The Argentine team defeated Virtus.Pro 2-1, currently tenth in the ranking and Major champion in 2022. Thus, they advanced to the round of 16 of the tournament in Malta.
After playing two Majors in a row in 2022 and defeating teams of the caliber of Team Vitality, Fnatic, Evil Geniuses and Furia, along with numerous victories at the regional level, Team 9z wrote a golden page in his CSGO history: beat Virtus.Pro at the start of the ESL Pro League S18 Playoffs, one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world.
ESL Pro League S18 | 9z Team wrote another historical page for Argentine CSGO
The group created by Frankcaster was imposed with a partial 16-14 (Mirage), 10-16 (Inferno) and 16-14 against the Russians, tenth in the world ranking and champions of Brazil Major in 2022, under the name Outsiders. An achievement that ranks as the most popular national and regional Counter, and also a leader in esports in general.
This is the third meeting between both teams this year. Virtus.Pro has imposed itself very comfortably before Team 9z, at ESL Challenger Katowice 2023 (16-4 and 16-7) and at FiReLEAGUE Battle 2023 (16-5 and 16-7). However, the national cast showed a good level from the hit and from the strategic and He dropped a rival who had always been a candidate.
The set path the Argentinians Buda and Try, the Uruguayans Dgt and Max and the Chilean David will follow it Wednesday September 27 against the European Movistar Riders (27th in the ranking), for the ticket to the quarterfinals. It is from 14 from Argentina, with transmission Forg1. This will be the first meeting between both teams.
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