The Call of Duty League’s 2021 season continued into Stage 4’s Week 2: Florida Mutineers Home Series. And, as CDL teams looked to secure seeding for the Major, here are the biggest moments, highlights, and recaps to keep you on top of all the action.
- Subliners go 2-0 in clutch performances.
- FaZe and Simp absolutely dominate Thieves.
- Florida prove strength despite 1-1 finish.
Each week, the CDL Champs conversation grows louder. The Florida Home Series marked Stage 4’s second week of play, making all matches pivotal to Stage 4 Major seeding and, in turn, to CDL Champs qualification.
While most top teams have locked in their rosters, others continue to shuffle lineups in hopes of finding tournament form. Among current Champs teams, the LA Thieves and Minnesota ROKKR’s changes were tested in Week 2.
CDL Florida Home Series results, recaps, highlights
DAY 1 – THURSDAY, JUNE 3
|A||Surge 0-3 FaZe||ATL 250-199 (Checkmate)||ATL 6-5 (Raid)||ATL 3-0 (Garrison)||N/A||N/A|
|B||Guerrillas 0-3 Empire||DAL 250-171 (Raid)||DAL 6-3 (Miami)||DAL 3-1 (Garrison)||N/A||N/A|
Match 1: FaZe stomp Surge
If you blinked, you missed this one. While Seattle was able to keep things somewhat close, Atlanta’s Stage 4 undefeated streak cannot be denied — as FaZe clutched up in S&D and absolutely dominated Control to wrap things up.
Match 2: Empire rout Guerrillas in Vivid grudge match
It was the storyline of the day, but most definitely a short story. While people expected the Guerrillas to compete, Shotzzy has a new haircut, Vivid has a new team, and Dallas easily swept the latter’s former team.
DAY 2 – FRIDAY, JUNE 4
|A||Legion 3-1 Thieves||LAT 250-218 (Moscow)||PAR 6-3 (Raid)||PAR 3-2 (Garrison)||PAR 250-169 (Apocalypse)||N/A|
|B||Mutineers 2-3 Subliners||FLA 250-234 (Apocalypse)||NY 6-3 (Standoff)||FLA 3-2 (Raid)||NY 250-228 (Checkmate)||NY 6-2 (Express)|
Match 1: Legion upset Thieves in Temp grudge match
The LA Thieves continue to be an enigma, as the team’s replacement of Huke with TJHaLy was outright dismantled by the Legion. Despite Temp dealing with some sickness, his grudge match ended quite favorably.
Match 2: Subliners narrowly defeat Mutineers
Two of the hottest teams in the CDL faced off, but only one could come out victorious. Thanks to some heroics from New York’s Asim, the Subliners were able to ruin Florida’s Home Series debut.
DAY 3 – SATURDAY, JUNE 5
|B||Royal Ravens 0-3 Ultra||TOR 250-138 (Checkmate)||TOR 6-5 (Moscow)||TOR 3-1 (Garrison)||N/A||N/A|
|A||Legion 1-3 OpTic||CHI 250-240 (Garrison)||CHI 6-2 (Standoff)||PAR 3-1 (Raid)||CHI 250-156 (Moscow)||N/A|
|A||Surge 1-3 ROKKR||SEA 250-205 (Moscow)||MIN 6-2 (Raid)||MIN 3-2 (Garrison)||MIN 250-221 (Checkpoint)||N/A|
Match 1: Ultra ruin Royal Ravens’ regain
It looked like the Royal Ravens were going to bounce back against the Ultra after getting routed by 112 points in Hardpoint, but Toronto simply clutched up. This makes it zero map losses since losing to Florida last week.
Match 2: OpTic bounce back and smoke Legion
After OpTic got swept by FaZe 0-3 last week, the team needed to regain fast. And they did so against Paris, withstanding some pressure and proceeding to lock in and dominate the series.
Match 3: ROKKR survive early scare from Surge
Seattle’s losing streak gets pushed to 11 as they simply couldn’t clutch up against a hungry ROKKR squad. With MajorManiak hitting three-pieces and Standy outright frying, Minnesota secured a clean W.
DAY 4 – SUNDAY, JUNE 6
|B||Guerrillas 1-3 Mutineers||FLA 250-235 (Moscow)||FLA 6-3 (Standoff)||LAG 3-0 (Garrison)||FLA 250-216 (Raid)||N/A|
|A||Thieves 0-3 FaZe||ATL 250-186 (Apocalypse)||ATL 6-0 (Raid)||ATL 3-1 (Raid)||N/A||N/A|
|A||Empire 2-3 Subliners||NY 250-219 (Garrison)||DAL 6-3 (Raid)||DAL 3-2 (Garrison)||NY 250-210 (Checkmate)||NY 6-4 (Standoff)|
Match 1: Mutineers bounce back vs Guerrillas
After narrowly falling to the Subliners on Day 2, the Mutineers viciously bounced back into form against the Guerrillas. Banking on S&D and Hardpoint prowess, Florida dropped the reeling LAG.
Match 2: FaZe absolutely dismantle Thieves
Scary stuff when the Tiny Terrors are in form. While the entire FaZe squad put in work against LA, including a team 2.7 K/D in S&D — it was Simp who tore the Thieves apart to cap off the sweep.
Match 3: Mack leads Subliners to clutch win
What a wild series to end the week. On the back of two 40-bombs from Mack, New York survived an upsurging Dallas squad and clutched things out in S&D to win the tightest, juiciest revenge match of the year.
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CDL Florida Home Series format & details
- Location: Online
- Prize Pool: N/A
- CDL Points: 10 per win
- Maps & Modes:
- Hardpoint: Apocalypse, Checkmate, Garrison, Moscow, Raid
- Search & Destroy: Standoff, Express, Miami, Moscow, Raid
- Control: Checkmate, Garrison, Raid
- Matches are best-of-five (HP, S&D, Control, HP, S&D)
CDL Florida Home Series teams & lineups
|Team (Record coming in)||Lineup|
|Atlanta FaZe (24-4)||Simp, Cellium, aBeZy, Arcitys|
|OpTic Chicago (16-12)||Scump, FormaL, Envoy, Dashy|
|Los Angeles Thieves (14-12)||Kenny, TJHaLy, Venom, Drazah|
|Minnesota RØKKR (10-12)||MajorManiak, Attach, Priestahh, Standy|
|Paris Legion (5-15)||AquA, Skrapz, Temp, Zaptius|
|Seattle Surge (4-16)||Octane, Gunless, Prestinni, Classic|
|Team (Record coming in)||Lineup|
|New York Subliners (17-9)||Clayster, Asim, Mack, HyDra|
|Toronto Ultra (18-12)||Insight, Bance, Cammy, CleanX|
|Dallas Empire (15-12)||Crimsix, Shotzzy, Vivid, iLLeY|
|Florida Mutineers (12-13)||Skyz, Owakening, Havok, Neptune|
|Los Angeles Guerrillas (7-15)||SiLLY, Assault, Apathy, Cheen|
|London Royal Ravens (6-16)||Seany, Alexx, Afro, PaulEhx|
Check out our CDL 2021 Season hub for everything you need to know about this season, including a full event schedule, the latest standings, and more.