G2 and Cloud9 to face off on day 3 of the PGL Major
The second day of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at the PGL Major in Krakow, Poland has met its end, as several teams approach important matches in the group stage.
BIG, Gambit Esports, SK Gaming, and Virtus Pro all won their round two high matches today, and they’ll go head-to-head for the first two playoff spots. Penta Sports, FlipSid3 Tactics, Vega Squadron, and even FaZe Clan face elimination tomorrow. As a result of tomorrow’s matches, two of them will go home and two of them will go on to play another day.
The round two mid matches are set as well, pinning Cloud9, G2 Esports, Astralis, Fnatic, North, Mousesports, Natus Vincere, and Immortals all in a fight to stay alive at the Major. The scores for today’s matches are listed below.
Round Two Low Matches
North 16-9 Penta
Natus Vincere 16-9 FlipSid3 Tactics
Immortals 16-6 Vega
Round Two High Matches
BIG 16-11 Cloud9
Gambit 16-6 G2
SK 16-8 Astralis
VP 16-11 Fnatic
The Swiss format matchups for day three are listed below. When teams have completed their matches for the day, they will be randomly paired with other teams of the same record, in accordance with the Swiss format, for the following day’s best-of-one games.
0-2 low matches
5am ET: Vega Squadron vs. Penta Sports
6:30am ET: FlipSid3 Tactics vs. FaZe Clan
1-1 mid matches
8am ET: Mousesports vs. North
9:30am ET: Immortals vs. Natus Vincere
11:00am ET: G2 Esports vs. Cloud9
12:30pm ET: Fnatic vs. Astralis
2-0 high matches
2pm ET: Gambit Esports vs. Virtus Pro
3:30pm ET: Virtus Pro vs. Fnatic
A lot is on the line tomorrow as the halfway mark of the group stage draws closer at the $1 million Krakow Major.