CS2: S1mple’s Challenging Debut with Team Falcons

CS2: S1mple’s Challenging Debut with Team Falcons

7. March 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

The debut of s1mple with Team Falcons didn’t live up to expectations, leading to their elimination in the first round of the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown. This unexpected outcome left the Counter-Strike 2 community in surprise.

The Match

On Wednesday, Team Falcons faced a 2-1 defeat against Metizport in s1mple’s debut match. The Ukrainian player was gearing up for his first game in Counter-Strike 2, and anticipation was high. Unfortunately, Falcons’ journey in the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown came to an end as they fell short against their opponents.

Tournament Background

While all eyes were on the upcoming Major in Copenhagen, there was still an international tournament to be played before that. The BLAST Premier Spring Showdown, scheduled from March 6th to March 10th, promised exciting matchups.

The spotlight was on s1mple and his debut with Team Falcons, following his loan signing with the Arab organization for a month. This tournament marked s1mple’s first professional game in Counter-Strike 2, adding to the anticipation. However, things didn’t go as planned.

Match Analysis

The series began with Falcons showing promise on Mirage, leading 8-4 as CT. However, they couldn’t maintain their lead, eventually losing 13-9. Overpass saw Metizport dominate with a convincing 13-4 victory. The decider, Vertigo, was a closely contested map, but the Swedish squad emerged victorious with a score of 13-11, securing a 2-1 series win.

Individual Performance

Despite s1mple’s renowned skills, his individual performance fell below expectations. Across the three maps, he secured only 38 kills while dying 49 times. This negative performance was unexpected, marking s1mple’s first negative series in seven years.


While it was anticipated that s1mple might struggle in his first match after a prolonged period of inactivity, the outcome was still disappointing. Notably, s1mple’s contract with Falcons was only for a month, indicating his return to Na’Vi after the period ended.

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