FURIA Esports swept Team Liquid on Sunday to improve to 3-0 in the ESL Pro League Season 12: North America event.
Finishing off Week 2 play, FURIA (3-0) posted identical 16-8 scores on Nuke and Vertigo to hand Liquid (2-1) their first setback.
Henrique “HEN1” Teles led the charge for FURIA with 51 kills and a plus-24 kill-death differential. Jonathan “EliGE” Jablonowski tallied a team-high 39 kills for Liquid.
The top two teams in the standings of the $225,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will advance to the upper bracket of the double-elimination playoffs. The third- and fourth-place sides will move on to the lower bracket of the playoffs.
All matches except for the final are best-of-three. The Sept. 27 championship match will be best-of-five, with the team emerging from the upper bracket starting with a one-map lead.
Week 3 begins Tuesday with Chaos Esports Club facing winless Triumph.
ESL Pro League Season 12: North America standings through Sunday:
T1. Evil Geniuses, 3-0
T1. FURIA Esports, 3-0
3. Team Liquid, 2-1
T4. 100 Thieves, 1-2
T4. Chaos Esports Club, 1-2
T4. Cloud9, 1-2
T4. Gen.G Esports, 1-2
8. Triumph, 0-3
–Field Level Media