G2 Esports defeat OG in ESL One Cologne classic

G2 Esports booked their place in the ESL One Cologne Europe semifinal with a dramatic victory over OG.

G2 prevailed in overtime of the third and decisive map after battling back from 15-10 down.

G2 won Nuke 16-6 before OG levelled the match with a 16-10 victory on train. OG looked set to progress to the final four before G2's brilliant comeback on Dust2.

G2 Esports vs Heroic in the ESL One Cologne 2020 semifinal is on Saturday at 3pm CET.

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In his postgame interview, G2 star huNter- said: "Maybe it was good to watch but, to play, it was really tough.

"JaCkz and Kenny played some great rounds to wake us up. I'm just proud of my guys and thanks for carrying my ass today.

"Heroic are a really great team and they are shooting really well. You know it's really hard to beat the same team twice in the same event. It will be a tough match and we need to prepare ourselves and aim for the finals."

The final four


Heroic vs G2 will be the first ESL One Cologne semifinal in Europe, with Team Vitality due to face the winners of Astralis vs NIP in the other semi.

The ESL One Cologne Europe grand final is due to be held on Sunday at 6.30pm CET.

Picture: Copyright ESL / Jak Howard