Order was restored today in Group Yellow, as FaZe Clan and Fnatic worked their way back up to the top of the ranks. Not to be outdone though are grand finals rookies, HellRaisers, who made their way into the quarterfinals with a 3-2 record. Miss any of the day's matches? Read ahead for a recap of day two.
FaZe Clan 16:5 Astralis
Fnatic 22:18 Team Liquid
HellRaisers 16:13 Astralis
FaZe Clan 16:12 Luminosity Gaming
FaZe Clan 16:7 HellRaisers
Fnatic 16:7 Astralis
Luminosity Gaming 16:4 Team Liquid
SEMI FINALISTS: FaZe CS:GO's 4-1 Group Play record at @ESLCS— FaZe Clan (@FaZeClan) December 6, 2017
Season 6 Finals advances us to the Arena on Saturday!
15-19 loss to Fnatic
16-14 WIN vs Liquid
16-5 WIN vs Astralis
16-12 WIN vs Luminosity
16-7 WIN vs HellRaisers#FaZeUp pic.twitter.com/u8gAMc5gDY
After a surprising loss against Fnatic on day one, FaZe returned to their usual form and have not lost a game since. They finished off the group stage with a 4-1 record, and locked in their spot in the semifinals.
Unfortunately for Astralis, they failed to progress past the group stage after losing games to FaZe, HellRaisers, and Fnatic. They finished 1-4, placing fifth overall, just above the 1-4 Team Liquid.
A highlight of the day was Fnatic's 22-18 overtime victory against Team Liquid. Jasper "JW" Wecksell lead Fnatic to victory with a crazy K/D of 40-29 and 1.39 rating. Liquid had their fair share of nice plays though, like this double kill by Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken to steal a round from Fnatic.
After today, Fnatic and HellRaisers advanced to the quarterfinals, while FaZe Clan solidifies their spot in the semifinals. The playoffs begin on Dec. 8, with the first match taking place between Fnatic and OpTic Gaming. It will be broadcast live on the ESL Counter-Strike official YouTube channel, so bookmark that link if you want to stay up to date. also, check out our YouTube channel for more CS:GO content.