Luminosity edge out G2; through to playoffs in Valencia

Striker
July 13th, 2018 21:27

Luminosity round out the semi-finalists at DreamHack Open Valencia after defeating G2 2-1 (Dust2 16-14, Mirage 8-16, Inferno 16-11) in Group B's deciding match.

The match for the last spot in DreamHack Open Valencia playoffs began on Dust2, where G2 won the pistol round as Terrorists but couldn't pierce through the forcebuy, starting off with a 1-3 deficit.

They then got reset as Luminosity added another two rounds on the board before the French-Belgian side started to string rounds together on the back of two triples and a 1v1 clutch from Richard "shox" Papillon, which inspired G2 to pick up seven out of the remaining eight rounds for a 9-6 lead.

NEKIZ led the way to victory

The Brazilian squad quickly evened things out and retook the lead after clutches from Gabriel "NEKIZ" Schenato and Lucas "steel" Lopes. G2 fought back with two, but a lost anti-eco round saw them concede three rounds in a row, as Luminosity reached their 14th.

Kévin "Ex6TenZ" Droolans & co. still brought it back to even ground at 14-14, but Gustavo "yeL" Knittel's squad responded with two B splits to finish off the opener in regulation and clinch the 1-0 lead in the series.

Starting with a 5-0 lead as Terrorists on Mirage, Luminosity looked to secure a sizable half, but G2 had other ideas as Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeauxand shox took over the following few gunrounds to start a streak of their own. It was only stopped at 7-6 with an A attack by the Brazilians, but G2 were quickly back on the horse with the last two rounds going their way.

G2 are eliminated from DreamHack Open Valencia

Despite losing the following pistol round, shox continued his rampage with a double in the following force and two more down the line as G2 dominate on the offense. Luminosity could only win one round, courtesy of Henrique "HEN1" Teles's quad-kill, as the Frenchmen equalized the series at 16-8.

Inferno was left to decide it all and it was G2 to start off well as Terrorists, going up 5-1, losing to a full eco round in the process. Luminosity started clawing back on the back of opening kills from yeL and a couple of actions from Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles, who mounted two retakes on A.

shox and Alexandre "bodyy" Pianaro then combined to pull off a halfbuy win with a full-force explosion on B, leaving Luminosity with low economy in the last two rounds, as G2 clinched a 9-6 half yet again.

However, much like on Dust2, the Brazilians quickly equalized the scoreline and soon claimed their first lead in the match at 11-10 after resetting their opponents after the first two gunrounds. Another reset scenario forced G2 into a shoddy buy twice in a row, and Luminosity went on a five-round streak to finish the match at 16-11, 2-1.

Matchpage
2
1
13th July 2018
France
16
Dust2
14
8
Mirage
16
16
Inferno
11
 Luminosity K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Gabriel 'NEKIZ' SchenatoNEKIZ 65 - 58 +7 85.5 1.21
Brazil Lucas 'LUCAS1' TelesLUCAS1 59 - 57 +2 75.0 1.05
Brazil Henrique 'HEN1' TelesHEN1 52 - 52 0 65.8 1.00
Brazil Gustavo 'yeL' KnittelyeL 44 - 52 -8 65.3 0.91
Brazil Lucas 'steel' Lopessteel 43 - 61 -18 63.3 0.84
 G2 K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
France Richard 'shox' Papillonshox 67 - 47 +20 96.1 1.41
Belgium Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' DroolansEx6TenZ 57 - 56 +1 80.2 1.12
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianarobodyy 52 - 48 +4 72.0 1.09
France Edouard 'SmithZz' DubourdeauxSmithZz 56 - 56 0 69.7 1.04
France Kenny 'kennyS' SchrubkennyS 47 - 56 -9 57.7 0.84
Brazil Gustavo 'yeL' Knittel
Gustavo 'yeL' Knittel
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
430
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.11
France Edouard 'SmithZz' Dubourdeaux
Edouard 'SmithZz' Dubourdeaux
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1084
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Brazil Henrique 'HEN1' Teles
Henrique 'HEN1' Teles
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
549
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.58
APR:
0.12
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianaro
Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianaro
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
619
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Brazil Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
546
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.16
Brazil Lucas 'steel' Lopes
Lucas 'steel' Lopes
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
718
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
France Richard 'shox' Papillon
Richard 'shox' Papillon
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
1270
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Brazil Gabriel 'NEKIZ' Schenato
Gabriel 'NEKIZ' Schenato
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
348
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.13
Belgium Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' Droolans
Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' Droolans
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
1212
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.16
ez ps.: G2, don't pick interno again
2018-07-13 21:28
#82
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Belgium KevinGatesYo 
They picked Dust2 🤔
2018-07-13 21:43
yeah, i'm wrong. ty man (but they need to stop to pick inferno too)
2018-07-13 23:12
#143
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Denmark EggplantxD 
Inferno was left out though?
2018-07-14 00:00
#170
XeqtR | 
Brazil taNz1 
they could ban
2018-07-14 02:06
#217
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#218
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:26
nice
2018-07-13 21:28
BRAZILIAN SCENE ! RISING FROM THE ASHES !
2018-07-14 00:35
#5
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Brazil verybaitguy1 
EZ
2018-07-13 21:28
#223
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United Kingdom NothingBasim 
+1
2018-07-15 12:28
#224
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United Kingdom Trapps 
+1
2018-07-15 12:29
Kenny overrated
2018-07-13 21:28
1 game bad=overrated OMEGALUL
2018-07-13 23:33
#144
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Denmark EggplantxD 
He used to be so much better though :(
2018-07-14 00:01
he had one bad turni. you do know everything is riding off him being a god and that is alot of pressure. just give the lineup some time
2018-07-14 00:10
#176
SPUNJ | 
Australia nazzle 
kenny is the awping man
2018-07-14 03:15
no....really? thought he was igl
2018-07-14 03:18
They don’t teach English in Australia, too different from australian
2018-07-14 15:28
#216
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
Well played LG,the twins are back
2018-07-13 21:28
#44
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Denmark Twikzera 
Which twins??
2018-07-13 21:32
Lucas and hen
2018-07-13 21:34
#57
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Denmark Twikzera 
You learn something new everyday. Thanks
2018-07-13 21:35
#88
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India bozzmob 
Ha ha :D
2018-07-13 21:46
#151
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Brazil LukkasYuki 
You really didnt know that?
2018-07-14 00:13
LUCAS and HEN1
2018-07-13 21:34
#65
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Denmark Twikzera 
#57
2018-07-13 21:38
LUCAS1 & HEN1
2018-07-13 21:36
#66
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Denmark Twikzera 
#65
2018-07-13 21:39
#215
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#61
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Brazil LUIXTR0NDA 
The cheater brothers
2018-07-13 21:37
#67
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Denmark Twikzera 
#33
2018-07-13 21:39
#64
trk | 
Brazil 643 
steel and yel
2018-07-13 21:38
#68
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Denmark Twikzera 
#67
2018-07-13 21:39
#73
trk | 
Brazil 643 
he's trolling you
2018-07-13 21:41
#83
 | 
Denmark Twikzera 
I know, I'm just playing along
2018-07-13 21:43
Lucas and Henrique
2018-07-13 21:42
#79
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Denmark Twikzera 
#68
2018-07-13 21:43
#225
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Canada winterr 
sad
2018-07-15 12:29
JoelZ and HUNDEN
2018-07-13 21:42
#81
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Denmark Twikzera 
Nt prokda :/
2018-07-13 21:43
#136
 | 
Brazil baldok1 
Nekiz and S1mple
2018-07-13 23:05
XD
2018-07-13 23:33
aspx and skoolage
2018-07-14 04:04
#219
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:26
#9
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Brazil verybaitguy1 
expected
2018-07-13 21:28
#214
 | 
Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#10
 | 
Guatemala kaanmert 
free shoxie
2018-07-13 21:28
#11
 | 
Brazil xMoita 
TiltedS
2018-07-13 21:28
Nekiz PogChamp
2018-07-13 21:28
#13
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Czech Republic fake_prodka 
SUPER TEAM OMEGALUL
2018-07-13 21:29
they should never called it superteam became a fucking meme
2018-07-13 21:30
#109
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France Deeuh 
Wasnt the previous roster with apex and nbk called superteam?
2018-07-13 22:00
#146
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Czech Republic fabZeef 
nt prokda
2018-07-14 00:02
#178
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Brunei SilverDogz 
YO LES NOOBS
2018-07-14 03:29
Disband pls, it's shame
2018-07-13 21:29
Kinky
2018-07-13 21:29
#220
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:26
#18
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Sweden pontus767 
noobs
2018-07-13 21:29
#19
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Brazil Charizaldo 
too ez again
2018-07-13 21:29
HAHAAHH FCK G2
2018-07-13 21:29
#22
fnx | 
Brazil sl1ceman 
Ez for top team brazillian
2018-07-13 21:29
#213
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
how to fix americas minor -swole patrol +luminiosity
2018-07-13 21:29
Isn't it over already? XD
2018-07-13 21:31
yes
2018-07-13 21:31
But I agree, would have been fun to see LG in a major, especially if they consider to pick up boltz when the Tarik move happens
2018-07-13 21:32
luminiosity deserved that spot, swole patrol placed 7-8th and luminiosity would have done better for sure
2018-07-13 21:40
Probably... Still extremely disappointed by NRGs performance
2018-07-13 21:42
True, NRG rank #9 and still no stickers
2018-07-13 21:45
I wonder if I'll get GeT_RiGhT in gold soon... Hope so xD
2018-07-13 21:46
The struggle is real, no stickers in over 2 years FeelsBadMan. NiP stickers would have been cool with the eleague major
2018-07-13 21:48
I even feel like the organizers try to make it easier for NiP to qualify, for example changing the closed qualifier to swiss bo3, or extending the major with the new challenger stage, but NiP still didn't made it. I have a good feeling this time, but they shouldn't underestimate any of their opponents, especially ENCE...
2018-07-13 21:51
ENCE destroyed NiP in Cologne. Also NiP has too much fire power. Now that they have got some time i think the will be pretty good.
2018-07-14 07:10
#221
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:26
#212
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
Also swole patrol had an easier closed qual playing against bravado and The Entrioopers while luminiosity play against nrg and dignitas
2018-07-13 21:46
but dignitas are kinda bad u know
2018-07-13 21:55
#148
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Brazil Raphzzz 
well, not now. this dignitas team is 5x better than the last one. it still bad, but you know, they are ''less bad'' now.
2018-07-14 00:04
#211
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
But then we wont have Swole Patrol stickers
2018-07-13 21:51
#24
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Brazil digozamaral 
Oof
2018-07-13 21:29
#25
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Brazil beckergod 
kenny tilt was so funny hahahahahahaha, the twins and nekiz looking so strong
2018-07-13 21:29
#26
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Europe R2D2s 
yo les noobs LUL hahah
2018-07-13 21:30
#27
TACO | 
Brazil vitinho0 
EZ FOR MA BOYZ
2018-07-13 21:30
#28
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Brazil andrerevoredo 
ez for the best brazilian team
2018-07-13 21:30
#222
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:26
This tournament was like must win for G2, sad to see that kenny couldn't come up with his usual strength :/
2018-07-13 21:30
#157
apEX | 
Germany Axpie 
That‘s the problem of this roaster If kenny can‘t deliver than the lose easily And if he makes a lot of frags like against big (41 frags) than they still lose because the rest is unable to do something I think that their teamplay is currently way to bad to win any tournament and I think that the will lose their legend spot as well
2018-07-14 01:00
-kennyS +ScreaM Bring back old envy Happy Kio Apex Kenny Nbk
2018-07-14 08:31
#210
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#31
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Russia Tgratszz 
Sad for Kenny
2018-07-13 21:30
Normally he is like 10 frags ahead of his teammates, today he sucked...
2018-07-13 21:42
#228
shox | 
France dpRsCSGO 
everyone has a bad day
2018-07-15 13:06
NBK was the problem, suck it now haters woooo xDDDDDDD
2018-07-13 21:30
+1 Bring back NBK and Apex Kick le noob Smithz and Botty. With more reliable firepower Ex6 can lead this team to victory.
2018-07-14 01:18
hahaha shox legend
2018-07-13 21:30
#125
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India mohit1999 
Indeed he was watch the whole match
2018-07-13 22:18
he wanted to play with smithzz, thats what u get
2018-07-14 10:08
#209
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#34
s1mple | 
Iceland cy_ro 
lul g2 disband
2018-07-13 21:30
They need time, they will be back
2018-07-13 21:30
#100
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World UltraHaxor 
Exactly, Kenny was in his offday
2018-07-13 21:56
#36
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Switzerland k0braCH 
NBK & APEX were the problems LOLOLOLOLOLOLLLLLLOOOOOLLLLLLOLLOLOLOLOLOLOOLILOLI XDXDCDCDCDCDCDXDXXDDXDXDXD
2018-07-13 21:30
LET'S GO LUMINOSITY!
2018-07-13 21:31
To me G2 feels just like Optic. The player potential for top 5, but dropping out of tier 5 tournies... 😵😵😵
2018-07-13 21:31
#92
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Italy Div-\ 
Player potential...with ex6 and smithz? Are you sure?
2018-07-13 21:49
smithzz plays pretty decent tbh ex6 also started to play nice
2018-07-13 21:56
Ex6 plays better than bodyy and smithzz is a support player so bodyy needs to go and +ScreaM
2018-07-13 21:57
With ex6 leading this team won't achieve a thing
2018-07-13 22:50
LUL
2018-07-13 21:31
#208
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#43
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Brazil HueyNewton 
LG thats what i'm talkin about, lets go
2018-07-13 21:31
:((( So much sadness
2018-07-13 21:32
kenny why :c
2018-07-13 21:32
#48
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Brazil Mrsullivan0 
Easy for the best BR team
2018-07-13 21:32
#49
FalleN | 
Brazil Corega 
Shox thinks "lmao gonna get my friends and win everything", kicks apex for Smithzz and gets fucked by LG Expected
2018-07-13 21:32
#197
kennyS | 
Finland vehnj 
Apex for smithzz top trade
2018-07-14 10:27
eZ
2018-07-13 21:32
LG tier 1 now lul
2018-07-13 21:33
Keep calm.
2018-07-13 21:34
No, but they're probably top1 BR team right now because MIBR sucks.
2018-07-13 21:35
I agree, hope they reach a major someday
2018-07-13 21:37
#163
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Brazil BocaCabreiro 
- yeL + boltzz Major confirmed
2018-07-14 01:21
#207
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
French CS went downhill so fast... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wanna buy the best apples in HLTV? call me NOW: 011-1337-APPLE and get an 80% discount on your first 5 kilos!
2018-07-13 21:34
#85
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Brazil andrerevoredo 
when will you stop with this apple thing ? it isn't funny
2018-07-13 21:45
It's not the intention
2018-07-14 01:42
Yes it is
2018-07-14 07:40
immortals are back fnx FeelsBadMan
2018-07-13 21:36
#63
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Brazil ItsAvenn 
easy ... lol if u think g2 win u idiot
2018-07-13 21:38
#70
coldzera | 
Turkey SadoG 
Yo les noobs
2018-07-13 21:41
#71
trk | 
Brazil 643 
ex-immortals always had good times against g2; g2 always had good times against ex-sk; ex-sk always had good times against ex-immortals. C'est le Counter-Strike
2018-07-13 21:41
#172
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Brazil Allistar 
+1
2018-07-14 02:22
#72
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Portugal Isaacovsky 
C'mon G2 kick KennyS. +Happy
2018-07-13 21:41
Disband this french garbage pls.
2018-07-13 21:43
#93
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Italy Div-\ 
If either Kenny or Shox have a bad day the other 3 can't keep up on the long term (yes, Smithzz had a great map against navi we all know that, but he's more often consistently not good rather than good). This is unfortunately the truth.
2018-07-13 21:51
disagree, kenny had a bad day and smithzz and ex6 weren't that bad
2018-07-13 21:58
#152
allu | 
Indonesia KAKKIKU 
The thing is, you just can't rely on all players to show up. Mostly there will be 1 guy who isn't there but still win. Smithzz and ex6 arent bad, but we can't expect them to carry.
2018-07-14 00:14
I think the success of G2 will mostly come down to Smithzz playing consistently decent and Body being able to have superstar performances. Since Shox won't boot Smithzz I think the most likely plan of action is replacing Body with a bigger fragger after the major. ZyWoo, Kio, Apex, Scream, one of those probably. RPK is good too but he's pretty similar to Body.
2018-07-14 01:02
#96
SIXER | 
Netherlands Deji 
G2 is wack
2018-07-13 21:53
#206
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#112
kolor | 
Russia naviguy 
NEKIZ FOLLOWS ME ON INSTAGRAM BICHESSS
2018-07-13 22:03
#113
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Europe treyhard 
XD
2018-07-13 22:04
#116
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Bolivia Luchingador 
ez 4 LULminosity
2018-07-13 22:05
This title literally sounds like a Porn video. Wtf.
2018-07-13 22:05
Hahahahaha BottyS
2018-07-13 22:16
#122
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Brazil g4laxI 
Well played.
2018-07-13 22:17
#123
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Turkey Absinth3 
feelsbad for g2.. they are seems a new VP
2018-07-13 22:17
rip frog eaters
2018-07-13 22:25
#135
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Turkey Absinth3 
I disagree with you
2018-07-13 23:00
Guys remember, KennyS is not afraid of any other pro player. :D Yet he struggles so hard to get frags against this team.
2018-07-13 22:25
because hen1 is just as fast, so if he has an off day and hen1 does not completely disappears he will have a tough time
2018-07-13 22:33
#128
f0rest | 
Finland gaazer 
damn kennys
2018-07-13 22:28
#130
shox | 
France dpRsCSGO 
shox feelsbadman
2018-07-13 22:34
#205
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
#131
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Brazil vass28 
Nekiz 17 entry kills, wp
2018-07-13 22:35
#134
NBK- | 
China Gnikiv 
feelsgoodman. happy and glad to watch G2 new lineups play wonderful cs. oh shit , i forgot to bet on their opponents §"$&%(/()&((&/(&%&$?=//&%"§
2018-07-13 22:59
#141
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Brazil hugoooo 
One month after HEN1 and lucas joined, LG is already better than they were on the previous two years, they bring quality. Buyaka needed SO MUCH FUCKING TIME to realize he should make changes to the core of the team. But steel will bring the team down in my opinion. This kind of player that go -15 or -20 in EVERY SINGLE bo3, is somerhing from the past (sg@res, pronax, etc).
2018-07-13 23:49
#145
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Brazil noslenurB 
steel is doing fine for an IGL
2018-07-14 00:02
#159
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Brazil skbestteam07 
STEEL = BRAIN Yel who should improve his game
2018-07-14 01:06
Wow RIP G2
2018-07-13 23:58
#156
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Denmark white_sheep 
Yeah, the were much better with nbk and apex
2018-07-14 00:50
#147
REAL | 
Norway duffz00r 
topkek?
2018-07-14 00:03
#149
tabseN | 
Germany Ntasu 
reshuffle with Happy incoming
2018-07-14 00:07
Nice to see that Ex6 and smithzz got some frags as well but that simply isn't enough when kenny is on a bad day. And this is a loss against a much inferior team. So smithzz and ex6 cant frag well against T1-2
2018-07-14 00:25
G2 Era
2018-07-14 01:14
#204
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
Yes g2 lost but they should keep themselves in confidence and they will be good at soon
2018-07-14 01:33
Kick smithtZZ AND EX6
2018-07-14 02:09
LUL Superteam LUL. SmithZz and Ex6 are washed players since 2016.
2018-07-14 02:23
French cs= whites they need more blacks in order to win
2018-07-14 02:24
#183
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Indonesia IAMBakar 
they need some black just like their football National team
2018-07-14 04:18
#199
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Brazil Hbq 
Some? They are like 90% b*
2018-07-14 11:45
#175
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Denmark raaVz 
BOT KENNYS
2018-07-14 03:00
#179
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Denmark clutchkongen 
g2 underwhelming once again.
2018-07-14 03:57
#181
woxic | 
Turkey onuRRRR 
kick kenny ffs
2018-07-14 04:05
You mad?
2018-07-14 05:28
#182
 | 
Morocco de_cpl_mill 
Nice lg!
2018-07-14 04:18
#186
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Indonesia Klockup 
Washed up Frenchies
2018-07-14 05:56
#187
fnx | 
Portugal lovessd 
g2 , from can't pass major groupstage to can't pass the minor groupstage
2018-07-14 06:28
KennyS is back bois!
2018-07-14 06:52
KennyS should leave G2 he's ruining his career...........
2018-07-14 07:11
#191
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Brazil hugoooo 
FACT: it was JUST THE 4TH TIME on KennyS carreer, that he got negative ratings on all three maps of a bo3.
2018-07-14 07:19
Frogs got ate! Again
2018-07-14 07:44
#198
s1mple | 
Brazil netowx 
ez
2018-07-14 11:06
#200
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Spain hopolapa 
Mixwell 1- G2 0
2018-07-14 12:03
#203
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Germany Basszunkbe 
+1
2018-07-15 12:25
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