ELEAGUE: coL failed to cope with the EnVyUs' onslaught
Prior to advancing to the Playoffs, the match against compLexity provided an excellent opportunity for EnVyUs to secure the top-line of the standings.
Power balance within Group F before the start of the stand-off
The game started on de_train. The American team won the pistolround and two anti-eco's, while the device one was successfully picked up by EnVy. Further, the French carried a long winning run that helped them not only to level the score, but even to chalk up. coL failed to regain the initiative, having put on their board not a single round more during the first half [12:3].
CT-sided, compLexity went ahead with fighting and found a way to significantly reduce the backlog from the opponent. However, the Americans still didn't have enough forces to make a full-fledged comeback. Over time, the French team regained the lost confidence, having finished the started on de_train with [16:12] in their favor.
At the end of the break the teams resumed their encounter on de_cobblestone. EnVyUs confidently got off the mark, having gained the upper hand in sixth rounds in a row. After that compLexity managed to seize the initiative and soon the teams temporarily tied the game. A tactical pause by nV didn't help to correct all the Frenchmen’s mistakes, but to the changeover they went, still playing a leading role [7:8].
T-sided, the French team lost the pistolround, but they finally found the way to implement a subsequent «force-buy». Therefore EnVy destroyed an opponent's economy and took control over the tide of the clash. All the coL's attempts to get back on track were doomed, so the French squad has easily drawn a line under de_cobblestone with a final score of [9:16] in their favor.
Within the next stand-off will meet Virtus.Pro and Gambit Gaming. The stream of the match will be held on the twitch-channel StarLadder5.