device to miss IEM Winter 2021 playoffs due to health issues

NIP has announced that Nicolai "device" Reedtz will miss the upcoming IEM Winter 2021 playoff match due to health problems. In the semifinal against G2, the main AWPer will be replaced by Love «⁠phzy»⁠ Smidebrant, a player of Young Ninjas.

According to the information published, Reedtz tested negative for COVID-19, but received a recommendation from a doctor to take some time to rest.

The IEM Winter 2021 semifinals will take place tomorrow, December 11. The meeting between NIP and G2, which will be held in a best-of-three format, kicks off at 21:15 MSK.

 NIP’s lineup for the IEM Winter 2021 semifinal:

 Fredrik "⁠REZ⁠" Sterner
 Nicolas "⁠Plopski⁠" Gonzalez Zamora
 Hampus "⁠hampus⁠" Poser
 Patrick "⁠es3tag⁠" Hansen
 Love "⁠phzy⁠" Smidebrant