FaZe and Astralis start IEM Cologne 2022 group stage with victories

FaZe and Astralis have successfully opened their IEM Cologne 2022 campaigns in Group B. The reigning Major champions beat 00NATION (16:13 on Ancient and 16:10 on Inferno), while the Danish roster got the better of FURIA (16:8 on Nuke and 16:11 on Mirage).

The victories secured FaZe and Astralis spots in the upper bracket semifinals of Group B, where they will face off against Team Spirit and Cloud9, respectively. These matches are scheduled for tomorrow, July 9, with the victors earning tickets to the playoffs of the ongoing tournament.

The current Group B bracket:

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