Vitality through to playoffs at Charleroi Esports
Vitality kicked off their run in Belgium by beating FrostFire 16-6 on Cache while Sprout took down LDLC with a 16-4 scoreline in their opening match. Vitality and Sprout then met on Mirage in the Group A winners' match, with the Frenchmen starting on the T-side.
Denis "denis" Howell picked up a double kill as Sprout won the pistol round but Vitality hit back quickly, tying the game at 1-1 thanks to double kills by Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut and Dan "apEX" Madesclaire. The French team followed it up with five more rounds to lead 6-1.
Josef "faveN" Baumann stopped Vitality's streak with a quad kill in the eighth round as Sprout secured their second (6-2). Unfortunately for the Germans, Vitality responded with a three-round run to make it 9-2. faveN grabbed an ace in the 12th round and Sprout trailed 9-6 after taking the last three rounds in the first half.
Vitality reached double-digits after winning the second pistol round off the back of Cédric "RpK" Guipouy's double kill. Sprout weren't able to leave their mark on the T-side and Vitality went on to win the match with a 16-6 scoreline, moving on to the playoffs at Charleroi Esports.
|Vitality||K - D||+/-||ADR||Rating 2.0|
|Dan 'apEX' MadesclaireapEX||29 - 13||+16||130.4||1.89|
|Cédric 'RpK' GuipouyRpK||15 - 10||+5||70.7||1.32|
|Nathan 'NBK-' SchmittNBK-||17 - 12||+5||91.4||1.29|
|Mathieu 'ZywOo' HerbautZywOo||13 - 13||0||64.2||1.09|
|Alex 'ALEX' McMeekinALEX||12 - 13||-1||66.5||0.93|