FaZe send compLexity packing in Atlanta
The best-of-three series began on Train, where the T-sided FaZe picked up the pistol round victory with a 4vs4 post-plant win. Nikola "NiKo" Kovač sealed the following round with a quad kill while Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer's entry kill in the third round made it 3-0.
Shahzeb "ShahZaM" Khan and Ricardo "Rickeh" Mulholland stepped up in the fourth round as both players got double kills to put their team on the scoreboard (3-1). FaZe responded by winning six rounds in a row, during the course of which Håvard "rain" Nygaard got ten kills (9-1).
The European side finished the first half 11-4 ahead and kicked off the second half by winning the pistol round as NiKo got two opening kills to help the defense. FaZe extended their lead to 14-4 after winning the first weapon round but Complexity won a 3vs5 in the following round to stop the streak.
Complexity slowly crept back in to the game but the potential of a comeback became apparent in the 25th round when Rory "dephh" Jackson and ShahZaM found themselves in a 2vs5 and won thanks to dephh's quad kill and 1vs1 clutch (14-11). NiKo & company remained unfazed and closed out the game with a 16-12 scoreline.
Complexity had a good start on Cache as they found two entry kills in the pistol round on the T-side. However, NiKo showed up with a quad kill to steal the round. Complexity won their first in the seventh round but got reset after losing the following one (7-1).
olofmeister made it 14-2 after picking up a quad kill in a 3vs5 in the second pistol. rain's quad kill in the following round gave FaZe 13 match points and the European side finished off the map 16-2, winning the series 2-0 and surviving at ELEAGUE CS:GO Invitational.
|FaZe||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Nikola 'NiKo' KovačNiKo||46 - 24||+22||94.4||1.48|
|Håvard 'rain' Nygaardrain||39 - 26||+13||92.8||1.45|
|Ladislav 'GuardiaN' KovácsGuardiaN||38 - 22||+16||78.2||1.29|
|Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjerolofmeister||25 - 23||+2||68.0||1.08|
|Dauren 'AdreN' KystaubayevAdreN||29 - 26||+3||73.0||1.03|