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Fnatic and Liquid eliminated from Europe Challengers | VCT stage 3 challengers Europe

Fnatic and Team Liquid faced early elimination from Europe Challengers 1. In VCT 2021 stage 2 these teams were the top 2 from whole EMEA region and represented them in Iceland Masters.

Fnatic and Liquid are qualified for Challengers 2. It will be the last chance for both teams to continue their Road to Berlin. Only 2 spots are remaining for Europe teams in EMEA Challengers Playoffs and both these would love to have a spot their.

G2 eliminates Fnatic from Challengers-

G2 esports beat Fnatic in lower bracket round 2 series to secure their spot in Challengers Payoffs. After loosing to Guild 2-1 in upper bracket round 2, Fnatic got dropped in lower bracket to keep their run in challengers alive where they faced G2.

It was a great series, G2 won 2-0 to secure top 4 finish. They will now face FunPlus Phoenix. While the series score looked one sided it was more closer in reality. Map 1 was Icebox where G2 completed a comeback to secure map. Map 2 was Haven and was an epic show between both teams. It went in quadruple Overtime, in the end G2 took the map 17-15.

Liquid eliminated by FunPlus Phoenix-

In another lower bracket round 2 matchup Team Liquid fall short to FPX and got eliminated from Challengers. In first round Team Liquid face Fnatic in upper bracket where they lost 2-1 and got dropped in lower bracket. Then they faced Team BDS in lower bracket round 1 and won the series 2-0 to move on.

FPX beat Liquid 2-0 and it looked convincingly as both the maps went to FPX with a score of 13-9.

FPX and G2 will now face each other in lower bracket Round 3 and winner will move on to lower bracket finals where they will face the loser of Guild vs Acend game in upper bracket finals for a spot in Grand finals.

The remaining teams Guild Esports, Acend, G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix secures a top 4 finish in Challengers 1 and are qualified for Challengers Playoffs.


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