Liquid vs. NAVI Tip, preliminary report and a forecast – Katowice 2021 CS:GO
NAVI won the last 10 duels
In the upper-bracket final of group B Liquid
will meet. Both teams are already qualified for the playoffs and will play for the seeding in this duel. While the loser is entering the quarterfinals, the winner finishes in the top 4 and has a fixed place in the semifinals.
Both teams showed great performances at the IEM Katowice so far and especially the more or less dominant performance of Liquid is a bit surprising.
Author's tip: NAVI wins 2:0
Table of Content
The game is played as bo3 and online. NAVI came into this tournament as the #1 team in the EsportFire World Rankings and has proven this position so far. At IEM Katowice, the team is still without a map loss and is currently playing sensationally.
Date and provider
The match between Liquid and NAVI will be played live at 7.00 p.m. (CET) on 21.02.2021. An English cast will be provided by ESL themselves. The 99Damage team will broadcast the game in German. The upcoming games of the IEM Katowice will also be casted on Twitch in numerous other languages.
Liquid - Latest performance & results
had problems at the beginning after the new signing FalleN
, but showed very good performances in the play-ins as well as the main tournament of Katowice. Earlier in the week, the team qualified quite clearly for the IEM Katowice 2021 with wins against MIBR
. In Group B, Liquid faced FaZe
, among others, and thus had quite strong opponents. In the duel between Liquid
, the North American team is the clear underdog in view of the odds.
While Liquid managed to avenge their recent two defeats in the match with FaZe , the victory against the French top team Vitality on the second match day was quite surprising. After losing their map pick Nuke in overtime, the North Americans fought their way back into the game on Vertigo. On Mirage, Liquid showed a great performance and finally won. EliGE in particular had a great day individually.
Natus Vincere - Latest performance & results
is currently more than deservedly in the first place of the EsportFire World Ranking, and won a stunning amount of ten games in a row after the lower-bracket run at the BLAST Global Finals. The team from the CIS region is currently the benchmark in the game. The team was already qualified for the IEM Katowice and therefore did not have to participate in the play-ins. The start at the main event went according to plan for the Russian top team. The odds between Liquid
also clearly favor the team around s1mple.
After the successful qualification for the BLAST Spring Finals NAVI started well into the IEM Katowice 2021 against Virtus.Pro. Two clear wins on Dust2 and Train secured the first round victory. In the upper-bracket semifinals, against FURIA , who also played strongly, NAVI won their map pick Nuke very clearly after a tight first map. All in all, the team is currently convincing in all respects and rightly enters the duel with Liquid as the favorite.
Liquid vs. Natus Vincere - Map-Veto prediction
The bans are Vertigo and Train. Between Liquid and NAVI , the tip regarding the maps is Mirage and Nuke. Inferno and Dust2 could be the deciders. All in all, Natus Vincere should have the upper hand on all maps and celebrate another solid success.
Liquid vs. Natus Vincere - Prediction
The author estimated the odds at 50/100 and the tip is therefore at medium risk. Please always keep in mind that sports betting is not a money-making business, but should remain entertainment. Only bet with money that you are capable of losing. Through our preliminary reports we offer you a detailed summary and analysis of the latest events and try to increase your chance of winning - information is key.
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