A quick peek towards the Playoffs stage
CSGO European Pro League Season 5, organised by European Pro League in sponsorship with 1xBet, is an online CSGO tournament for the European region. It commenced on the 9th of January with a total of 16 teams, who all are competing for a total prize pool of $20,000. The tournament follows a two-stage format with the Group Stage actions already over, it has now reached Playoffs Day 5. It will go on till 26th January and only 4 teams remain in this competition. After the Upper Bracket Semifinals, fans witnessed a total of two matches yesterday I.e., 23rd January from the Lower Bracket Quarterfinals. ECSTATIC and Astralis Talent were able to win their respective games and made it to the next round.
ECTATIC and Astralis Talent made it to the next round
The Day 5 of the playoffs featured two games of the best of 3 series. The First game was played between Synck eSports vs ECSTATIC and the second game was played between Astralis Talent vs 777 Esports. A detailed overview of the matches is mentioned below.
Synck eSports vs ECSTATIC
(Best of 3 score: 1-2)
Mirage Map: Synck eSports was able to take hold of the first half as they made it 9-6. Later a 7-6 finish in the second half, led them to a victory by 16-12.
Anubis Map: After winning the first map, Synck eSports was lacking something here. ECSTATIC was able to dominate the first half with a score of 4-11. With a good lead, they began the second half with another rampage. The score remained 2-5 in the second half and ECSTATIC made it a 6-16 win and levelled the best of 3 series.
Vertigo Map: The game was up for the decider map. The first half remained 7-8 and the second half also ended 7-8 with ECSTATIC making it a 14-16 win.
Astralis Talent vs 777 Esports
(Best of 3 score: 2-1)
Anubis Map: 777 Esports began with domination, they made it 6-9 in the first half and later with a full-fledged attack, they made it 1-7 in the second half. With this, they won the game by 7-16.
Mirage Map: Astralis Talents got the momentum they needed and went on to make it 11-4 in the first half. 777 Esports tried to make a comeback but failed as the second-half score was 5-11. Astralis Talent emerged as the winner with a score of 16-11.
Ancient Map: This match was entertaining, both teams forced it into overtime. Astralis Talent claimed the win by a 19-15 score.
With this, the Day 5 actions came to an end. Up next is the Clash between Monte vs iNation which is currently ongoing from the Upper Bracket Final and ECSTATIC will face Astralis Talent in the Lower Bracket Semifinal.