The last matches of the second round of the PGL Major Stockholm 2021 Legends Stage have ended, as a result of which NAVI and NIP were on the verge of reaching the playoffs of the championship. At the same time Heroic, Virtus.pro, FURIA and Astralis will start the next round with the result "1-1". In turn, Vitality and MOUZ fell into the lower basket of the tournament, where they will play in elimination matches.
Vitality - Heroic
The European derby started on Overpass, which was a rather unexpected choice. However, the Danish team quickly seized the initiative to gain a comfortable advantage over the side switching. And if at the start of the second half the French tried to fight, then towards the end of the map Heroic switched on to close all questions and send the opponent to the lower basket - 16:12.
NAVI - Virtus.pro
In a parallel match, the intrigue was alive only at the start. However, "Born to Win" quickly seized the advantage, ahead of their compatriots by seven rounds. Nevertheless, after the changeover, Virtus.pro failed to wake up, finally capitulating to the onslaught of NAVI - 16: 4.
FURIA - MOUZ
One of the last meetings started on the Inferno map. And if in the first half MOUZ still showed attempts to fight, then after the change of sides the team finally collapsed, losing the victory to the Brazilians - 16: 9.
NIP - Astralis
Passions were expected from this match. However, from the very start it became clear that the Swedes were ready for the rival, showing an exemplary game in defense on the Inferno map. Astralis could not cope with this psychologically, in fact, capitulating to the NIP - 16: 1.
PGL Major Stockholm 2021 runs from October 26 to November 7 in Sweden. 24 teams are competing for a prize pool of $ 2,000,000, as well as BLAST Premier and ESL Pro Tour points. The championship playoffs will take place at the Avicii Arena with spectators, while the early stages of the championship take place in a studio format.