S1mple: "I need to step up because my team carried me" Interview2022-05-21 09:50:00
It was hard to play, especially for me. First of all, I need to step up. Because as a team we were playing really good on the second and third map. Actually, we prepared a really good Inferno, but it seems they prepared better. I need to step up a bit because my team carried me. [The reason?] I just feel some of the rounds were unlucky. I was overthinking that opponents were going to do something smart, you know. And sometimes, they just do something normal when I was expecting something much better. That's it.
How does he feel beating Heroic on Nuke after losing to them on the previous tournaments
It's a very [good feeling] because of course we prepared this map but we had a 25% win rate on it in the past three months. And yeah, maybe, it's the Major map, you know.
This is a more important tournament than the previous two that we played. So of course we expected them to play good and yeah. I mean…
S1mple was unable to finish his interview because of the crowd chanting his name. He thanked them for the support, causing ovations.
NAVI defeated Heroic in a full bo3. The Danes were better on the first map and got close to winning on the second. But the deciding Nuke turned out to be a disaster for Heroic. NAVI hammered Heroic in the first half, and the second was just a formality. In the next match, s1mple's team will face ENCE.