Liquid beat eUnited in ESL One New York opener

Liquid began their ESL One New York campaign on the right foot as they took down fellow North American side eUnited in two maps.

Liquid took the initiative on Overpass but were surprised with the reaction from eUnited, who built on the momentum gained after winning a 2v4 situation and put together a string of rounds. The game was starting to spiral out of control for Liquid but then they tightened up and gradually took the upper hand, closing out the first half with a narrow 8-7 lead.

eUnited retook the lead in the game after winning the second-half pistol, but Liquid hit their stride once they had money in the bank. The No.1 team in the world would go on to take the map without too much trouble, but they could not be satisfied with the 16-12 scoreline after once again making the sort of mistakes that had proved so costly at the StarLadder Major.

Liquid ran over eUnited on Mirage after a hard-fought Overpass game

Next up was Mirage, where Liquid gave an immaculate performance on the Terrorist side. They ran all over the eUnited defense to race to a 14-1 lead, with Keith "NAF" Markovic ending the half with a 21-4 score and an average 140 damage per round.

Now playing on the Terrorist side, eUnited still attempted a response and took control of the B site in the pistol round with a fast execute. Their efforts would be in vain, though, as Liquid quickly wrapped things up to advance to the winners' match, in which they will take on the victor of the series between ENCE and G2.

Matchpage
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0
26th September 2019
16
Overpass
12
16
Mirage
3
 Liquid K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Canada Keith 'NAF' MarkovicNAF 44 - 26 +18 102.2 1.58
United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannellanitr0 41 - 18 +23 84.2 1.55
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van DulkenTwistzz 29 - 24 +5 66.6 1.16
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' JablonowskiEliGE 32 - 29 +3 81.6 1.15
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' YipStewie2K 29 - 27 +2 65.3 1.09
 eUnited K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
United States Ryan 'freakazoid' Abadirfreakazoid 31 - 35 -4 65.8 0.87
Mexico Edgar 'MarKE' MaldonadoMarKE 29 - 35 -6 67.9 0.86
United States Austin 'Cooper-' AbadirCooper- 24 - 33 -9 60.0 0.83
United States Anthony 'vanity' Malaspinavanity 19 - 36 -17 57.7 0.63
United States Victor 'food' Wongfood 19 - 36 -17 52.0 0.63
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1143
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
NA CS LOL what a joke
2019-09-26 19:13
#12
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United States EG_REAL_TOP_1 
i never direspect brazils when they werent awful, now brazils only attack us, very sad :(
2019-09-26 19:14
#14
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Sweden Unluko 
eUnited fluker onliners zzzzzz
2019-09-26 19:15
ez for GOAT Stewie
2019-09-26 19:15
#42
s1mple | 
Germany Loxatan 
Liquid was good even before he joined. He is nothing special
2019-09-26 19:29
they were good losing every freaking final... now they're good winning every final they get
2019-09-26 19:34
+1 it's undoubtedly an upgrade
2019-09-26 19:40
#48
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United States 0othA 
Better > good
2019-09-26 20:00
#52
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Vietnam Mraatos 
Stew brought in much more than just firepower( which i don't really think he did) but his style of cs fits perfectly into Liquid's style and even though I doubt it but I'm thinking of Stew helping nitr0 with calling since he was IGL in C9 the early days
2019-09-26 20:26
#56
EliGE | 
Slovakia madu123 
Stewie is worst from Liquid. They are winning because of the Elige, Twistz,Naf,Nitro actually form!!!
2019-09-26 22:12
Those 4 players are able to make plays coz stewie entries for them to get map control or info. He is a support/entry. U can't have 5 star players in ur team, even faze doesn't.
2019-09-26 23:33
+1 stew can second igl, and brings the attitude to win also NA brothers
2019-09-27 00:20
+1111
2019-09-27 05:04
NRG > LIQUID
2019-09-26 19:15
Evil Geniuses*
2019-09-26 19:18
#41
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United Kingdom HG_J0X3 
EG*
2019-09-26 19:29
your fellow Americans do
2019-09-26 19:15
no brazil teams so they are mad now :(
2019-09-26 19:22
well step up bro
2019-09-26 19:25
#31
FalleN | 
Brazil dmn1 
not that brazilians are the nicest people, but that looks like a fakeflagger
2019-09-26 19:26
he isnt brazilian lmao
2019-09-26 19:27
You are a dumb
2019-09-26 21:34
#37
f0rest | 
China hzxhl16 
Toxic F5. Pointless.
2019-09-26 19:28
#2
oof | 
Luxembourg HLTVPolice 
oof
2019-09-26 19:13
#3
Xyp9x | 
China Autumn7 
Gg
2019-09-26 19:13
#4
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South America IFK 
Nice
2019-09-26 19:13
Ggwp
2019-09-26 19:13
#7
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Lebanon ryBBah 
EZ FOR NA!!!!! #Let'sGoLiquid #NAisTop1 #TwistzzTop1Player #EligeTop2Player
2019-09-26 19:14
says ezz for na while 2 na teams played each other
2019-09-26 19:16
Lul
2019-09-26 19:19
Expected.
2019-09-26 19:14
Wooooow Unexpected
2019-09-26 19:14
#38
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Turkey Diveland 
lul
2019-09-26 19:28
#11
EliGE | 
United States Quazey 
EZ CLAP
2019-09-26 19:14
#34
JW | 
Greece CMi_ 
They are #50 kid. They almost choked the first Map on a #50 team.
2019-09-26 19:26
#13
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United Kingdom SickaBoy 
ez
2019-09-26 19:14
Nice jersey
2019-09-26 19:15
#19
rain | 
China acr870 
expected
2019-09-26 19:15
liquid almost lost overpass to eunited with retired freakazoid, astralis will crush'em again
2019-09-26 19:15
#21
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Canada _CTRL_ 
Hard match for eUnited.. they did pretty good in the first map considering the roster change and going against top #1 ranked team in the world
2019-09-26 19:15
#32
nexa | 
Europe Luboss 
Lulquid isn't number one chokequid is !!!!!!!!!!!!! LUL
2019-09-26 19:26
#49
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United States NotASmurph 
Stfu stupid euroboy
2019-09-26 20:15
#51
nexa | 
Europe Luboss 
AHAHHAHA WHY SO MAD? Chill bro There's another Major NEXT YEAR hahahahaha :DDDDDD
2019-09-26 20:22
#53
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United States NotASmurph 
Hahahaahahahaaha euro cs is a joke until major Europe is fluke AMERICA WILL ALWAYS BE GREAT
2019-09-26 20:29
#54
nexa | 
Europe Luboss 
yhea yhea keep being delusional lmao ... NA 1 major ever? LMAO and a fluke at that xD so mad
2019-09-26 20:51
#58
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United States NotASmurph 
LMAO SO MAD THAT EUROPE IS IRRELEVANT IRL AND CAN ONLY BE RELEVANT IN A VIDEO GAME NT 0/8 B8
2019-09-27 00:16
#59
nexa | 
Europe Luboss 
IRL the fuck are you on about? Pay back your debts retarded US kuk, if you didn't know already your country has more debts than the entire world. 22 trillions you dumbfuck
2019-09-27 00:19
#61
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United States NotASmurph 
What am I on about? Just that Europe is totally irrelevant nowadays. Majority of US debt is towards US citizens. Silly Europeans, have to point out US flaws because they know Europe is totally useless now
2019-09-27 01:06
#62
nexa | 
Europe Luboss 
Lmao you've never done any study about Politics or philosophy so sit the fuck down you don't know what you're talking about, there's no such thing as greater in today's world, otherwise China would be "greater" in every aspect. Go do academic studies instead of spouting shit on braindead hltv forums
2019-09-27 01:17
#63
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United States NotASmurph 
Lmao you don’t know what I do with my life, nt Eurofag Get off HLTV, says the guy on HLTV omegalul
2019-09-27 01:25
#64
nexa | 
Europe Luboss 
nothing involving knowledge and cerebral abilities I'm afraid
2019-09-27 02:41
we are playing csgo now don't talk bout other countries ok spread love not hate :)
2019-09-27 13:24
#22
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China SkywakerR 
urgly jersey
2019-09-26 19:16
wtf red liquid jersey
2019-09-26 19:17
#40
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Turkey Diveland 
looks so bad
2019-09-26 19:28
Ugly jerseys
2019-09-26 19:18
eUnited shouldn't have gotten 12 rounds at all in theory. Liquid looking a bit weak but we'll see
2019-09-26 19:24
#35
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United States PH4RMA 
I like how competitive overpass was. It's eunited best map they are showing promise
2019-09-26 19:26
Yeah it was very surprising considering they just got a new 5th. I think this team has some promise.
2019-09-26 19:28
pls dont tell me that this is their real jersey. looks awful
2019-09-26 19:26
#43
f0rest | 
China hzxhl16 
It's special for blood donation happening later, in afternoon, NY. Donator will earn a ticket to the playoff. Thank me later.
2019-09-26 19:29
so they wont keep this for the tournemant? also do you have a source for me?
2019-09-26 19:31
#50
f0rest | 
China hzxhl16 
mobile.twitter.com/TeamLiquid/status/117.. It’s on team liquid official Twitter. Thank me later. And I don’t think they will keep this red jersey except similar things happen in future: some kind of donation. So don’t worry then.
2019-09-26 20:21
#47
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African Union mikecool 
Expected
2019-09-26 19:59
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