FalleN and Imperial had chosen Nuke as the setting for their meeting against 9z. The first half was pure dominance from the experienced AWP’er, who lead his team to an impressive 13-2 lead. But that was matched in the second half by 9z, who had already delivered an upset by beating Coldzera and 00Nation earlier on. It took two overtime series to find the winner of the match, where 9z ended on top with a 22-20 win.
The South Americans are now 2-0, and now has three matches to try and qualify for the IEM Rio Major.alf.
Imperial – 9z 20-22 | IEM Road to Rio RMR (Americas)
(Nuke) | Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo – 34 kills