KRU defeat Sentinels 2-1 in group B decider match of Valorant Champions 2021. KRU esports are now qualified for playoffs whereas the tournament favourites Sentinels faced a massive upset and an early exit from Valorant Champions.
Sentinels vs KRU Valorant Champions Result-
North American one seed Sentinels faced LATAM's KRU in decider game of group B. Both these teams were fighting for the last playoffs spot in playoffs from group B. Sentinels lost to Team Liquid in winner's match before this game and KRU defeated Furia in elimination game to secure this decider match.
Map 1 was Fracture, KRU looked out matched on this map and have no answer to Sentinels. Sentinels won this map convincingly 13-7.
After the first map it was looking like an easy 2-0 sweep in favour of Sentinels as the second map was Haven which was Sentinels one of the best map. Sentinels had an 8-4 lead going into the second half but KRU managed to pull off an insane comeback to win the map 13-11.
Final and decider map of the series was Split. This map was a similar story to haven, Sentinels again had a 8-4 lead in first half. KRU again completed an insane comeback and won Split on final round. KRU beat Sentinels 13-11 on Split to win the series 2-1.
This was a big surprise for the entire Valorant community as the fan favourites and tournament favourites Sentinels faced an super early exit in Valorant's first ever Championship. Sentinels finished the tournament as 9th-12th place finish and $20,000 USD. KRU is now qualified for playoffs as second seed from group B along Team Liquid. KRU will now face Fnatic in quarterfinals on December 9th.