jordan 'Zellsis' MontemurroZellsis||33 - 41||-8||74.5||0.91|
|Samuel 'SileNt' PortilloSileNt||32 - 37||-5||69.8||0.90|
|Ryan 'freakazoid' Abadirfreakazoid||30 - 38||-8||73.5||0.80|
|Derrick 'LILMAN' BoyneLILMAN||29 - 39||-10||65.3||0.76|
|Austin 'Cooper-' AbadirCooper-||29 - 38||-9||49.5||0.71|