The sixth season of the ESL Pro League started a couple days ago, and the results were stormy and quickly to take us straight into the playoffs.
FaZe and HellRaisers are through to the playoffs at the ESL Pro League Season 6 Finals after beating Luminosity and Astralis, respectively.
HellRaisers faced Astralis on Overpass where the former team start on the CT-side. Issa “ISSAA” Murad’s 1vs2 clutch gave HellRaisers the first round of the game but the Danes responded two rounds later, trailing 2-1.
Kirill “ANGE1” Karasiow’s team picked up five rounds to respond and led 7-1. Astralis won five of the last seven rounds in the first half but lost the first half 9-6.
Özgür “woxic” Eker got a triple kill in the second half pistol round to get HellRaisers’s tenth round but Astralis won the second round to halt HellRaisers’s progress. Later in the half, Astralis tied the game at 13-13 but couldn’t take the lead as HellRaisers won a round with pistols (14-13).
woxic opened up the next round with an entry kill to give his team two match points. ANGE1’s two entry kills finished off the game as HellRaisers won 16-13 and advanced to the playoffs.
Luminosity and FaZe squared off on Train. FaZe, who started the game on the T-side, won the pistol round with a team ace. Luminosity responded with seven rounds in a row and went on to have a 9-6 lead at halftime.
The comeback was on in the second half as FaZe won the pistol and first weapon rounds to lead 10-9. FaZe were comfortable on the CT-side and won the match 16-12, booking their spot in the playoffs.