Liquid beat FaZe; ENCE outplay NiP
The round three game between Liquid and FaZe took place on Cache where the T-sided North American squad picked up the pistol round victory thanks to Jake "Stewie2K" Yip's triple kill. Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski and Keith "NAF" Markovic's contributions in the second and third rounds made it 3-0 before FaZe responded in the fourth round.
EliGE prevented FaZe from starting a streak after he got two entry kills in the fifth round. Liquid extended their lead to 5-1 by securing a 3vs5 victory. FaZe had a 5vs2 advantage in the tenth round but Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken picked up the ace and the 1vs3 clutch to win the round (9-1).
To add insult to injury, Liquid won two consecutive 3vs5s as they increased the gap to double digits (11-1). FaZe managed to secure the final three rounds in the first half as Nikola "NiKo" Kovač and Håvard "rain" Nygaard made their presence felt.
|Liquid||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Russel 'Twistzz' Van DulkenTwistzz||20 - 11||+9||87.1||1.54|
|Jonathan 'EliGE' JablonowskiEliGE||19 - 15||+4||91.4||1.30|
|Jake 'Stewie2K' YipStewie2K||18 - 15||+3||81.5||1.23|
|Nick 'nitr0' Cannellanitr0||17 - 12||+5||62.3||1.14|
|Keith 'NAF' MarkovicNAF||16 - 15||+1||76.6||1.09|
|FaZe||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Håvard 'rain' Nygaardrain||17 - 19||-2||88.3||1.03|
|Ladislav 'GuardiaN' KovácsGuardiaN||15 - 15||0||59.6||0.88|
|Nikola 'NiKo' KovačNiKo||14 - 19||-5||71.2||0.83|
|Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjerolofmeister||11 - 18||-7||59.5||0.70|
|Dauren 'AdreN' KystaubayevAdreN||11 - 20||-9||53.9||0.63|
NiP took on ENCE in one of the other matches. The Finnish team kicked off Nuke on the T-side and won the first round as Aleksi "allu" Jalli got two kills. Sami "xseveN" Laasanen and allu both got double kills to win a 3vs5 in the fourth round, making it 4-0.
Fredrik "REZ" Sterner got his team on the scoreboard in the 11th round as he got three kills with the CZ-75 and NiP secured two of the following three rounds to trail 11-3. ENCE picked up the last round in the first half, leading 12-3 at halftime.
The Swedes got to six rounds after winning the first three in the second half but couldn't make it four in a row as allu grabbed an AUG quad-kill in a 2vs4 to win the 19th round. ENCE closed out the game with a 16-7 score to pick up their second win in São Paulo.
|ENCE||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Jani 'Aerial' JussilaAerial||23 - 14||+9||106.1||1.52|
|Jere 'sergej' Salosergej||22 - 16||+6||100.7||1.40|
|Aleksi 'allu' Jalliallu||18 - 12||+6||73.6||1.33|
|Aleksi 'Aleksib' VirolainenAleksib||16 - 15||+1||79.0||1.14|
|Sami 'xseveN' LaasanenxseveN||11 - 16||-5||61.8||0.83|
|NiP||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Patrik 'f0rest' Lindbergf0rest||20 - 18||+2||107.0||1.24|
|Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' AlesundGeT_RiGhT||15 - 17||-2||86.8||1.05|
|Fredrik 'REZ' SternerREZ||17 - 18||-1||69.0||0.92|
|Jonas 'Lekr0' OlofssonLekr0||14 - 19||-5||70.7||0.76|
|William 'draken' Sundindraken||7 - 18||-11||38.4||0.55|