Tonight at 20:30 CET
the quarter final between the Iron Fist
and the Paniek Zaaiende Zigeuners
from the BeNeLux will be played. It is not a secret where the coverage around this match can be found; #EuroCup.q3.
Click on to read our previews upon this match which in my case obviously will be a bit different as I am a player for PZZ
Preview by HellSpaWN
It's kinda hard to write a preview about your own clan. Before I give that a try let me tell you that I in no way made supervisor-decisions for my own clan. I always ask Eri to take care of problems featuring my own clan. One of these problems was the scheduling of this match; PZZ and Iron could not agree upon a date so it was Eri who had to force it.
We played Iron quite often in UK leagues like BarrysWorld and as far as I know we lost all those matches; one closer than others but still, we lost. However I always experienced playing Iron as very friendly matches. I hope we can keep that up in tonight's match.
For at least, the friendly-part; I feel we improved quite a lot and that we know how to play about every map quite well. We'll just be doing our best, playing our own game and see where it ends for us... hopefully not tonight!
Preview by Eri
The second quarter final of this seasons cup is between PZZ and Ironfist. Both well known teams in the european scene and long time participants in the eurocup. While Ironfist had little problems in the group stage (winning all their games),
PZZ had a rather shaky ride, some people might even argue they only got this far due to their consistent selecting of ospdm15 as homemap, which indeed they have not lost so far..
However thats not to say PZZ in itself isnt a solid team, i dont think they are particularely weak on any map, but just not that strong either except on osp15. Ironfist on the contrary is very strong on most maps , only the once again popping up osp15 could be their weakness.Pings shouldnt be an issue for this match , i predict a gs.net server and a swift agreement.
As for maps , i expect PZZ to go with 'u know what by now' and dm14tmp as second map. My prediction for dm14tmp being based on my opinion that if PZZ want to win this matchup it'll have to happen tactics wise rather than pure aim.. and dm14tmp seems the best map to do it on.
As For Ironfist's maps i expect an osp5 and dm7. Both suited for their very good aim and quite cessy gamestyle.
About the score then , i'm sorry PZZ but i cant see anything else than a win for ironfist here. Winning iron's mapchoices will prove a daunting task for PZZ indeed and i dont think they'll be up for it. Ospdm15 should go PZZ's way and dm14tmp could be very close , but in the end it'll be for iron as well in my opinion. I'll even go as far as saying that in case
Mist shows up for this game we might be seeying a clean 3-0 rather than 3-1.