Astralis has secured a spot in the BLAST Premier Spring Final after an intense back-and-forth series against OG in the final match of the Spring Groups. The teams displayed impressive performance on all three maps, with both sides trading blows on Inferno and Vertigo. The series was decided in overtime on Ancient, with Astralis coming out on top.
The debut event for Christian “Buzz” Andersen was met with some challenges, but the young player demonstrated improvement as the series progressed. Meanwhile, Nicolai “device” Reedtz, who made his return, was a consistent performer and played a crucial role in securing victory on Vertigo and in leading Astralis to the win on Ancient.
OG will participate in the Showdown following their defeat and will need to navigate through the single-elimination bracket to secure a place in the Spring Final. The European side encountered issues with individual mistakes and poor decision-making in critical moments. These issues will need to be addressed promptly as they are set to face Sprout in the IEM Katowice Play-In on Wednesday.
Last Updated on January 29, 2023