Na`Vi Smashed Astralis in IEM Katowice Semifinals
Na`Vi inflicted Astralis on the most devastating defeat in the history of the current roster. ESL Katowice 2020 was held in Poland from February 24 to March 1.
The current Astralis CS:GO roster suffered the most devastating defeat in team history from Natus Vincere. This was reported by analyst Alexander Petr1k Petrik on Twitter.
Astralis lost to Na`Vi in the IEM Katowice 2020 semi-final with a score of 0:2 – 5:16 on Dust2 and 5:16 on Nuke. Before this, the Danish team did not lose less than 14 rounds in the series to two victories.
“I haven’t felt my team so helpless for a long time,” said Astralis players about the defeat from Na`Vi.
Astralis players commented after a defeat from Natus Vincere in the IEM Katowice 2020 semi-final for CS:GO. All participants of the Danish roster noted that they played below their usual level, and praised the current form of the opponent.
Lucas gla1ve Rossander:
“I don’t remember the last time we lost with such a score. I could not start performing at the proper level in this tournament. In the semifinals, everything went very badly. The Na`Vi roster played just great and definitely deserved this victory. Good luck with the finals, Na`Vi.”
Emil Magisk Rafe:
“All I can say is my congratulations, Na`Vi. Today we did not perform well enough to somehow hope for victory. Of course, the rivals performed great. Good luck to both teams in the finals!”
Andreas Xyp9x Højsleth:
“Hats off to Natus Vincere! Today was not our day, but we must forget about the defeat and think about the future. Thank you for supporting me no matter what.”
Peter dupreeh Rasmussen:
“Well, for a long time I did not feel my team so helpless. Today, Na`Vi performed brilliantly.”
Astralis coach Danny Zonic Sorensen:
“Oh. Today we lost to a stronger team. Good luck to Na`Vi and G2 Esports in the finals ‒ you deserve it! ”
Astralis lost to Natus Vincere with a score of 0:2 and took 3-4 place on ESL Katowice 2020. A team from Denmark earned $ 40 thousand.
Alexander s1mple Kostylev said that despite the great advantage in the rounds in the meeting with Astralis, Natus Vincere players tried not to lose concentration until the end. In a post-match interview at CSEM GO IEM Katowice 2020, a CIS sniper also commented on the upcoming finals against G2 Esports.
Alexander s1mple Kostylev:
“Everyone was as focused on the game as possible. With each match, we only get in shape, and I see that all my teammates feel this. Each round we reminded ourselves not to relax. Astralis can always wake up ‒ this team has already flipped matches from situations like 1:14. Round after round, we repeated this, saying that we needed to end the meeting and go to the finals.”
There were a lot of words and predictions before the CS:GO match on 03/01/2020 Natus Vincere vs Astralis, someone predicted the victory of Na’Vi, someone Astralis. But no one expected such a crushing game 2:0 against Astralis with a score of 16:5 on both maps.
Flamie`s Ace is considered by many to be the most beautiful moment for two maps versus 5 Danes with a full buy, and yes, this is the best moment for the whole match.
Alexander s1mple Kostylev from the Ukrainian team was recognized as MVP, the best player in the tournament in terms of total kills and other key indicators of this discipline. Note that in January 2019, Alexander was recognized as the best player in the world in CS:GO according to HLTV.org.
As a result, Natus Vincere won the ESL Katowice 2020.
Natus Vincere defeated the G2 Esports in the IEM Katowice 2020 finals in CS:GO. The match ended with a score 3:0–16:4 on Nuke, 16:13 on Dust2 and 16:2 on Mirage.
Alexander s1mple Kostyliev team earned $ 250 thousand.
Natus Vincere rose to first place in the ranking of HLTV.org.
Natus Vincere took first place in the ranking of the best teams in CS:GO according to HLTV.org. After winning the IEM Katowice 2020, the team grew by 5 positions. In many respects, this was facilitated by the excellent game in Katowice and the victory in the tournament. The three leaders now look like this: Natus Vincere, Astralis and mousesports.
“Born to Stretch” condom manufacturer congratulated Natus Vincere on victory in Katowice 2020 in CS:GO. The condom manufacturer posted a poster in the official group on VKontakte with a Na’Vi-style logo and the phrase “Born to Stretch”
At the moment, for the first time, Na’Vi was so confidently able to remove the Astralis team from the podium. Previously, no one succeeded, but do not relax. This team has not just been the strongest in the world for such a time. We will continue to look at this mess.