Credit: Ninjas in Pyjamas
The Swedish Ninjas remain undefeated at the ongoing IEM Fall EU. NIP managed to make a comeback and grab the win in their Bo1, even though they were down 10-1. The underdogs from SKADE couldn’t maintain the dominance on the CT side, which resulted in the comeback for NIP. The Ninjas are guaranteed a top-three spot in the group, which means that at the very least they will play for points in the 9th-11th.
SKADE looked to closed the series dominantly after they started Overpass with a 10-1 lead on the back of Rainwaker relentless rifle plays, locking down the first half 11-4. In the second half, SKADE kept their momentum winning the pistol. Down 4-11, device and company put up a wall on the CT side once they got weapons in hand. Strong defenses on both A and B, meant that NIP managed to turn things around and secure the win in the end, 16-14.
SKADE – NIP | IEM Fall EU
14-16 (Overpass) | Rainwaker – 1.48 Rating / 31-18 K-D / 103.5 ADR
IEM Fall 2021 EU overview:
fnatic– Fiend (12-16) | h4rn – 1.43 Rating / 24-15 K-D / 88.9 ADR
FaZe – DBL PONEY (16-13) | broky - 1.42 Rating / 30-19 K-D / 98.9 ADR