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The semifinals are set for ESL One Cologne 2017!

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After three days of Swiss group stage matches, the time has come to move ESL Cologne to the LANXESS Arena to kick off the playoff matches in front on a live audience. Eight teams have fought their way through to the big stage: Natus Vincere, Cloud9, Ninjas in Pyjamas, G2 Esports, SK Gaming, FaZe Clan, OpTic Gaming and Team Liquid. We had the pleasure of watching all of the quarterfinal matches yesterday, with Natus Vincere, Cloud9, FaZe Clan and SK Gaming emerging victorious and securing themselves a slot in the semifinals.

Results

Natus Vincere vs. G2 Esports 2-0

  • 19-17 on overpass
  • 16-13 on nuke

 

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Cloud9 1-2

  • 10-16 on train
  • 16-11 on cache
  • 6-16 on cobblestone

 

 

FaZe Clan vs. Team Liquid 2-0

  • 16-9 on overpass
  • 16-5 on train

 

 

 

OpTic Gaming vs. SK Gaming

  • 16-10 on mirage
  • 9-16 on cache
  • 7-16 on cobblestone

 

 

 

The action continues with the semifinals!

The semifinals kick off today, July 8, at 16:00 CEST! Be sure to tune in to the live broadcast and follow ESL CS on Twitter and Facebook for updates, live coverage, highlights and more.

You can find the full schedule here.