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Vitality crushes C9, just two matches away from defending Counter-Strike Major championship

Team Vitality Dominates Cloud9 in PGL Copenhagen CS2 Major Quarterfinals

Team Vitality showcased their dominance in the playoffs of the PGL Copenhagen CS2 Major on March 28. Going head-to-head with Cloud9 in the first quarterfinal, Vitality emerged as clear winners, leaving no room for an underdog story.

On Vitality’s pick on Inferno, both teams put up a tough fight, matching each other blow for blow. However, Vitality secured crucial victories and clutches in the second half, outplaying C9 with a 13-8 score. Continuing their momentum, Vitality proceeded to crush the CIS team with an impressive 13-2 result on Anubis, securing a spot in the CS2 Major’s semifinals.

Teams’ Playoff Performances Highlighted the Difference in Level

Both Team Vitality and Cloud9 advanced to the playoffs with 3-1 results from the Elimination Stage. However, the contrast in their performances was evident. In a post-match interview, flameZ from Cloud9 admitted that the team felt “off” during the group stage but came alive and performed exceptionally well in the playoffs.

Team Vitality Aims to Defend their Major Title

Having emerged victorious in the previous Counter-Strike Major in Paris, Team Vitality has set their sights on defending their title. With several roster changes, including flameZ and mezii replacing Magisk and dupreeh, and XTQZZZ taking over the coaching role from zonic, Vitality remains one of the strongest contenders in the Copenhagen Major.

Team Spirit Could Be Vitality’s Next Challenge

If Team Vitality continues their winning streak, their next opponent could be Team Spirit, another strong contender for the Major trophy. Team Spirit showcased their prowess in Katowice, losing only a single map against Natus Vincere. However, before they face off against Vitality, Team Spirit must overcome FaZe Clan’s explosive lineup, which won’t be an easy task.

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