Liquid pass North test

Liquid have passed their first test at ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals, defeating North in the Danes' debut on Vertigo 16-12.

After coming in late from their travels from overseas, Liquid had another surprise waiting for them in Denmark in the form of a Vertigo pick from North, who had previously never played the map before.

The Danish side started off well on the back of a pistol round win and a 1v2 clutch from Jakob "JUGi" Hansen in the following anti-forcebuy, but their 3-0 lead was quickly answered with a four-round streak from the North American side, who had Jake "Stewie2K" Yip, Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken, and Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski pull individual plays out of the bag.

Twistzz's clutches helped pull Liquid over the line

The two teams traded three-round streaks as the half was coming to a close, with the team around Nicklas "gade" Gade eventually clinching a one-round advantage before switching over to Counter-Terrorists.

Liquid reclaimed the lead with the first four rounds, preferring the B bombsite and leaving North to save weapons twice, before the Danes brought it back to a one-round difference as they found an answer to the onslaught.

But with another clutch from Twistzz, this time a 1v3, and an ace from EliGE in a tough anti-halfbuy scenario, the favored team reached match point and soon closed the map at 16-12, joining mousesports in a playoffs-deciding series in Group B.

Matchpage
12
16
3rd December 2019
12
Vertigo
16
 North K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Denmark Nicklas 'gade' Gadegade 26 - 20 +6 90.6 1.27
Denmark Jakob 'JUGi' HansenJUGi 19 - 18 +1 76.7 1.13
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' KjærbyeKjaerbye 20 - 19 +1 70.8 0.92
Denmark Philip 'aizy' Aistrupaizy 14 - 21 -7 61.6 0.75
Denmark René 'cajunb' Borgcajunb 12 - 19 -7 55.2 0.72
 Liquid K - D +/- ADR Rating 2.0
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van DulkenTwistzz 26 - 16 +10 104.5 1.48
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' JablonowskiEliGE 25 - 20 +5 99.7 1.24
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' YipStewie2K 18 - 19 -1 78.5 1.07
Canada Keith 'NAF' MarkovicNAF 14 - 18 -4 59.1 0.85
United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannellanitr0 13 - 18 -5 44.9 0.73
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1200
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
947
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.12
Denmark Nicklas 'gade' Gade
Nicklas 'gade' Gade
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
648
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1126
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Denmark Jakob 'JUGi' Hansen
Jakob 'JUGi' Hansen
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
880
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.10
North is such a fucking joke. Losing to LULquid LMAO
2019-12-03 19:28
Ok
2019-12-03 19:29
ok boomer
2019-12-03 19:29
Okay, I can’t stay quiet. But what the hell dude. Your flair is guardian, yet your hltv name is an insult to guardian. Wtf man
2019-12-03 19:33
how many times have you seen me in this website
2019-12-03 20:08
1. But I couldn’t find a logical answer except for you memeing around
2019-12-03 20:10
life is such a mess, isn't it? we live like there is no tomorrow, but actually tomorrow exists. we are not aware of it, so just mockin 'bout.
2019-12-03 20:14
Yup
2019-12-03 20:14
#57
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Germany killmichi 
Lmfao
2019-12-03 21:34
What a legend
2019-12-06 03:05
#17
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United States sorcrcrc 
Ok
2019-12-03 19:29
#26
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France LeDiplomate 
North not upsetting Liquid in bo1? PogChamp
2019-12-03 19:33
#32
autist | 
Finland yes__ 
Number 22 in the world vs. number 3 in the world. yes
2019-12-03 19:34
You must be delusional to think that Liquid is actually #3 lol
2019-12-03 19:34
#37
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Sweden Unluko 
+1 they're #2
2019-12-03 19:40
not even top 5
2019-12-03 19:42
Flair doesn't check out 😥😥
2019-12-04 04:48
#44
NAF | 
India FosFate 
+1 Liquid easily #2 even with JetLag and NoSleep they are Top8
2019-12-03 19:58
liquid literally landed like 3 hours before the match and the game had to be rescheduled so that liquid can make it on time and they still lost lol
2019-12-03 19:40
#56
autist | 
Finland yes__ 
Still on a map that north have little experience on :D
2019-12-03 20:46
#58
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Germany killmichi 
Then why did they not ban it?
2019-12-03 21:35
#61
autist | 
Finland yes__ 
I think you missed my point
2019-12-03 22:14
#35
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Denmark Alphamon 
Imagine if Liquid lost to N OMEGALUL RTH
2019-12-03 19:37
#47
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Sweden shirre 
Rank 22 team loses to rank 3 team and it's a joke? Alrighty then.. North isn't even top tier.
2019-12-03 20:02
You baited some folks. Ez
2019-12-03 20:42
#2
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United States EZ_4_Trump_CS 
EZ LIQUID
2019-12-03 19:28
Expected
2019-12-03 19:28
#4
Stewie2K | 
United States bxteme 
Nice
2019-12-03 19:28
ok
2019-12-03 19:28
#7
Xizt | 
Canada Rommlel 
3rd
2019-12-03 19:28
#8
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United Kingdom _xC4ctus 
N♿RTH
2019-12-03 19:28
#9
Sosa | 
Europe wtfmen)) 
N♿️rth
2019-12-03 19:28
I have seen bad teams play (check my flair) but North is really something else hahaha
2019-12-03 19:28
#11
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Hungary mEZENCEphalon 
N♿️rth
2019-12-03 19:29
ok
2019-12-03 19:29
#14
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Poland Freeburger97 
nice title lol
2019-12-03 19:29
It kind of was, they arrived like two hours before the match
2019-12-03 19:30
N♿rth test lul
2019-12-03 19:29
#16
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Qatar PrisMcsgo 
Test lul what
2019-12-03 19:29
They cheated on test!!!
2019-12-03 19:29
#19
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United States ferric 
"[p,eligeg" Remember to close the brackets @Striker :) "[p,elige]"
2019-12-03 19:30
I don't know what you're talking about O:-)
2019-12-03 19:34
#34
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United States ferric 
Haha Did you come up with the title? I like it.
2019-12-03 19:35
It might be one of the oldest ones in the book, to be honest
2019-12-03 19:44
dont worry mouse gonna humiliate shitquid
2019-12-03 19:29
Who
2019-12-03 20:05
article title writer needs a promotion
2019-12-03 19:30
ez for best dutch player twistzz
2019-12-03 19:30
#24
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Turkey cs_bury 
N♿rth
2019-12-03 19:31
Mousesports will be the real first test for Liquid.
2019-12-03 19:31
N♿rth Could've won this easily, but they lost so many advantages and played like total bots. Heroic would've won this 10/10 times
2019-12-03 19:33
#29
dycha | 
Poland NIGHT_ 
hltv's titles getting better and better
2019-12-03 19:34
#31
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Denmark d1ckweed 
North lol. BOTth.
2019-12-03 19:34
#36
shox | 
India iejesus 
Ez
2019-12-03 19:39
#41
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Europe wutwute 
Good fight from North, will bounce back
2019-12-03 19:46
North will win their next 5 bo3s and their bo5 EZ4NORTH
2019-12-03 19:50
#43
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Romania samantarul 
They will still bomb out of the tournament the next 2 games
2019-12-03 19:55
Liquid individual skills > North's.
2019-12-03 19:58
#46
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Pakistan LoOuU2 
Cajunb OMEGALUL , such bad luck
2019-12-03 19:59
#53
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Europe Vallon3 
Keep up the unusual titles. And please use ''Trump'' again, LMAO.
2019-12-03 20:18
Bo1 ppl. Calm down.
2019-12-03 20:23
#59
shrek | 
New Zealand is_love 
that title lol
2019-12-03 21:36
North should disband seriously
2019-12-03 22:05
#64
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Greece deSTI_ 
No u
2019-12-04 04:01
#67
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Sweden GeT_CoRrEcT 
12-16 vs #3 in world = Disband kk
2019-12-04 07:03
#62
fisker | 
Venezuela Psyccoz 
no valde NO FUN
2019-12-03 23:11
#63
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Albania Number1awper 
Lets go North!
2019-12-04 00:54
#66
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Sweden GeT_CoRrEcT 
WP all
2019-12-04 07:03
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