NAVI.GG.BET vs. TEAM LIQUID: uneasy rival

Dota 2 / News / 23 January 2018 — 12:07

NAVI.GG.BET vs. Team Liquid!

eu Team Liquid will be the second rival of The Born to Win in the group stage of . On the eve of the battle, we decided to recall the history of this rivalry and tell you how long ua NAVI.GG.BET and eu Team Liquid have been competing with each other, as well as which team has been luckier so far.

eu Team Liquid has achieved many amazing victories, including the grand final of The International 2017 held in Seattle. This is amazing achievement, though the team has made a tough road with countless ups and downs, reshuffles and searches for their perfect performance to finally raise Aegis above their heads.

Nonetheless, since the foundation of the team, eu Liquid pretended for the title of one of the strongest teams in both European region and global Dota 2 scene. In autumn 2015, the organization signed the team of de Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi. It proved to be the right step, as the roster has won the most prestigious trophies of the club. After winning several regional qualifiers, the team entered the global arena and became the runner-up of their very first Major.

Current roster of Team Liquid: Miracle-, MATUMBAMAN, KuroKy, MinD_ContRoL, GH

This victory brought the international acknowledgement to eu Team Liquid as a dangerous rival and no other line-up would dare underestimate them. ua Natus Vincere has encountered with the Kuro's roster of eu Team Liquid 10 times, winning one match and losing 8, 1 match ended with draw. Despite these victories the overall record of the encounters between ua NAVI and Liquid is 16-12, ua NAVI leading.

The first encounter of The Born to Win and eu Team Liquid was held on 16 January 2013. They encountered Kuro's roster on 10 June 2016 for the first time. It was the lower brackets of The Manila Major. Our rivals won and advanced to the grand final of the event. Further on, the two teams clashed at The Summit 5, StarLadder i-League Invitational S3, The International 2016 and other tournaments.

The only victory of ua NAVI was in the qualifiers of The Boston Major. The draw match was held at the final stage of . Both ua Natus Vincere and eu Team Liquid earned enough scores to advance to the tournament's main stage.

The fans are somewhat concerned about the upcoming match. Six months ago, our rival was much stronger than ua NAVI. However, lately, our team has improved its performance and results and now it can compete with strong teams and pretend for the top places in the international championships.

We're sure that our players will work hard and prepare well to the upcoming match against eu Liquid and will show a good level of performance. We wish luck to our team and we look forward to seeing bright performance! #gonavi