Astralis

AstralisAstralis has won Eleague Premier by taking down Team LiquidTeam Liquid 2:0(Inferno 16:5, Nuke 16:12) and won $500,000 in prize money.

It was clear that AstralisAstralis was a strong favorite in this match up as they’ve won against Team LiquidTeam Liquid last nine times they’ve played. Last timeTeam LiquidTeam Liquid won over AstralisAstralis was back in 2017!

Team LiquidLiquid unfortunately never showed up on Inferno as they’ve won their first round in 15th round of first half! That is almost unheard of in finals of any Top tier tournament. They have made a minor attempt to make the game more equal with 4 consecutive rounds on CT side(2nd half) but that was pretty much all they’ve did whole map.

Emil “Magisk” Reif and Nicolai “Device” Reedtz where completely in control of the map with 1.80 and 1.78 rating respectively.

Nuke was a surprisingly left in map pool as it’s known as almost unwinnable map against AstralisAstralis recently. For a change Team LiquidLiquid has show up for this map and managed to put up a decent fight. They’ve started with 4:1 as CT just to have AstralisAstralis make 4:1 T run to close out the half on 7:8 for Team LiquidLiquid. Second half when AstralisAstralis was CT went as expected where they’ve allowed only 4 consecutive rounds for liquid and easily closed the map and series 16:12.

Final Standings:
1. AstralisAstralis $500,000
2. Team LiquidTeam Liquid $200,000
3-4. MousesportsMousesports $80,000
3-4. Na'ViNatus Vincere $80,000
5-6. FnaticFnatic $40,000
5-6. MiBRMIBR $40,000
7-8. FaZeFaze $30,000
7-8. Cloud9Cloud9 $30,000