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FaZe Wins PGL Main Antwerp 2022: Grand Last Recap


May 23, 2022

After a three-month-long journey, PGL Main Antwerp 2022 is lastly over, with FaZe lifting the trophy.

Even with a packed schedule, CS:GO Majors at all times have a particular place for the followers. And the primary Main of 2022 has simply concluded with the Finals between FaZe and Natus Vincere. 

Within the two years with no Main, many groups have risen and fallen. Nonetheless, NAVI got here to the match because the reigning champions after profitable the primary Valve occasion held after the Covid-19 pandemic, lifting the trophy on the PGL Main Stockholm 2021.

Then again, FaZe as a corporation got here to this match hungry for the win. FaZe’s historical past is filled with successes and trophies, besides the one at a Main. The closest they got here was in 2018, in an additional time loss to the NA big Cloud9.

Each groups performed good Counter Strike via the Legends Stage and the Quarterfinals, eliminating their opponents with out a lot downside. Within the Semi-Finals, FaZe eradicated the match surprises in Spirit, whereas NAVI despatched the darkish horses ENCE dwelling. And after a hard-fought last collection, FaZe managed the take the throne away from NAVI, with a 2-0 last rating. That is the primary time a global workforce has received a Main.

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Collection Recap (FaZe 2 – 0 NAVI)

Map 1 – Inferno, FaZe 19 – 16 NAVI

The map begins with a FaZe pistol win on the T facet. FaZe goes on the win the primary gun spherical after a 1v1 between ropz and s1mple. After a 6-0 begin for the FaZe, three NAVI members nonetheless don’t have any kills, which ends up in a tactical timeout. In spherical 8, NAVI virtually wins a quasi purchase spherical, however Twistzz manages to shut out the spherical with a double kill. After an electroNic double kill, NAVI obtained their first-round and make the rating 8-1. Some forwards and backwards and we shut the half at 10-5.

FaZe wins the CT pistol as properly, due to a incredible ace from rain. NAVI manages to get themselves into the sport, due to a triple kill clutch from b1t, and tie the rating at 13-13. After NAVI will get to the match level, karrigan saves the sport with a triple kill, and ropz takes us to the additional time by profitable one other 1v1 towards s1mple.

In additional time, karrigan as soon as once more comes up clutch making the rating 17-15 for FaZe. NAVI can not pull themselves collectively and lose the primary map to a 1v2 by broky.

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  • Perfecto – 29/5/21
  • s1mple – 28/6/30
  • b1t – 26/7/19
  • electroNic – 19/5/28
  • Boombl4 – 15/6/24


  • broky – 30/3/22
  • karrigan – 24/4/26
  • Twistzz – 23/2/24
  • rain – 22/15/24
  • ropz – 22/7/21

Map 2 Nuke, FaZe 16 – 10 NAVI

Rain as soon as once more begins out with a tremendous CT-sided pistol spherical. NAVI win an early gun spherical and get their first spherical on the board. Nevertheless, a quad kill from broky offers the benefit again to FaZe. One other quad kill, this time from rain, makes the rating 4-1. A triple kill from s1mple and a clutch from electroNic offers NAVI one other spherical, however rain solutions it with one other triple kill: 6-2. Ropz ensures a CT facet victory for FaZe with a triple kill. Nice effort by NAVI led by s1mple and electroNic, they usually at the least handle to salvage a 10-5 scoreline going into the second half.

FaZe wins their fourth pistol spherical in a row within the collection. However b1t received the power purchase spherical with 4 kills with a Deagle. Some forwards and backwards, however no workforce manages a win streak. Rain is having a profession spotlight sport and clutches a half purchase spherical with an enormous flank. One other double entry from rain makes the rating 14-10 and breaks the NAVI’s financial institution, resulting in a tactical timeout. Power purchase from NAVI doesn’t work out, and FaZe had a number of championship factors. FaZe manages to wash out the spherical to win their first-ever Main trophy over the reigning champions.

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  • electroNic – 21/3/18
  • Perfecto – 18/5/19
  • s1mple – 17/1/22
  • b1t – 13/2/10
  • Boombl4 – 8/3/21


  • rain – 30/5/16
  • broky – 23/1/15
  • karrigan – 16/8/19
  • ropz – 15/2/14
  • Twistzz – 14/3/14

PGL Main Antwerp 2022 MVP

For anybody watching the Finals, it’s clear that rain was the MVP of the collection, particularly on Nuke the place he was dominating within the early sport. This was a particular win for rain, and karrigan, as they had been right here earlier than however did not win the Main in 2018.

Rain was not solely acting at an MVP stage in Finals but additionally all through the entire match. And HLTV introduced that rain is their MVP for the Antwerp Main.

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