Heroic shock Vitality in the upper semifinal of IEM Katowice
Heroic advance to the group final.
The first match of the upper semifinal in group A at IEM Katowice and the first finalist has been decided.
Vitality decided to play Inferno. Both halves were equal, and the fate of the teams had to be decided over overtime. The first overtime series didn’t decide the winner as both teams won 3 rounds. However, in the second series, Heroic didn’t allow Vitality to win a single round finishing the map 22-18, and winning the match.
Heroic enter the group final and secure the spot in the playoff, while Vitality fall to the lower bracket to face the winner of the CPH Flames vs Gambit standoff.