Astralis jolt G2 Esports in grand last of Roadway to Rio – Europe
Astralis swept their 3rd straight challenger on Sunday to win the Grand Final of the ESL One: Road to Rio – Europe playoffs.
Astralis, who began the kept up a 2-0 triumph over G2 Esports on Wednesday, beat the latter club again to win the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition.
“Feels so great to win a final once again,” Astralis wrote on Twitter after their 3-0 win over G2 Esports. Astralis began the best-of-five contest with a one-map advantage as the upper-bracket winning group. They finished G2 Esports, posting a 16-6 victory on Nuke and a 16-2 victory on Vertigo.
Nicolai “gadget” Reedtz recorded a 108.5 average damage per round and a plus-23 kill-to-death differential on Sunday.
G2 Esports answered their preliminary obstacle to Astralis by taping 2-1 wins over Group Heretics, Group Vitality and FaZe Clan to establish the rematch.