OG vs Fnatic Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

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OG vs Fnatic Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

OG vs Fnatic will be one of the Group B Lower Bracket Semi Finals in the IEM Rio 2023

Fnatic survived a frenetic matchup against 9z to set up a Lower Bracket Semi Final meeting with OG. The French side suffered a 2-0 loss to Cloud9, but they went close in both maps. Their performance against Cloud9 and their recent record against Fnatic prompted us to consider them as the CSGO betting favorites for this tie. Fnatic, however, will be confident of serving their opponents a slice of humble pie following their fantastic comeback against 9z. 


The 2-0 scoreline would lead anyone to believe that Cloud9 had a field day with OG, but the reality was very different. Dmitry “sh1ro” Sokolov had one of his best matches in a Cloud9 shirt to deny OG in both maps. The first map on Mirage finished 16-14 in C9’s favor, while the second map on Overpass also ended in a 16-14 win for Cloud9. Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen and company would rue the missed chances that could have won them the match, but now all they can do is to focus on their coming match against Fnatic. 



Shahar “flameZ” Shushan

  • HLTV Rating: 1.12
  • Impact Rating: 1.15
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.9%
  • Average Damage Round: 79.1
  • Kills Per Round: 0.71

Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen

  • HLTV Rating: 1.02
  • Impact Rating: 1.04
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.3%
  • Average Damage Round: 74.9
  • Kills Per Round: 0.69

Adam “NEOFRAG” Zouhar

  • HLTV Rating: 1.15
  • Impact Rating: 1.21
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.0%
  • Average Damage Round: 84.2
  • Kills Per Round: 0.74

Maciej “F1KU” Miklas

  • HLTV Rating: 1.06
  • Impact Rating: 1.06
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 69.6%
  • Average Damage Round: 76.6
  • Kills Per Round: 0.69

Abdulkhalik “degster” Gasanov

  • HLTV Rating: 1.20
  • Impact Rating: 1.23
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 72.8%
  • Average Damage Round: 78.4
  • Kills Per Round: 0.78

Player To Watch



Fnatic did not have the ideal start to their match against 9z as the Argentinians beat them convincingly in the opening map on Nuke. The Europeans took back control with a dominating 16-3 win on Overpass in the following round. 9z had a good start to the decisive Ancient map as they went 3-0 up, but Fnatic quickly tipped the balance of the game in their favor with a 11-4 half-time lead. A late 9z resurgence was not enough to close the gap. 



Freddy “KRIMZ” Johansson

  • HLTV Rating: 1.05
  • Impact Rating: 1.01
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.2%
  • Average Damage Round: 76.2
  • Kills Per Round: 0.70

William “mezii” Merriman

  • HLTV Rating: 1.12
  • Impact Rating: 1.06
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 73.1%
  • Average Damage Round: 79.0
  • Kills Per Round: 0.71

Nico “nicoodoz” Tamjidi

  • HLTV Rating: 1.09
  • Impact Rating: 1.06
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 70.9%
  • Average Damage Round: 71.3
  • Kills Per Round: 0.70

Fredrik “roeJ” Jørgensen

  • HLTV Rating: 1.14
  • Impact Rating: 1.21
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.5%
  • Average Damage Round: 83.0
  • Kills Per Round: 0.74

Dion “FASHR” Derksen

  • HLTV Rating: 1.10
  • Impact Rating: 1.12
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.5%
  • Average Damage Round: 78.5
  • Kills Per Round: 0.71

Player to Watch


OG vs Fnatic Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

We expect a 2-1 win for OG against Fnatic. 

OG vs Fnatic Head to Head Record 

OG 4-3

OG vs Fnatic Maps 

  • Inferno
  • Overpass
  • Ancient

OG vs Fnatic Score 

  • Map 1: OG to win by +6<
  • Map 2: Fnatic to win by +8<
  • Map 3: OG to win by +3<

OG vs Fnatic Top Fragger


IEM Rio 2023 Fnatic vs OG Match Links

OG vs Fnatic Match Time

April 19, 2023 – 10:00 ET/09:00 CST/07:00 PT

OG vs Fnatic Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023
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