Godlike Esports played amazing today but only in the first half of both maps, as they only got 2 and 1 rounds respectively in the second halves of both the maps. On the other hand, True Rippers made an amazing comeback in the second map after being 4-8 down to qualify for the playoffs.
True Rippers Roster and Lineup
The roster of True Rippers consists of Saaransh “Whimp” Dang as the IGL, Shravana “Techno” Sahoo, Chogyal “Kaizen” Bhutia, Philip “Aryu” Vergara, Nereus “d1srupt” Lico and Aditya “Pixelzz” Gulhane(Sub).
Godlike Esports Roster and Lineup
The roster of Godlike Esports consisted of Tejas “Rexy” Kotian as the IGL, Norbu “Karam1L” Tsering, Jayesh “Kibo” Negi, Shakir “hikkA” Razak, Franz “Astro” del Rosario and Jude Patrick “Zey” Gunhuran.
Map Veto and Selection
GodLike banned Split and True Rippers banned Ascent. Pearl and Lotus were picked and Bind and Fracture were banned. Haven was the deciding map.
True Rippers vs GodLike Match Recap
GDL won the pistol round on Pearl only to give away the eco round to TR as they dropped their Phantom. Whimp almost got the Ace in round 3 to bring the score to 2-1. GDL won round 4 as Karam1l got a triple kill in his entry. GDL got 3 rounds in a row to go 4-2. TR closed the half at 6-6 with Kaizen getting a triple kill in round 12.
TR won the second pistol along with the anti-eco round. They had a close bonus round but GDL won it in the last 1v1. After TR got 3 rounds in a row, GDL finally broke their momentum in Round 19 as Karam1l got a triple kill on his Operator. Round 20 saw an amazing clutch by Aryu as he clutched a clean 1v4 post-plant to bring TR to the matchpoint. And TR finished the map at 13-8 with Kaizen’s triple kill.
Lotus started with TR winning the pistol round although Rexy got a triple kill. TR won the anti-eco as well but lost their bonus round. The score equalized at 3-3 in round 6 and then again at 4-4. GDL won continuous rounds to close the half at 8-4.
TR won the second pistol as well as the anti-eco round. TR won the bonus round and managed to equalize the score at 8-8. Round 18 was an amazing clutch by Whimp as he defended the defuse from 4 opponents to bring the score to 10-8. TR closed the map at 13-9 by dropping only one round on their attacking side.
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