MAD Lions vs OFFSET: what to expect and how to watch the QualiFiRe Iberia final for a place in the FiReLEAGUE finals

13/04/2021 Grupo terrorista en Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Tomorrow will be the definition of the last QualiFiRe facing the FiReLEAGUE, for which there is little more than a week. The Portuguese of OFFSET will face the Europeans of MAD Lions to the best of three maps, only the winner will be able to travel to Buenos Aires.

Both teams arrive in good shape, without having lost a single map in the entire competition. MAD Lions won group A after beating x6tence 16-7 in Dust II and GTZ Bulls 16-6 in Ancient. In the semifinals they dispatched SAW Youngsters 2-0 (16-5 Ancient; 16-5 Mirage).

For its part, OFFSET was the leader of group B after beating VELOX 16-10 in Inferno and SAW Youngsters 16-7 on the same map. In playoffs the rival was eXploit, which they beat 2-0 (16-7 Inferno; 16-12 Mirage).

There are two antecedents between both teams. The first is July, in the final of GameGune 23, where MAD Lions won 2-0 (16-5 Nuke; 16-9 Overpass). In September they crossed paths again, but for the regular season of the ESEA Adavanced Season 38, and again the victory was for the lions, by 16-11 in Nuke.

MAD Lions leaves as the favorite to stay with the series due to their recent good results, including the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown, where they beat Evil Geniuses 2-0 and G2 2-1, despite later losing to Team Liquid 2-0. They also secured qualification for the November DreamHack Open main event, after beating Entropiq and SKADE, both 2-0.

On behalf of OFFSET, they qualified for the LAN finals of the Portuguese league having won their group with 2-0 triumphs against Native 2 Empire and For The Win. EasTor will seek victory to meet again with the Argentine public after his participation with 9z in the historic victory against Vitality.

The game can be seen on the FiReSPORTS Twitch channel starting at 15 (AR) tomorrow.


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