Mousesports beat Astralis 2-0 today at the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown Europe’s playoffs, removing the Danes from the CS: GO competition.

The global team led by karrigan showed all of their firepower versus Astralis. The Danish powerhouse have lost four of their 5 matches because Xyp9x stepped down due to health issues and was replaced by Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer. Astralis are also playing without gla1ve, who went on medical leave earlier than Xyp9x and is being changed by Jakob “JUGi” Hansen.

Astralis selected Overpass for the first match, a map that mousesports has been just recently struggling on. Mousesports, nevertheless, appeared gotten ready for it and dismantled Astralis’ defense, winning the very first half 11-4. The Danes combated their method into overtime, however in the end, mousesports made the appropriate modifications to win 19-15.

Train was an absolutely different story, however. Mousesports as soon as again began hot, winning the first half 10-5 on their T-side. But they didn’t yield a single round to Astralis in their CT-side and the Danes watched out of sync. Ropz was certainly the best player in the series. The Estonian had 53 frags and just 23 deaths.

Astralis’ players have actually been more active on social networks than normal during this duration of unpredictability. After dupreeh and device published remarks previously this week, it was Magisk’s turn today, the 22-year-old who supposedly took over the in-game leadership during gla1ve’s absence.

” To the true fans, thank you, it will be better” Magisk said. “Always easy to make enjoyable or giant when we remain in a hard circumstance. However everytime people doubt us, we have a tendency.”

With their win, mousesports will play against ENCE in the quarterfinals tomorrow at 5:30 am CT. Only the top-three European groups will receive the BLAST Premier Spring Europe finals in 10 days.

When it comes to Astralis, the Danes will only have to dip into DreamHack Masters Spring Europe with this current lineup. Astralis has actually chosen to sit out from cs_summit six due to the fact that they ‘d lose too lots of Regional Major Ranking points due to their lineup modifications.