NRG move past FURIA to seal ECS playoff spot

NRG punched their ticket to the ECS Season 7 Finals playoffs with a convincing 2-0 victory over FURIA.

The North Americans were a team on a mission as they sought revenge for the defeat at DreamHack Masters Dallas in a one-sided best-of-one game. This time around, and in a best-of-three setting, they were one step ahead of their opponents all match long. Despite the tight scoreline on Train, FURIA were on the back foot for the entire game, and their Nuke pick simply did not pay off - a sign that other teams are starting to see the cracks in the Brazilians' armor.

The series began on Train, where NRG got off to a blazing start on the Terrorist side, picking up the first three rounds of the game. A 1v2 clutch by Vinicius "⁠VINI⁠" Figueiredo in the first gun round put FURIA on the scoreboard, with the 20-year-old continuing to show his mastery of the scoped rifles in the following rounds to inspire his team to take the lead.

Down 3-4, NRG picked up the pace and ran all over the FURIA defence before the Brazilians secured the final two rounds of the half to make it a competitive 9-6 scoreline.

After switching to the CT side, the North Americans hit back immediately after losing the pistol round and put together a chain of rounds, hitting map point at 15-7. FURIA finally woke up from their slumber and made a climb back into the game, but their resistance was broken in the 29th round.

NRG outclassed FURIA to take revenge for Dallas defeat

Next up was Nuke, the map where FURIA had defeated Astralis at the start of the day. The Brazilians enjoyed a promising start, taking a 3-0 lead, but they would struggle for the rest of the half. Any round they won was quickly countered with a round by NRG, who went into the break up 9-6.

Things quickly went from bad to worse for FURIA as they lost the second half pistol. Once they had money in the bank, the Brazilians strung a couple of rounds together, but NRG would not let a comeback happen and put the game to bed with a five-round streak.

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Train
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Nuke
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 FURIA K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Brazil Yuri 'yuurih' Santosyuurih 38 - 36 +2 81.4 1.10
Brazil Kaike 'KSCERATO' CeratoKSCERATO 37 - 37 0 75.6 1.02
Brazil Vinicius 'VINI' FigueiredoVINI 37 - 44 -7 80.1 0.90
Brazil Andrei 'arT' PiovezanarT 29 - 43 -14 56.5 0.71
Brazil Rinaldo 'ableJ' Moda JuniorableJ 26 - 38 -12 50.8 0.70
 NRG K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Vincent 'Brehze' CayonteBrehze 48 - 32 +16 103.6 1.38
Bulgaria Tsvetelin 'CeRq' DimitrovCeRq 43 - 31 +12 73.8 1.28
United States Ethan 'Ethan' ArnoldEthan 40 - 33 +7 85.1 1.27
United States Tarik 'tarik' Celiktarik 41 - 37 +4 78.4 1.06
Canada Damian 'daps' Steeledaps 25 - 34 -9 60.9 0.86
Brazil Vinicius 'VINI' Figueiredo
Vinicius 'VINI' Figueiredo
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
650
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
#1
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United States Comethazine
HELLO BRAZIL 4Head NA HERE 4Head WHY SO QUIET 4Head Fluke exposed! NT Flukria fans! Best BR team can't even beat 2nd best NA team kkkkkkk
2019-06-06 19:53
f5
2019-06-06 19:53
#28
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Albania 9898
Cya in 3 days
2019-06-06 19:59
#33
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Greenland xen_
irrelevant user
2019-06-06 19:59
#34
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Austria shaak!
Expected
2019-06-06 20:00
#37
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Greenland xen_
0/8
2019-06-06 20:00
And you?
2019-06-06 22:09
8 HOUR ERA 😂
2019-06-06 19:54
#27
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Europe L3G10N
2 map era
2019-06-06 19:58
#8
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India Noobdian
F5
2019-06-06 19:54
NA ONLY 1 MAJOR RESPECT BRAZIL
2019-06-06 19:54
+1 smh
2019-06-06 19:57
#29
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Albania 9898
0/8
2019-06-06 19:59
#31
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Greenland xen_
BR STILL LIVING IN 2016 LUL IT'S 2019 KKKKKKKKKKKKKK
2019-06-06 19:59
At least we had a 2016 and 17!
2019-06-06 20:16
but we living in 2019
2019-06-07 04:45
History baby! It's only for those who can. The most acclaimed!
2019-06-07 13:44
Talk about history,where br team was in 2013? Nowhere
2019-06-07 13:47
In 2013 we where winning other games! 2013 and 2014 NiP, Fnatic and VP where strong because there was just those teams, nothing more! In a scene with almost 3 teams you've got to be good at some point! Then, in 2015 Fnatic and other EU and USA teams started facing BR power house! After that they weren't the same! They went down so hard! It was even funny! Teams from USA even tried do put some ''ddos'' internet issues at Luminosity online tournaments so they can win against us! HAHAHAHA that was a nice try! Full of mimimi and excuses as always when LG started winning everything. ''Oh, we had a jetlag and they got lucky!'' - ''Oh! We tried some new stuff but didn't went our way!'' - ''Oh! It'was a fluke!'' - And this goes on and on!
2019-06-07 13:58
Sry just me or i dont remember any br team that are relevant until 2015? (Like show up on major or something relevant back then)
2019-06-07 14:04
Keep living so far in the past, that'll get you far!
2019-06-06 20:02
#45
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North America onionmesh
at least NA didnt fall off as hard
2019-06-06 20:07
#67
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Russia VelsVivard
Cause never got as high?
2019-06-07 02:02
3 top 1 rosters from Brazil Only 1 won a major Every top 1 team except NaVi, FaZe and 2 iterations of SK/MiBR have won a Major Cry is free
2019-06-07 05:16
#13
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Greenland xen_
f5
2019-06-06 19:54
50 adr top talent strikes again
2019-06-06 20:03
#46
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Poland Unluko
Nice try Furia! They are probably a better team than FaZe rn.
2019-06-06 20:07
WTF this guys is saying? NRG has been a fluke since forever. Shut up, dude. So delusional.
2019-06-06 20:16
lol NT
2019-06-06 21:34
Cry
2019-06-07 03:12
#2
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Finland CucumberFIN
gj Peanut Brain
2019-06-06 19:53
#3
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India Noobdian
Tarik god
2019-06-06 19:54
#4
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Brazil igster
gg
2019-06-06 19:53
BACK TO YOUR PLACE BRA71L NA > BR LMAO
2019-06-06 19:54
wtf, 2 majors > 1 major
2019-06-06 21:31
#62
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Brazil Pissolati
1+
2019-06-06 23:34
its been 2 years since BR ever won anything KKKKKKKK
2019-06-07 01:20
+1
2019-06-06 21:39
cerq god
2019-06-06 19:54
#11
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Brazil Outer
Nice
2019-06-06 19:54
Lucky trash NRG in BO1 so ez for furia
2019-06-06 19:54
#22
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Bulgaria No_1One
lul
2019-06-06 19:56
#30
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Indonesia Exodd
This comment is hard to read
2019-06-06 19:59
this comment aged well
2019-06-06 19:59
#14
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Kazakhstan bjornzz
nrg era starts now
2019-06-06 19:55
Poor BR
2019-06-06 19:55
Overrate ♿
2019-06-06 19:55
Astralis lost to this OMEGALUL
2019-06-06 19:55
one afternoon era lul
2019-06-06 19:56
Nt
2019-06-06 19:56
#20
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Finland Smoonah
BR lulw
2019-06-06 19:56
RIP Nuke streak
2019-06-06 19:56
If art cant stop with his ridiculous aggression, FURIA need to replace him. He is the reason they lost to ENCE and its happened again against NRG
2019-06-06 19:57
Another choke for BR smh
2019-06-06 19:58
Gg
2019-06-06 19:58
Gg, pls remove Daps and add Stanislaw, will be consistent top5 team
2019-06-06 20:00
+1
2019-06-06 20:00
#64
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Argentina MrRioKai
No thanks, he fucked up coL
2019-06-07 00:06
Did someone say Furia era? No? Am I hearing things?
2019-06-06 20:00
Furia need to play the same agressive style vs EU and NA teams
2019-06-06 20:03
#42
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Sweden Trkmag
Losing to NRG... if NiP had a competent lineup this would have been the most free semis ever
2019-06-06 20:04
Would have been solved if management was competent
2019-06-06 20:13
#51
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Ukraine TBOY(2)
If they was less gaylish
2019-06-06 20:36
#54
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Sweden Trkmag
Yes but sadly they aren’t
2019-06-06 21:10
#43
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Italy Fil0Nerd
-daps +stanislaw
2019-06-06 20:04
FURIA beat astralis and then they lose to this :D
2019-06-06 20:06
Gj
2019-06-06 20:13
Irony is soon tier 1 teams will pick nuke as their map pick against astralis
2019-06-06 20:58
Astralis Furia rematch :O
2019-06-06 20:59
#58
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Czech Republic Skeng_
NRG BREHZE PAST FURIA TO SEAL ECS PLAYOFF SPOT
2019-06-06 21:48
Furia's hype ends here, I suppose?
2019-06-06 21:57
FURIA era over Never mind never had an era and never will.
2019-06-06 22:46
#63
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United States xiquo
Hltv users are so tossic lul. good to see nrg playing how they should have been for the past 3 months.
2019-06-06 23:36
"Nuke is Furia's best map" I heard in a thread LUL. They just got lucky with ASTRALIS lmfaoo
2019-06-07 01:21
#71
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United States Fin4life
as always they choke like a brazilian transgender....adios caca team...
2019-06-07 10:13
#72
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Morocco Most!
axaxaxaxa feels so good mens, no brazilianos spamming the thread, NRG is the semis, 1st or second in every Fantasy league Im in, exams tomorrow, what more can a man wish for
2019-06-07 10:16
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