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HellRaisers [0:3] SK Gaming @bo5
(10:16 @dust2, 14:16 @overpass, 16:3 @cobblestone)
Dust 2 was the first map of this match day. HellRaisers started in defense and, to tell the truth, the game didn't go well for them. The Danish five would read the rival's game and would torrentially pull away. By the side switching HellRaisers had managed to take only three rounds, which was definitely not enough. In the second half HR started a comeback, but didn't manage it carry it through — SK Gaming did take the needed rounds and won the first map with the score of 16:10.
The second map was Overpass, the pick of SK. The beginning of the map looked similar to Dust 2 — the Danish five won the pistol round and both the first and second buy ones, too, but then HR turned in and closed the gap, brought the game to a temporary draw and came to the side switching having the minimal advantage. The second half turned out to be rather hectic — the pistol round was taken by the players of SK, but HR won a force buy and took a few more rounds, as well. Then the initiative was seized by the SK Gaming players again. Eventually, a temporary draw occurred — 14:14, whereby a loss in this round would mean a loss on the entire map. In a decisive moment SK turned out to be stronger — 16:14.
The last map was Cobblestone. HellRaisers started on the attack side and took the first pistol round in this meeting. However, a force buy one ended in SK's favor, which broke the entire game of HR. By the side switching SK Gaming had been easily increasing their advantage — HellRaisers had tried to turn the tide themselves, but the Danes' defense was undestroyable. HR switched to the attack side having quite an uncomfortable score — they had taken only two rounds in attack, and a comeback was just vital at the time. The second pistol round ended in our guys' favor, but SK won a followed force buy one, by which they put a dot in this meeting. 16:3 in SK Gaming's favor, who reach the final of the tournament, while HellRaisers have to leave their performance within CEVO Gfinity Pro League Season 9.