MOUZ NXT sensationally eliminated from WePlay Academy League Season 5 group stage

Four-time champions of the WePlay Academy League MOUZ NXT have failed to make it to the decisive stage of the tournament for the first time in their history. The elimination of the MOUZ academy team was the main surprise of the group stage of the league's fifth season, which concluded today, August 7.

Following the results of the opening stage of the event, fnatic Rising ended up at the top of Group A, while BIG Academy finished first in Group B, which saw these teams secure direct playoff spots.

The list of teams to compete in the playoffs will be completed following the Gauntlet stage. On August 9-10, the two remaining spots will be battled out between NAVI Junior, Team Spirit Academy, Astralis Talent, Young Ninjas, FURIA Academy and OG Academy, who placed second to fourth in their respective groups.

The group stage final standings look as follows:

Gauntlet stage seeding:

The playoffs of WePlay Academy League Season 5 will take place on August 12-14. As a result of MOUZ NXT's elimination, the league will have a new champion for the first time.