The best-of-three game featured fnatic and HellRaisers who both had 2-2 records going into the match. Mirage kicked off with the T-sided HellRaisers taking the pistol as Özgür "woxic" Eker grabbed a quad kill.
fnatic couldn't get on the scoreboard until the sixth round, and even then, they got reset as they lost the following round (6-1). HellRaisers extended their lead to 9-1 but fnatic managed to partially claw back and finished the half 11-4 behind.
Even though the Swedish side kicked off the second half with the pistol victory, HellRaisers responded with four rounds in a row (14-5). Jesper "JW" Wecksell's team then went on a seven round streak that got them to the 12 rounds but they couldn't prevent HellRaisers from earning three match points (15-12).
fnatic clutched a 2vs3 in the 28th round and also picked up the last two rounds to take the game to overtime. The Swedes completed the comeback and won the map 19-17 as woxic and Issa "ISSAA" Murad couldn't make their presence felt towards the end.
fnatic secured the pistol round on Dust2 where they started on the CT-side. HellRaisers hit back with a 3vs4 victory in the first weapon round and followed it up with five more rounds to lead 6-3. JW found his groove after the ninth round, picking up eleven kills in six rounds as fnatic finished the half with an 8-7 lead.
The decider was Cache which kicked off with HellRaisers on the CT-side. Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow’s team secured the first five rounds during which fnatic players only got five kills combined. JW found an opening kill in the sixth round but ISSAA responded with a triple, making it 6-0.
After losing the first nine rounds, fnatic got their first with pistols but HellRaisers, unfazed, closed out the half 13-2 as ISSAA got 20 kills and only died five times. ISSAA got a quad kill in the second pistol as HellRaisers clutched a 2vs4. They went on to win the map 16-2, and the series 2-1 to secure their place in the New Champions Stage and eliminate fnatic.
|fnatic||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Freddy 'KRIMZ' JohanssonKRIMZ||54 - 64||-10||80.0||0.99|
|Jesper 'JW' WecksellJW||54 - 60||-6||75.6||0.94|
|Richard 'Xizt' LandströmXizt||40 - 58||-18||66.4||0.88|
|Robin 'flusha' Rönnquistflusha||41 - 60||-19||72.6||0.86|
|William 'draken' Sundindraken||51 - 60||-9||61.7||0.85|
|HellRaisers||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Issa 'ISSAA' MuradISSAA||79 - 48||+31||99.1||1.48|
|Vladyslav 'bondik' Nechyporchukbondik||67 - 46||+21||92.7||1.34|
|Özgür 'woxic' Ekerwoxic||59 - 49||+10||85.8||1.21|
|Kirill 'ANGE1' KarasiowANGE1||53 - 50||+3||79.8||1.16|
|Bence 'DeadFox' BöröczDeadFox||44 - 47||-3||54.9||0.89|