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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest MSL: discussing time on the sidelines and roster news

Mathias “⁠MSL⁠” Lauridsen will take part in the show featuring Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin to talk about his search for a new team, being a free agent in the current age, and a plethora of breaking news.

MSL is the latest guest of the HLTV Confirmed show

Among topics to be discussed are Vitality‘s benching of long-standing member Cédric “⁠RpK⁠” Guipouy, the report of Michał “⁠MICHU⁠” Müller joining Evil Geniuses, and Natus Vincere‘s announcement that Valeriy “⁠B1T⁠” Vakhovskiy will replace Egor “⁠flamie⁠” Vasilyev at the two upcoming events.

Heroic‘s ESL Pro League victory and the implications of the results of Gambit, Astralis, and more will also be touched on, as will the bracket for the upcoming BLAST Showdown.

Topic list for HLTV Confirmed S5E35:

Hot seat with MSL
-What led to the benching in North?
-Time on the sidelines – what was the focus?
-Plans and expectations from next roster
-Finding a team in 2021 vs. 2016
Recent news
-flusha team unveiled
-Vitality swapping RpK for… who?
-EG change again, MICHU inc.?
-NAVI to field B1T over flamie
-flameZ completes OG
-RMR EU, NA, Asia announced
EPL playoffs
-Online vs. LAN discussion
-Gambit and Heroic go all the way
-Astralis fall flat in playoffs
-Potential of FURIA & NIP
BLAST Showdown
-Who needs to qualify the most?
-Dark horses to look out for
Playtime
-Parimatch matchmaker game
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] Discussing Vitality’s slow start to the year on HLTV Confirmed with apEX

Dan “⁠apEX⁠” Madesclaire takes part in the ‘HLTV Confirmed’ show as his team faces a crisis, having gone out early in the last three tournaments they played. Figuring out what went wrong for the squad that was competing for the title of the best team in 2020 will be the key topic of the show.

Where does Vitality go from here?

The 28-year-old player will help the panel understand the roles in Vitality better and give insight into why they decided to move away from the 6-man roster and bench Nabil “⁠Nivera⁠” Benrlitom. Additionally, we will explore the state of the French scene, and scour the recent news for the most interesting bits of information.

The show, featuring panelists Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, will focus on Pro League results towards the tail end, before it is wrapped up with viewer questions.

Topic list:

Hot seat with apEX
-How do we rate Vitality’s 2020?
-Plans for 2021. When did things go wrong?
-Dropping 6-man roster and Nivera
-Roles in Vitality
-Best and worst moments as IGL
-French scene at the moment
Recent news
-ESL Pro League player council launched
-Details regarding MDL matchfixing unveiled
-OG trial flameZ
-Nemiga sign iDISBALANCE
ESL Pro League
-FURIA & Complexity surprise in playoffs
-NAVI fall short
-Final week of playoffs, who needs the title the most?
Playtime
-Parimatch matchmaker
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest STYKO: talking FPX IGL situation, EPL playoffs, end of Cloud9

Martin “⁠STYKO⁠” Styk will take part in the upcoming episode of HLTV.org’s talk show, which will focus on FunPlus Phoenix results and their looming problem, Cloud9 putting their CS:GO team on hold, and the latest results in ESL Pro League.

STYKO will take part in HLTV Confirmed for the first time since Season 2

The 25-year-old player will also share his thoughts on the ESL Pro League Playoff bracket, which has been decided with the conclusion of Group D. Additionally, the guest and Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, will comment on recent roster news, such as MIBR‘s change and the new Danish team.

Topics for the show:

Hot seat with STYKO
-2020 vs. previous years as a competitor
-Parting ways with kRYSTAL
-Lengthy talks and joining FPX
-emi, chrisJ, suNny as temporary solutions
-Reaching EPL playoffs
-Upset in BLAST qualifiers
Recent news
-Cloud9’s CS:GO division “on hold”
-exit enters MIBR
-gade, aizy, Kjaerbye to team up
-OG close in on MICHU
EPL update
-Astralis, Liquid, VP live up to the hype
-What to make of EG?
-Assessing the playoff bracket
Playtime
-Parimatch Matchmaker
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] Revealing MAD Lions’ new coach and discussing Pro League on HLTV Confirmed

With a unique twist to the HLTV Confirmed show, the guest for tonight’s show won’t be announced until the broadcast starts. The experienced coach will sit in the “Hot Seat” and talk about MAD Lions‘ new direction after parting ways with the Danish lineup.

kuben is taking over MAD Lions

The coach will also touch on his previous gig, the type of players MAD Lions are looking to sign, and their goals for this year. In the standard part of the show, the panel which will feature Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, will touch on recent news and results at ESL Pro League Season 13.

Topics for the show:

Hot seat with MAD Lions coach
-Joining MAD Lions
-Direction of new squad
-Status of the roster
-MAD Lions goals for 2021
-Discussing previous coaching experience
Recent news
-Nivera steps down from Vitality
-Are six-man rosters done?
-OG bench ISSAA
ESL Pro League
-Heroic flawless with MAD Lions backbone
-BIG problems for the Germans
-FunPlus Playoffs
-Are G2 better or worse?
-How legit are ENCE?
-Checking in on Vitality
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] Talking Liquid and North American scene on HLTV Confirmed with moses

The ups and downs that Liquid went through since adding moses as their head coach in August of last year will be the key part of HLTV Confirmed S5E30. The American analyst-turned-coach will also give his opinion on the state of competition in North America and recent roster changes.

Liquid’s coach will take part in the show

Together with the regulars of the show, Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, moses will help break down the upcoming ESL Pro League group stage, including Liquid‘s challenging group D.

Topics for the show:

Hot seat with moses
-Moving away from broadcast work
-Settling into Liquid
-2020 run & Twistzz departure
-FalleN addition, IGL situation
-2021 Europe bootcamp and recent results
-Goals for the year
Recent news
-oBo rounds out EG roster
-G2 bench kennyS, JaCkz return to roster
-Upset-heavy DreamHack Masters qualifier
-Changes in Triumph, Extra Salt
Looking forward
-NA scene this year
-What are the high-priority tournaments in 2021?
ESL Pro League
-Group A: Roster changes and upset potential?
-Group B: Proving time (Vitality, FaZe, NIP, G2)
-Group C: Easy mode?
-Group D: Liquid’s tough predicament
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] Examining new FaZe lineup, IEM Katowice results on HLTV Confirmed with karrigan

Finn “⁠karrigan⁠” Andersen will guest on the HLTV Confirmed show for the second time in the season, this time sitting down to talk about his return to FaZe, leaving mousesports behind, and what he aims to accomplish alongside Håvard “⁠rain⁠” Nygaard and Marcelo “⁠coldzera⁠” David.

karrigan joins the show to talk about his goals for 2021

The show will be hosted by the regular trio of Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin, who will consult with karrigan about the latest roster moves, IEM Katowice results, and more.

Topics for the show:

Hot seat with karrigan
-The decision to leave mouz
-Why return to FaZe?
-Roles and team chemistry
-IEM Katowice debut
-FaZe 2021 roster vs. 2018 roster
-Goals for 2021, coach, psychologist status
Recent news
-Ethan leaves EG for VALORANT
-OG bench NBK-, in talks with niko
-Heroic: -b0RUP, niko; +sjuush, refrezh
-MAD Lions to go international
-suNny to stand in for FPX
IEM Katowice
-Gambit’s unlikely victory
-Virtus.pro choked the final?
-Astralis and NAVI fall short
-How will the CIS teams rank in 3-6 months?
-Liquid’s streaky form
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] Talking OG’s plateau and IEM Katowice groups with guest Aleksib

The European team that reached their peak world ranking of #6 at the turn of the year recorded underwhelming results at the first tournaments of 2021, most recently exiting IEM Katowice 2021 in 13-16th place.

To hear about what caused OG‘s slump and how the team plans to get out of it, HLTV Confirmed S5E28 will feature the Finnish caller Aleksi “⁠Aleksib⁠” Virolainen.

Aleksib will feature on HLTV Confirmed for the first time

Alongside Aleksib, the show will feature Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill and Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, who will break down the recent news and talk about other IEM Katowice results, such as the CIS-heavy playoff bracket and Liquid‘s revival.

Topic list:

Hot seat with Aleksib
-Reaching #6 in the world (IEM NY, Flashpoint 2)
-Player break and preparations
-2021 slump (summit, BLAST, Katowice)
-What is holding OG back?
Recent news
-suNny leaves ENCE, new project coming?
-Omaken acquires Heroic
-apEX returns to Vitality roster
IEM Katowice
-Play-in: mouz & NiP advance, C9 & Col falter
-CIS teams continue to impress
-Liquid to semis with FalleN’s calling
-Astralis in playoffs, Bubzkji out of the picture?
-FaZe’s first impression with karrigan
-How will the playoffs go?
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed with guest flusha: talking fnatic exit and plans for 2021

The iconic fnatic player that left the team at the start of the year will join HLTV’s talk show to explain his reasons for parting ways with the “Black and Orange”.

flusha helped the team win DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 and ESL Pro League Season 11 Europe during his last tenure with fnatic, but is now looking to explore different options. According to a report from DBLTAP, flusha hopes to link up with Miikka “⁠suNny⁠” Kemppi and Timothy “⁠autimatic⁠” Ta in an international lineup.

flusha joins the show to talk about his past and future

The show hosted by the trio of Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin will also touch on topics such as recent news and tournament results.

Topic list:

Hot seat with flusha
-Rejoining fnatic alongside Golden
-flusha’s experience of the online era
-Leaving the “Black & Orange”
-Rumored team with suNny & autimatic
-Building teams in 2021
Recent news
-FaZe sign Twistzz
-EPL teams and format announced
-RMR, coaching update
cs_summit 7
-VP with third title in a row
-fnatic looking good with Jackinho
-mouz, C9, MIBR impressions
DreamHack Open
-Spirit impresses in debut with degster
-FPX still fighting
-Scary times for EG
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics
-BLAST groups starting

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[VOD] HLTV Confirmed returns from winter break; talking roster news, Major announcement, 2021 calendar

Chad “⁠SPUNJ⁠” Burchill, Milan “⁠Striker⁠” Švejda, and Zvonimir “Professeur” Burazin return for another episode of HLTV Confirmed, Season 5 Episode 22, to discuss everything that happened during the winter break.

How will FalleN fit into Liquid?

The panel will touch on the Top 20 players of the year list, PGL’s Major announcement, and ESEA’s revamp for 2021 in the “Recent news” segment, moving on to “Roster talk” that will range from Gabriel “⁠FalleN⁠” Toledo in Liquid to Robin “⁠flusha⁠” Rönnquist‘s new project.

In the second part of the episode, the first post-break tournament will be discussed, with the trio of panelists breaking down who has the best chances at BLAST Global Finals.

Topics:

Recent news
-Catching up with Top20 list
-PGL to host the Major in Stockholm
-ESEA revamped for 2021
Roster talk
-Liquid FalleN, FURIA junior – which move was better?
-MIBR lose team, future of kNgV- and co.
-Cloud9 lose kassad and woxic
-BnTeT to finalize EXTREMUM (report)
-fnatic sign Jackinho
-Envy transfer list team
-suNny, flusha, autimatic teaming up
-karrigan and mouz future
BLAST Global Finals
-Fight for #1 is on again
-Complexity, FURIA with standins
-What should we look out for
2021 calendar
-What is the year going to look like?
-Will LANs return and when?
Playtime
-Viewer questions and leftover topics

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