ELEAGUE S2: OpTic Gaming overpowered FaZe Clan
The second ticket to the Grand-finals of the second season within ELEAGUE was decided in a match OpTic Gaming vs FaZe Clan.
«-4» in the second pistol-round by tarik
The game was kicked off on a map de_train — a choice of OpTic. FaZe took the pistol's and anti-eco rounds, after what the Americans carried a winning streak, due to which they tied the score and moved ahead [5:2]. OG went on, scoring points and secured a victory in the first half [8:3]. In turn, before the switch-over, FaZe Clan failed to pick a round more [12:3].
The European team failed to turn a tide of the meeting in the second half and was defeated. OpTic won in four rounds at a run, finishing the first map with [16:3] in their favor.
FaZe takes a «force-buy»
The match was resumed on a choice of FaZe Clan — map de_overpass. Picking up the pistol-round, OpTic Gaming prevailed in the following six rounds [7:0]. Despite a failing start, FaZe bounced back and cut down the backlog to two points [7:5]. However, then OpTic re-seized the initiative again and defeated the enemy in three rounds more [10:5].
CT-sided, FaZe lost the pistol-round, but realized a force in response [11:6]. FaZe Clan entered a winning streak, and soon reached the opponent as close as possible [11:10]. Nevertheless, there was no room for a comeback from the European team. OpTic retook the control back to their hands and drew a victorious line under the battle [16:12].
Thus, OpTic Gaming and Astralis will play for a chance to take the champion's title of ELEAGUE Season 2. FaZe Clan get the 3-4th place and leave the tournament.