Team Vitality, Movistar Riders, Astralis, and FURIA Advance to EPL 18 Playoffs
On the evening of September 3rd, the final team from Group A secured their spot in the playoffs.
FURIA Esports defeated GamerLegion (2:0) in the lower bracket final of ESL Pro League Season 18's Group A, advancing to the first round of the playoffs. Previously, Astralis had achieved the same feat.
Team Vitality and Movistar Riders reached the upper bracket final of Group A, where Vitality emerged victorious (2:0). As a result, the French team will start the playoffs from the quarterfinals, while Movistar Riders will enter the second round.
The playoffs for ESL Pro League Season 18 will take place from September 26th to October 1st. Group stage matches will resume on September 6th with the commencement of Group B games. The match schedule can be found here.