It’s day 2 of the PGL Main Antwerp 2022 and we have already got three groups that secured a spot within the legends stage. Yesterday we had a bunch of interesting results, G2 Esports and Crew Vitality had been the primary two groups to advance into the subsequent stage. Then again, Renegades and 9z staff had been the primary two groups that obtained eradicated from the occasion.
However the Swiss system format will get extra intense because the event progresses. On day 3 we’d have probably the greatest collection within the occasion up to now, Astralis could be dealing with Crew Spirit in a best-of-3 collection to find out which staff could be the third one advancing to the Legends Stage.
Yesterday we noticed Astralis take down the Brazilian staff MIBR in Overpass, and though they considerably struggled throughout the sport, they had been in a position to shut out the sport in a convincing method. Now if we glance again to the opening day, they utterly dominated APAC representatives IHC esports, however Astralis took a loss in opposition to Crew Vitality, which is likely one of the groups that already certified for the subsequent stage.
Crew Spirit had the identical dominant run on the primary two days of the occasion. Even when we take note of their 19-17 loss in opposition to G2 Esports, Crew Spirit ended up trying like one of many strongest groups within the event by far. However now, they must face Astralis in a best-of-3 collection to point out their supremacy.
These two groups had one thing related in frequent, they each dropped their video games in opposition to G2 Esports and Crew Vitality, the primary two groups to ensure themselves a spot within the Legends Stage. So even when they didn’t have a flawless file coming into their collection, they had been nonetheless thought of the strongest groups within the Challengers Stage.
However the collection ended up being considerably disappointing, even when Crew Spirit secured the primary sport of the collection in a shaky means, they utterly rolled over Astralis on Historical within the second sport. Astralis was solely in a position to choose up 18 rounds all through the 2 video games, making us surprise if they’ll 100% make it into the legends stage.
Now on the opposite facet of the bracket, we had an encounter between the APAC consultant IHC Esports and Brazil’s Imperial Esports. If we’re being trustworthy, the Brazilian squad got here into this match trying means higher than IHC Esports, however the collection ended up going all the way in which to the third sport.
The primary sport of the collection ended up in a win for IHC Esports, making issues very thrilling from the get-go. In sport 2, IHC Esports mounted up an excellent protection in Overpass however finally ended up dropping the sport, night the rating within the collection. Now heading into the third sport Imperial Esports had been trying like a a lot stronger staff, and as anticipated, managed to attain a win of their books.
Now Imperial Esports and Astralis could have yet one more shot at making it into the legends stage. Crew Liquid, ForZe and Dangerous Information Eagles are a few of the groups remaining within the Challengers Stage.