FURIA’s playoff run at IEM Dallas is much from over, because the crew defeated G2 Esports within the quarterfinals regardless of dropping the opening map of the sequence.
The sequence was an in depth one all through, beginning out on Inferno, the place FURIA and G2 traded strings of rounds all through the primary half. FURIA constructed a lead as much as 11-8, however then struggled to interrupt previous G2’s stellar CT-side. Regardless of dropping each pistol rounds, G2 have been in a position to declare victory on their very own map choose of Inferno, profitable 9 of the final 11 rounds. Their efficiency was fueled by 21+ kill performances from huNter-, NiKo, and Aleksib.
Vertigo was a good nearer contest, however it didn’t really feel that approach early on after one other phenomenal CT-side from G2 within the first half, resulting in a 14-7 lead for the worldwide roster. However FURIA fought again on their very own CT-side, propelled by a raucous North American crowd in Dallas, profitable eight of the subsequent 9 rounds to power additional time. That momentum carried into the only additional time interval, as FURIA took all three of their CT rounds, earlier than claiming victory within the sixth and ultimate spherical. Yuurih and KSCERATO every notched 32 kills on Vertigo, with saffee including an additional 27 within the 19-17 victory.
FURIA lastly began robust on the T-side to kick off Mirage, with 5 straight rounds to open the decisive map. They by no means appeared again, notching 11 whole rounds on the T-side, and rolled over G2 after switching sides, profitable Mirage by a surprisingly lopsided rating of 16-5 after a intently fought sequence.
With the win, FURIA strikes on to the semifinal towards ENCE scheduled for Saturday, June 4 at 11am CT. G2 exits IEM Dallas with a fifth/sixth place end.