Atlanta FaZe’s Undefeated Streak Ends With Call of Duty League Stage 2 Week 3 Results
The Call of Duty League is truly heating up in the 2021 season with some rather crazy and intense upsets and results over the last stage. With the second stage’s conclusion, minus the Major that is coming soon, we have seen some insane stuff like the end of the Atlanta FaZe undefeated streak and much more.
Call of Duty League Stage 2 Week 3 Had Some Crazy Upsets
The Call of Duty League Stage 2 Week 3 results are in. They are rather crazy, revealing that some teams are not nearly as infallible as we originally thought they were. There were also moments in which teams won in an upset against a much stronger team.
Of course, this is also where we truly got to see recent changes for some of the teams in action. They spoke volumes about the new roster changes and how they should affect the teams moving forward. A lot is happening currently, and it feels that there are some shifts on the way.
If you are interested in checking out the Call of Duty League Stage 2 Week 3 results for yourself, be sure to head on over to the official CDL YouTube channel, and you will be able to find all of the matches that happened this past weekend for you to watch on-demand.
Keep in mind that the matches are over four days in total, with 10 matches that occurred to end out the normal weekly part of the current second stage. These matches were exceedingly important as they determined the two groups’ rankings moving into the next Major. Here’s what you need to know about the results, including the crazy moments like the end of the Atlanta FaZe undefeated streak.
Day 1 Results
As mentioned, there were four days of competition that happened over the past weekend for the third week of the second stage. The first day began with only two surprisingly uneventful matches. But that was a warm-up for the future matches that were much more entertaining.
The first day couldn’t have gone more by the books than this. The first of the two matches was Florida Mutineers vs. Dallas Empire. The Mutineers is a team that we have seen some good improvements lately, while Dallas is still a great team but has shown some weaknesses a lot lately.
Unfortunately, this match was not a good chance for Florida to show their skill as they lost it pretty easily to Dallas three to nothing. The second match was a similarly obvious and predictable match, with Seattle Surge taking on OpTic Chicago.
Though Seattle is in a similar situation to Florida in that it has been improving, Chicago has been very messy this stage compared to the past. This match didn’t show that off much. OpTic Chicago was able to win this one in an easy sweep with little contest three to nothing.
Day 2 Results: Atlanta FaZe Undefeated Streak Ends
The second day had two more matches like the first day, but these were more interesting than the first day’s events. That isn’t to say that we didn’t have a sweep on this day, but even that was much more interesting.
The first matchup was London Royal Ravens taking on the Toronto Ultra. This one was intriguing since the Royal Ravens have enjoyed some rather great results lately with the addition of PaulEhx. We hoped that this would mean that London would be able to take down Toronto and cement a good spot in the group.
However, that was not the case as Toronto showed up in full force of its own, dominating this match rather easily and winning it three to nothing in the third sweep in a row for the week. However, the sweeps would end with the next match, which was one of the craziest of the week.
This match was between the Los Angeles Guerrillas and the Atlanta FaZe. Spoilers in the title and everywhere in this article, but this is where the Atlanta FaZe undefeated streak finally came to an end. It was all but inevitable that someone would make it happen, but the question remained: who?
That is something that was on everyone’s minds as we had a repeat of early last year during the inaugural season where Atlanta went further than anyone else, having an Atlanta FaZe undefeated streak that lasted for a good bit of the season.
That leap in points over the other teams put Atlanta near the top for basically the entirety of the season, with no one coming close to matching them until the end. A similar situation happened here with the Atlanta FaZe undefeated streak seemingly being more overwhelming this year but finally coming to an end last week.
The match between LA Guerrillas and Atlanta was a fantastic one and one that we recommend you watch. It was close, neck and neck for nearly all game modes until the end when the Guerrillas came out on top in game five for a three to two win. This was unbelievably impressive, especially since the Guerrillas have underperformed this stage. They are honestly not the team I expected to pull this off.
Day 3 Results
At the beginning of the third day, the weekend saw three matches each day rather than just two. First up on the third day was the match between Paris Legion and Florida Mutineers. This was the second chance for Florida to prove that it would come out on top this week and finish strong.
However, that was not the case here as the Paris Legion roster came out strong and almost swept this match, winning it pretty easily, in the end, three rounds to only one for Florida. The second match of the day was a very important one for the future of the second group.
It was Seattle Surge vs. Minnesota Rokkr in both of their final matches for the current portion of the second stage. Rokkr had to win this one to most likely claim the top spot for its group, which is an unbelievable improvement over the first stage that was messy for the team.
Meanwhile, Seattle needed this win to stay alive in the group and possibly not end up in the bottom bracket for the upcoming Major. As such, both teams brought their A-game here, for sure, but in the end, Minnesota newcomer Standy proved once again that he is an amazing addition to the roster.
Standy was the standout player once more, helping the team win this very close match three rounds to two. That makes three straight wins for the Rokkr since the addition of Standy, which is very impressive given that they had two straight sweep losses just before that in this stage.
The third and final match of the week was New York Subliners vs. Toronto Ultra. Toronto was coming off of a nice win while New York is back to its former glory from last year, plus honestly more. Toronto tried, but, in the end, New York showed its dominance, winning this fairly simple match three to one.
Day 4 Results
The fourth and final day of the third week in Stage 2 featured three matches that were almost all crazy for different reasons. The first match was Atlanta FaZe and London Royal Ravens to close out the normal part of this second stage.
Surprisingly, both teams were coming off of losses for this week, so they had something to prove here. This is especially true for Atlanta, who was coming off of their undefeated streak coming to an end. But in the end, Atlanta showed that it was not backing down after that upset and won this one easily three rounds to nothing.
The second match of the fourth and final day was Los Angeles’s battle with the Guerrillas taking on the Thieves. This is the second time that the two new and improved teams have met on the battlefield, and this time was, surprisingly, the same as last time.
In the first stage, both teams were some of the breakout ones we were rooting for but have stumbled quite a bit. That is until this week for the Guerrillas, who made a comeback just in time for the Major.
Maybe it was since it was the LA Guerrillas Home Series, which was why they were able to upset against FaZe earlier in the week. But they proved that they are the better LA team when they battle each other here, as they once again swept the Thieves in an easy match three to nothing.
And the final match of the week and the normal part of the stage was perhaps the very best match that we had all week long. It featured the Dallas Empire vs. OpTic Chicago. These two teams have a bit of a rivalry going. The results of this match would determine much of the group.
If you haven’t watched this match, I recommend it as it has some rather insane moments. First off, there is the first round of the match in which it was Hardpoint on Moscow. It was about as close as it gets, with Dallas narrowly winning this first round 250 points to 244.
The second round was not nearly as close at all, with Search & Destroy. For the most part, Chicago was able to dominate this one, winning it six rounds to only two for Dallas. Then came the third round, perhaps the most entertaining one of all, with Control on Checkmate.
We highly recommend this part as the path to the end is insane. Iit almost always seems like it could go either way. The result, though, was Dallas winning this one three to two. Then came the turning point with Hardpoint on Checkmate as Chicago overwhelmingly dominated this round 250 points to only 108.
And then came game five with Search & Destroy on Checkmate. Once again, Chicago dominated here even more than before, though, winning it six rounds to only one. This put Chicago as the winner of this, at times, close match but one that is extremely fun to watch.
Without a doubt, it is clear that Dallas Empire is in a messy place right now and one largely focused on Search & Destroy. For a team that was arguably one of, if not the, best at this game mode last year, they are struggling considerably this year against the other talented teams like Chicago, Rokkr, and FaZe. They will need to figure this out soon.
With the third week’s conclusion, we are now ready for this year’s second Major tournament. It will conclude the second stage and feature all 12 teams competing against one another for some massive points and even some prize money.
Teams are either in the upper bracket or the lower one, depending on how well they did in their groups. The winner bracket includes the Dallas Empire, New York Subliners, Toronto Ultra, OpTic Chicago, and the two round-by teams of Minnesota Rokkr and Atlanta FaZe.
Meanwhile, the bottom bracket includes LA Thieves, Paris Legion, Florida Mutineers, LA Guerrillas, and the two round bye teams of London Royal Ravens and Seattle Surge. We will have more details about the Major later this week as it will start a bit earlier than usual.