ELEAGUE S2: Astralis go ahead to the finals
The Danes gained the upper hand on the first map
A countering was set off on de_overpass. Up from the first minutes, SK secured the initiative and realized a winning run of five rounds. Then Astralis offered resistance and, over time, leveled the game for some time [6:6]. Despite the aspiration of the Danes to move ahead, the first half was finished with a minimal advantage for the Brazilian squad [8:7].
Having changed the side, the Danish five re-seized the control and outscored the rivals. Only at the mark of [8:14], SK managed to punch through the enemy's defense, picking up three rounds at a run. Despite this, Astralis managed to stop the T-side again and soon secured a victory on their pick [16:11].
SK failed to overpower the enemy
After a break, the game was resumed on de_train — a choice of the Brazilians. Due to an excellent game-level for the defense, the Danish team overwhelmed the opponents in eleven rounds in a row. In the further game, SK interrupted the rivals' winning streak and, up to the end of the first half, managed to pick only three points more, thus finishing the side with [3:12] in favor of Astralis.
The second pistol-round was taken by the Danish five, but the following seven rounds were secured by the Brazilian squad. Here, Astralis, not losing grip, braced up and gained the sufficient three points. Eventually, [16:12] and the Danes put second map on their board, reaching the final stage of ELEAGUE Season 2.
In the following semi-final match within the second season of ELEAGUE, OpTic Gaming will face off against FaZe Clan. Don't miss the results on our site!