FaZe Clan took home IEM Sydney after beating Astralis 3-0 in the grand final. The team overcame a loss to Renegades in the group stage and rallied back against teams like Fnatic, Cloud9, Tyloo to win it all.
The series began with FaZe Clan locked in an overtime struggle with Astralis on Cache. FaZe got off to an early lead, but let it slip in the second half of play. The map ended 19-17 in favor of FaZe.
The second map, Overpass, was a similar result. FaZe Clan went up 10-5 before the half and once again let things slip into overtime. FaZe Clan ended the map ahead with a 22-20 score.
On the last map, Train, FaZe fell far behind in the first half being down 4-11.
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