Team Liquid wins the North American derby at ESL Pro League Season 16

Team Liquid beat Evil Geniuses 2:0 at the ESL Pro League Season 16 group stage. After this victory, the North American team scores six points, catching up with Cloud9 and FURIA in the group D standings. In turn, Evil Geniuses remains in last place, with zero points.

The last match of the game day started on the map Inferno, which became the choice of Evil Geniuses. However, "liquid" quickly seized the initiative on the server, managing to close half of the defense with a twofold advantage - 10:5. After the change of sides, the nominal "owners" of the map could not join the fight, while Team Liquid quickly got the required number of rounds and took the lead in the series - 16:7.

Next, the teams moved to the Dust 2 map, which became the choice of Team Liquid. But if the first half went in an equal fight, then after the change of sides, the intrigue quickly disappeared from the server. As a result, "liquid" had an excellent half in defense, having managed to get the second victory in the championship - 16:8.

In the next round, Team Liquid will play with FURIA. In turn, Evil Geniuses will meet with the Turkish team Eternal Fire.

ESL Pro League Season 16 runs from August 31st to October 2nd in Malta at the Salini Resort. 24 teams from Europe, CIS, North and South America compete for a total prize pool of $835,000. The winner of the tournament will receive the main prize of $175,000, as well as tickets to BLAST Premier: World Final 2022 and IEM Katowice 2023.

Intermediate results of ESL Pro League Season 16