ELEAGUE S2: OpTic advance to the Playoffs
In the decisive countering among Group «D» within the second season of ELEAGUE fnatic faced off against OpTic Gaming.
OpTic gained the upper hand on the first map
At first, the teams were fighting on de_cobblestone. The Swedish squad picked up the first three rounds. Despite a failing start, OpTic managed to withstand the onslaught and moved ahead. fnatic found a way to punch through the enemy's defense for a few times more, but the first half was still finished with the score of [11:4] in favor of mixwell & co.
Having changed the sides, the leader went on, increasing the advantage. In the second half, the Swedes managed to pick up only one round and, eventually, the first map was finished with a victory of OpTic Gaming [16:5].
The Swedish squad was defeated
After a break, the game was resumed on de_dust2 — a choice of fnatic. Despite the failing pistol-round, OpTic immediately retook the control and started gaining points. For some time, the teams were playing on equal footing, but after a mark of [3:3], the tarik's squad moved ahead. Up to the end of the first half, OpTic were dominating the opponents, finishing the side with [11:4].
CT-sided, the Swedes were trying to perform a comeback, but OpTic Gaming proved to be stronger and secured a victory on the second map [16:11].
OpTic Gaming join the rest of participants of the Playoffs, while the Swedish five leaves the tournament.