ESL Pro League Season 16: Complexity sweep past Astralis

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North American team,  Complexity, has finally defeated a European CS:GO team in 2022.

They did it with a reverse sweep victory over Astralis in the opening round of ESL Pro League Season 16’s Group C.

This could be termed one of the biggest victories the organization has had with its North American CS:GO roster.

The success was down to collective effort and calmness of Complexity. This was needed by a team that was  0-1 down in the series after losing Inferno 16-9.

Eu routes their victory, Complexity worked hard to tie the series on Nuke after the third overtime (25-23).

In the decider of the series, Dust II, Complexity posted a dominant 9-3 run as the CTs closed out the game 16-11.

Many had rooted for Astralis being the favourite going into the series. Those who missed the game will be surprised how Complexity managed to secure a win against the Danish squad.

With Benjamin “blameF” Bremer shining with 80 frags and just 58 deaths, Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander, Asger “Farlig” Jensen, and Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke also have positive K/D ratios. The bookies had rooted Astralis for the win.

 Complexity came into the game as the underdog. The te Haddam only heal “Grim” Wince as the player that finished with a positive K/D, while all the others didn’t frag much.

Australia has now put itself in a tough spot due to this defeat. They have to progress beyond Group C which also contains tier-one teams such as MOUZ, Heroic, and ENCE.

Out of the six teams in the group, only three will make the playoffs. This means Astralis will need to take down at least one of MOUZ, Heroic, and ENCE to have a chance of qualifying.

This is the best result so far for Complexity as far as the year 2022 is concerned.

 Astralis might not be in their prime form, but it remains Complexity’s best result in 2022 by far.

Before the success, Complexity had failed to record a single win against  a European team since the organization acquired this North American roster to compete in 2022

Written by Oladipupo Mojeed