April 30, 2020

ASTRALIS CLAIMS #2 SPOT IN GROUP A

Thursday, April 30th, Astralis took down the undefeated Ninjas in Pyjamas in a close best-of-three series. Losing 12-16 on the first map, Astralis mounted two comebacks on the second and third maps to win the series 2-1.

Map results

  • Vertigo: 12-16
  • Nuke: 16-12
  • Inferno: 16-11

Nicolai 'dev1ce' Reedtz, Player, Astralis:

- What a crazy game, I'm so happy. Team spirit was really crazy today and we got revenge from last time so that is really important.

It was one of the most important games of this group. We are 3-1 in groups now and that is important for us.

Group A standings

  • 1. Ninjas in Pyjamas (3-1)
  • 2. Astralis (3-1)
  • 3. Heretics (3-1)
  • 4. Fnatic (2-2)
  • 5. Vitality (2-2)
  • 6. Dignitas (1-3)
  • 7. ENCE (1-3)
  • 8. Complexity (1-3)

The only thing keeping Astralis from the top spot is round difference where the team is merely 9 rounds behind Ninjas in Pyjamas.

Next game for Astralis is against Heretics on May 2nd.

Read more about Road to Rio here.