ECS S2 Europe: Astralis and FaZe tied the game
Matches of the group stage within the second season of Esports Championship Series were resumed in a countering between Astralis and FaZe. In their by-past clashes, the Danes were defeated by dignitas, while the European squad shared points with EnVyUs.
Astralis prevailed on the first map
The meeting was set off on de_overpass. The first two rounds were put on a board of Astralis, but then FaZe tied the score and managed to shoot ahead. For a while, the squads were unable to decide the leader, so a control over the game's tide was constantly changing the holder. Eventually, the victory in the first half was secured by the Danes [8:7].
After a switch-over, Astralis, not losing pace, went on increasing their advantage and soon reached the match-point [15:10]. FaZe, when still trying to cut down the backlog, failed to gain an ultimate victory. [16:13] and the Danes picked up the first map.
The second map in the encounter was de_mirage. FaZe overwhelmed the opponent in the pistol's and following two rounds. Astralis found a way to break up the shutout, but still failed to retain the initiative. The European squad went for a changeover with an advantage of 7 points [11:4].
CT-sided, FaZe picked up two rounds at a run, but then the control was temporarily taken by the Danes. Having strengthened their positions, the European team gained the victorious points and drew a line under the battle on Mirage [16:9].
Stay tuned to the twitch-channel, as just in a few minutes will kick off a match between fnatic and dignitas.