NAVI advance to the playoffs at IEM Cologne 2021; Liquid are out
NAVI defeated Vitality 2-1 - 14-16 on Overpass, 16-3 on Nuke and 16-10 on Mirage. This victory was the second straight for the CIS team in the group stage, guaranteeing a playoff appearance, in the second round of the upper bracket in Group B at IEM Cologne 2021,.
In the Group A lower bracket BIG was stronger than Liquid, knocking the North Americans out of the tournament. The game ended 2-0 on Vertigo 16-11 and 16-13 at Nuke.