Former FaZe coach YNk explained why he stepped down after NiKo's departure, spoke about the organization's lack of support, certain players not putting in the effort, and their mistakes when approaching the in-game leader situation (not signing Aleksib or blameF). The Serbian also talks about wanting to keep karrigan on board, his vision to rebuild with jks and dexter, and more. HLTV Confirmed S5E17
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0:00 - Podcast intro
Hotseat with YNk
3:35 - Introducing YNk; his recent Covid story
5:45 - Why did YNk leave FaZe?
11:12 - olof’s departure and attempt to get ALEX
14:19 - Working with FaZe as an organization
18:14 - Considering jks and dexter for FaZe
22:12 - Inability to get an IGL
28:38 - Attempt to sign ALEX and other players
36:28 - Was YNk let down by his teams?
39:11 - Public pressure and NiKo
42:47 - Best and worst memories with FaZe
44:40 - HEN1 leaving, FURIA going international?
55:12 - emi to play with GODSENT
58:39 - Chaos, Whalers to split with teams
1:09:27 - Heroic replace EG in BLAST Showdown
1:20:17 - Vitality 6v5 victory over NAVI
1:29:44 - misutaaa’s performance
1:36:30 - NAVI’s results
1:43:47 - Time to change for NAVI?
1:49:40 - G2 make top-4 with JaCkz
1:59:51 - Are FaZe better without NiKo? karrigan rumors?
Talent transitions & playtime
2:05:02 - What has been done so far?
2:08:07 - Are analysts good fits for coaches and GMs?
2:21:01 - Favorite coach quotes and YNk’s EPL clip
2:24:32 - Final words
HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as TaZ, GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, HenryG, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.
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