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OG eliminate paiN from BLAST Showdown

The Europeans are a step closer to making the Fall Final.

Aleksib and company have eliminated the Brazilians from BLAST Premier Fall Showdown, following a 2-0 victory in the Round of 16. The Europeans will now move on to the Quarter-finals of the tournament where they will face Complexity for a spot in the Semi-finals.

The action of the series started on paiN’s pick of Ancient, where the Brazilians kicked off things on the right foot quickly grabbing a 5-1 lead. But unfortunately for them, OG slowly began to find their footing and grinded out nine rounds in a row to end the first half with a 10-5 advantage. In the second half, paiN climbed back on the scoreboard and managed to lower their deficit to only two rounds, but ultimately fell, losing the map 16-13.

Aleksib’s troops dominated on their own map pick of Inferno, starting on the T-side and running away with an impressive 11-4 half-time lead. The Brazilians simply couldn’t withstand the onslaught from OG who didn’t lay off the gas pedal and cruised to a 16-6 victory to advance further in the tournament.

OG vs paiN 2-0 | BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2021

Ancient (16-13) | Aleksib – 1.41 Rating / 23-16 / 105.0 ADR
Inferno (16-6) | Aleksib – 1.41 Rating / 16-10 / 79.1 ADR


Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen – 1.40 Rating / 39-26 / 93.8 ADR / 76.5% KAST

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