Minnesota Røkkr vs Dallas Empire
Call of Duty League Champs
CDL Championship Weekend: Minnesota Røkkr falls to Dallas Empire in 0-3 loss.
Minnesota just couldn’t find their groove and faced a heartbreaking loss to Dallas Empire on Day 1 of Championship Weekend.
Røkkr will now face LA Thieves in Elimination Round 1.
Map 1: Moscow Hardpoint
This hardpoint didn’t start off too well for Minnesota. There were tough gun fights that just seemed unwinnable. Dallas was consistently pulling ahead. Røkkr were trying to close the lead gap but couldn’t get there. In the end, Dallas won 250-147. Empire’s Shotzzy and Vivid managed to get a 5 kill streak during the match.
Røkkr’s stats were solid but not good enough for a win.
Map 2: Raid Search and Destroy
Rounds were traded in the beginning and the match was tied 1-1. Empire’s Shotzzy made a big play to close out round 3, putting them up 2-1. That round was the beginning of a Røkkr fan’s biggest nightmare. Minnesota couldn’t find their footing on defense or offense. To keep it short and less painful for us all, Dallas went on to win 4 straight rounds and won the match 6-1.
Map 3: Raid Control
This was Minnesota’s last and only opportunity to pull off the reverse sweep. Røkkr started off great and won their attacking round. Dallas came back and won on their offensive round as well. Round 3 ended with Dallas picking off all Røkkr lives. Minnesota HAD to win this next round to stay in the game. Unfortunately, Dallas managed to capture both points and closed it out. Final score: 3-1. Empire’s Illey had a 5 kill streak and Vivid had a 6 kill streak.