G2 straight to the semis at IEM Cologne 2021; Virtus.pro grab the final playoffs spot in their group
G2 has managed to beat top 1 of the current rating Gambit 2-1 - 16-13 on Mirage, 16-10 on Vertigo and 16-14 on Inferno in the Group A top-seeded final at IEM Cologne 2021. With three victories in the group stage, the European squad advanced to the semifinals of the tournament, while Vladislav "nafany" Gorshkov's squad will begin the playoffs with the quarterfinals.
The decisive match of the Lower bracket took place at the same time, where Virtus.pro took over BIG - 19:15 on Dust2 and 19:16 on Inferno. Representatives of the CIS got a slot in the quarterfinals, and the Germans finished the tournament.