June 03, 2020

ASTRALIS CONTINUE FROM 2ND PLACE IN GROUP A

Monday, June 1st, Astralis blasted off BLAST Premier Showdown with two matches on the same day. Fielding a new squad with Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer in the place of Andreas 'Xyp9X' Højsleth, Astralis had an expected rough time against Ninjas in Pyjamas losing 7-16.

The team was a bit warmer for their second match against the Portuguese sAw taking their first win 16-4. With 1 win and 1 loss, Astralis took 2nd place in Group A.

Two more matches await in the Group Stage where only one team is eliminated ahead of the playoffs. But it's a tight race between the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th best teams in the group.

VITALITY IS NEXT

June 3rd, Astralis faces another great challenge. Vitality and 2019's best player Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut is next in a best-of-one showdown at 20:30 CEST.

Astralis and Vitality are rubbing shoulders in the group standings and the outcome of this match could mean a potential switch-around in the group.

Head to head

  • Astralis and Vitality have met three times in 2020 with Astralis winning every time.
  • This will be the first time JUGi and Snappi represent Astralis against Vitality.
  • Vitality has played two matches in BLAST Premier Showdown both ending in ties.
  • Astralis is ahead of Vitality by 1 point in the Group.

The game against Vitality is set to start at 20:30 CEST but check back with the Astralis Match Calendar for potential changes to the schedule. 

Watch BLAST Premier Showdown on Twitch or YouTube.