FaZe vs FURIA Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

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FaZe vs FURIA Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

FaZe vs FURIA is going to be one of the Upper Bracket Semi Final matchups in the IEM Rio 2023

FURIA will try to get their first win against FaZe in two years when the teams meet in the IEM Rio 2023 Upper Bracket Semi Finals. FaZe are the current Intel Grand Slam champions and have an excellent head-to-record against their upcoming opponents. Therefore, FURIA are not the CSGO betting favorites in this tie, but they will be hopeful of ending their drought against FaZe on home soil. 


The FaZe contingent had to take a 15-hour flight from Copenhagen to Rio as they had to play in the European RMRs for Paris Major 2023. The American outfit had less than 24 hours to prepare for their game after landing, but that did not stop them from picking up a runaway 16-3 victory against 9z at the Upper Bracket Quarter Finals. 



Håvard “rain” Nygaard

  • HLTV Rating: 1.03
  • Impact Rating: 1.16
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 69.9%
  • Average Damage Round: 79.9
  • Kills Per Round: 0.71

Helvijs “broky” Saukants

  • HLTV Rating: 1.10
  • Impact Rating: 1.01
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 72.8%
  • Average Damage Round: 73.1
  • Kills Per Round: 0.70

Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken

  • HLTV Rating: 1.11
  • Impact Rating: 1.08
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 73.8%
  • Average Damage Round: 76.9
  • Kills Per Round: 0.73

Finn “karrigan” Andersen

  • HLTV Rating: 0.91
  • Impact Rating: 0.91
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 66.8%
  • Average Damage Round: 68.7
  • Kills Per Round: 0.62

Robin “ropz” Kool

  • HLTV Rating: 1.15
  • Impact Rating: 1.10
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 72.6%
  • Average Damage Round:78.5
  • Kills Per Round:0.74

Player To Watch



FURIA’s Upper Bracket Quarter Final was no walk in the park. They took on a formidable fnatic side, which bagged a Paris Major Legends Stage pass only days ago. The Brazilians could not take their chances to finish the game in regulation time, but they successfully shut out fnatic from the B bombsite in overtime and secured a hard-fought victory. 



Yuri “yuurih” Boian

  • HLTV Rating: 1.18
  • Impact Rating: 1.14
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 73.2%
  • Average Damage Round: 83.9
  • Kills Per Round: 0.75

Andrei “arT” Piovezan

  • HLTV Rating: 1.09
  • Impact Rating: 1.27
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 68.4%
  • Average Damage Round: 77.7
  • Kills Per Round: 0.70

Kaike “KSCERATO” Cerato

  • HLTV Rating: 1.19
  • Impact Rating:1.10
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 75.1%
  • Average Damage Round: 79.6
  • Kills Per Round: 0.74

André “drop” Abreu

  • HLTV Rating: 0.99
  • Impact Rating: 0.89
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.2%
  • Average Damage Round: 66.9
  • Kills Per Round: 0.61

Rafael “saffee” Costa

  • HLTV Rating: 1.20
  • Impact Rating: 1.21
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 73.1%
  • Average Damage Round: 78.5
  • Kills Per Round: 0.78

Player to Watch


FaZe vs FURIA Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

We expect FURIA to keep up their winning run with a narrow 2-1 win over FaZe

FaZe vs FURIA Head to Head Record 

FaZe 10-5 FURIA

FaZe vs FURIA Maps 

  • Mirage
  • Inferno
  • Nuke

FaZe vs FURIA Score 

  • Map 1: FURIA to win by +3<
  • Map 2: FaZe to win by +4<
  • Map 3: FURIA to win in OT

FaZe vs FURIA Top Fragger


IEM Rio 2023 FURIA vs FaZe Match Links

FaZe vs FURIA Match Time

April 18, 2023 – 13:30 ET/12:30 CST/10:30 PT

FaZe vs FURIA Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023
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