Jostled by Castres on his garden Friday night time, Racing 92 lastly received the snatch (23-20) in opposition to Castres, who consoles himself with the defensive bonus. The Parisians, provisionally leaders, proceed their good collection with a fourth success in a row.
Racing 92 in ache however Racing 92 chief. Unbeaten since January 29, the Sky Blue and White have a collection of victories, however they typically have to tear themselves aside to realize the higher hand over their opponents. This was the case in opposition to Montpellier in the Hérault as in opposition to La Rochelle and LOU (admittedly a little much less) at dwelling, it was once more Friday night in the superior match of the 17th day in opposition to a staff from Castres who remained on two dwelling wins. Lengthy battered by the Castres, Racing needed to wait till the final second to acquire this slim victory (23-20) which took a very long time to emerge. Thanks to 3 penalties and a transformation from Teddy Iribaren and a attempt from his scrum half, hero of the primary half, the Parisians had but taken the lead in this half. They could blame themselves for then letting the CO restart.
Good timing for Boffelli
A attempt from Nakosi simply earlier than the break and one other, penalty, allowed the guests to cross the scoreboard. In problem and really near his first defeat since that of January 23 on the Paris-La Défense Enviornment in entrance of the UBB, Wenceslas Lauret, struck by a violent shock on the finish of the match, and his household have been then capable of get well who was wanted to power the choice, on a attempt from Argentinian rear Emiliano Boffelli for his first begin. The Puma pulled out its claws at the very best time. Racing took the chance to settle briefly on the prime of the Prime 14 forward of Toulouse, whereas Castres, who had every little thing however unworthy, might console themselves with the defensive bonus.
Friday 19 February 2021
Racing 92 – Castres: 23-20
Saturday 20 February 2021
2:45 p.m .: La Rochelle – Stade Français Paris
5.45 p.m .: Clermont – Bayonne
5.45 p.m .: Brive – Bordeaux-Bègles
5.45 p.m .: Pau – Toulon
5.45 p.m .: Agen – Montpellier
9:05 p.m .: Lyon – Toulouse