FaZe and Astralis to play in IEM Cologne 2022 playoffs

FaZe and Astralis have reached the Group B upper bracket final of IEM Cologne 2022, which already ensured them spots in the playoffs of the prestigious tournament. In the upper bracket semifinals, Finn "karrigan" Andersen's squad defeated Team Spirit (16:10 on Ancient and 16:13 on Nuke), while Danish team took over Cloud9 (16:11 on Inferno and 16:8 on Mirage).

Tomorrow, July 9, at 20:30 MSK, FaZe and Astralis will face off for the best seed in the decisive stage of the championship. The winner of the match will start the playoffs from the semifinals, while the losing team will play in the quarterfinals.

In turn, Team Spirit and Cloud9 were sent to the lower bracket of Group B, where they will take on FURIA and Liquid, respectively. Both of these matches will kick off on July 9 at 13:30 MSK.

The current Group B bracket:

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