00 Nation misplaced their first CS:GO match with new CS:GO gamers Epitácio “TACO” de Melo, Eduardo “dumau” Wolkmer, and Bruno “latto” Rebelatto towards Outsiders, the impartial title of Virtus Professional, on the opening spherical of ESL Challenger Valencia.
The previous GODSENT trio’s transfer to play with Marcelo “coldzera” David and Santino “strive” Rigal on 00 Nation was introduced yesterday, one month after it was initially reported. On prime of the signings of TACO, dumau, and latto, 00 Nation additionally introduced the previous GODSENT head coach Olavo “cky” Napoleão and assistant coach Alan Diego “aDr” Riveros.
There was a variety of expectation within the Brazilian neighborhood as a result of TACO and coldzera, back-to-back Main champions in 2016 underneath the Luminosity Gaming and later SK Gaming banner, reunited for the primary time since 2019. However the debut didn’t go how the Brazilian followers anticipated. Outsiders dominated Inferno from the very starting, having gained the eight preliminary rounds to arrange a major benefit.
Though 00 Nation recovered on the finish of the primary half and secured the second pistol, Outsiders put up an incredible T-side efficiency to take the sport 16-11. Petr “fame” Bolyshev led the costs for Outsiders within the fragging division with 22 kills, whereas everybody on 00 Nation’s aspect, except dumau, completed with a detrimental Ok/D.
Outsiders will come again to the server later to face the winner of FURIA vs. Sprout in Group A’s winner match. As for 00 Nation, this defeat leaves them in a troublesome spot in ESL Challenger Valencia as they’ll must win two best-of-three sequence to be able to make the playoffs.