INTZ beat Sharks in Americas Minor playoffs

INTZ are one win away from the StarLadder Major after beating Sharks 2-0 in the first upper bracket round of the Americas Minor.

INTZ got off to a blazing fast start on Mirage, their own map pick, taking a 4-0 lead without too much effort. Sharks' response attempts were swiftly traded back by INTZ, who relied on the fragging prowess of star player Vito "⁠kNgV-⁠" Giuseppe to overturn a 2v5 situation in the eighth round. Things were starting to look ominous for Sharks, but they picked themselves up towards the end of the half and brought the deficit to a solitary round.

Sharks showed once again the pistol round issues that had plagued them on the first day of the tournament, with INTZ riding that momentum to a 12-7 lead. Sharks then ran riot and cut the gap to just two rounds after enjoying a period of dominance, but a comeback was not on the cards. kNgV- came to his team's rescue once again with a quad-kill, with the finishing blow coming shortly afterward in a 1v2 Lucas "⁠DeStiNy⁠" Bullo clutch.

kNgV- dropped 60 frags to send Sharks to the lower bracket

A quad-kill by Marcelo "⁠chelo⁠" Cespedes in the first pistol round of Nuke set INTZ up for another flying start. They gave Sharks' players very little room to work with and cruised to an 8-2 lead before the Terrorists rallied back to make it a competitive 5-10 half.

INTZ came out the livelier of the two sides yet again and further added to their lead after taking the pistol round and the following anti-eco. Sharks then tightened up their defense and went on a massive run, restoring parity at 12-12. INTZ were unimpressed, though, and brought that streak to an end in an eco round following three kills from Alexandre "⁠xand⁠" Zizi.

That one round ended up turning the tide back in INTZ's favour. The Terrorists kept the pace high for the remainder of the half and fended off a late comeback attempt from Sharks, with chelo securing the map for his team with a massive 1v4 clutch.

Matchpage
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19th July 2019
16
Mirage
12
16
Nuke
13
 INTZ K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
60 - 31 +29 94.0 1.52
52 - 37 +15 100.7 1.46
40 - 32 +8 79.6 1.17
25 - 35 -10 56.8 0.93
25 - 36 -11 54.7 0.86
 Sharks K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
43 - 35 +8 80.5 1.14
39 - 38 +1 66.9 0.91
35 - 43 -8 67.3 0.87
27 - 45 -18 66.0 0.75
26 - 41 -15 53.6 0.72
Brazil Alexandre 'xand' Zizi
Alexandre 'xand' Zizi
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
362
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.68
Brazil Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedes
Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedes
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
482
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
Brazil Vito 'kNgV-' Giuseppe
Vito 'kNgV-' Giuseppe
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
459
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.64
Brazil Lucas 'DeStiNy' Bullo
Lucas 'DeStiNy' Bullo
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
640
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.70
EZ FOR KNG!!! Best brazilian player for sure, he will kill NRG next match!
2019-07-19 15:19
6 replies
#7
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Poland Unluko
LETS GO KNG
2019-07-19 15:20
#11
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Finland Vkims
Proove it or ....
2019-07-19 15:21
kNgV- GOD Best Brazillian Player
2019-07-19 15:34
2 replies
#21
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Brazil Fauchard
Toxic kngv
2019-07-19 15:55
1 reply
#26
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Argentina MrRioKai
+1
2019-07-19 16:29
Literally!
2019-07-19 18:07
#2
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Portugal VER71GO
EZ for Coldzera
2019-07-19 15:19
kng best
2019-07-19 15:19
lul
2019-07-19 15:19
MIBR kNg MIBR exit
2019-07-19 15:19
1 reply
#16
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Portugal faizk
+1
2019-07-19 15:24
kng beast
2019-07-19 15:20
respect the king please! kNgV- top 1 ez
2019-07-19 15:20
CARALHOOO
2019-07-19 15:20
kNg carry
2019-07-19 15:21
NRG is gonna stomp a mud hole in their culos...CACA team
2019-07-19 15:21
3 replies
#27
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Argentina MrRioKai
Good englando
2019-07-19 16:30
1 reply
Hahahaha lmao +1
2019-07-19 20:03
In their cus* Culos is hispanic languages.
2019-07-19 16:37
Kng god
2019-07-19 15:21
what a player is KNG.
2019-07-19 15:22
Kng THE MAN THAT CAN SAVE BRAZILIAN COUNTER STRIKE
2019-07-19 15:22
1 reply
No doubts
2019-07-19 17:18
#17
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Sweden changrai
KNG best guy
2019-07-19 15:29
#20
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Finland JOP3
Kngv was so emotional in last map. Screaming - > Playing - > Screaming - > Playing - > Screaming - > Playing - > Winning - > More Screaming.
2019-07-19 15:53
1 reply
#24
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Brazil nakTriceps
It was his better chance to appear again in a great tournament after all that bad stuff. Now, INTZ at least will play the Major Play-in, what is incredible for them.
2019-07-19 16:12
#22
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Iceland caverat
Wow kng nice
2019-07-19 15:57
Sharks threw that last round so hard
2019-07-19 16:08
#29
arT | 
Brazil logzera
kng god.
2019-07-19 16:34
Kng the best
2019-07-19 16:35
#32
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Brazil lucaix
Kng is awesome dude!!
2019-07-19 16:56
Kngv- BR TOP1
2019-07-19 17:15
#37
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Brazil vinett_
King Vito should had joined mibr like a years ago... Fucking noah
2019-07-19 18:55
boa mozão
2019-07-19 19:11
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