Matches of the quarterfinal stage at ESL Pro League S10 Finals are over. After they had been finished, FNATIC and mousesports advanced to the next part of the tournament, while Team Liquid and Evil Geniuses faced elimination as they took the 5-6th place.
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The Playoffs in Odense started off with a clash between FNATIC and Liquid. There, the Swedish team conquered a swift 2-0 victory: 16-11 Overpass and 16-8 Inferno. Ludvig "Brollan" Brolin was the most valuable player of the series, as he averaged the highest KDR on the server — 1.48 (48-29 K-D, 95.0 ADR).
After that, Evil Geniuses and mousesports kept the show going with another Best of 3. The European squad won the first map Train (16-6), but later the Americans tied the score by outlasting the opponent on Inferno (19-17). It all came down to Nuke, where mouz did not lose a single round, closing out the map 16-0. Özgür "woxic" Eker had the best statistics in this match, scoring a 1.37 rating (67-40 K-D, 86.7 ADR).
Now, the tournament enters the semifinal stage, which is set to kick off with a game between FNATIC and NAVI, as the latter previously placed first in Group A. In the next match, Astralis will put mousesports to the test. Two strongest teams will move on to the grand-final, which will run in the Best of 5 format.
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