HellRaisers [0:2] Virtus.pro @bo3
(6:16 @mirage, 12:16 @cache)
HellRaisers started the first map on the defensive side. HR began quite well, having won a few rounds in a row. After that VP managed to force their own game, and, eventually, a temporary draw occurred on the map — 6:6. Then, the Polish five started to gain momentum and by the end of the first half didn't give HellRaisers a chance to take another round. In the second half HellRaisers had all chances to seize the initiative themselves, but VP's defense was unbreakable. 16:6 in Virtus.pro's favor.
The second map was HellRaisers' pick, Cache. They started on the defensive side again and showed an excellent map control. HellRaisers took the pistol round, which was followed by gained both the first and second buy rounds. Nevertheless, VP clung to the game as best they could — they would plant the bomb every round, which had a positive impact on their economy. By the side switching HR had managed to take 11 rounds. HellRaisers' attacking side didn't go well, though — they lost the initiative and let the rival get a streak. After a short while a temporary draw with the score of 12:12 occurred on the map. In this rough situation HellRaisers didn't manage to throw the opponent off his stride. As a result — HellRaisers lost the second map with the score of 12:16 and fell into the lower bracket where will play Natus Vincere tomorrow.