While Juan Imhoff is already an undisputed player among Racing 92’s backs, Emiliano Boffelli reached the Top 14 to make his first steps in Europe alongside another player from Duendes de Rosario. After defeating Stade Français in the playoffs, the Paris team is in the semifinals of the French tournament, where they will play against La Rochelle next weekend.
The multi-functional Los Pumas back Emiliano Boffelli made his debut as a starter with the Racing 92 jersey in spades. After a super tight match against Castres, the Paris team lost hope as the minutes ticked by. However, the Rosario arrived to save the victory with a popcorn try in what it meant if the first conquest in the team that he shares with Juan Imhoff.
Racing 92 took an important game against a difficult and brave rival like Castres, with Benjamin Urdapilleta as the starter. Emiliano Boffelli’s try was decisive with almost 10 minutes remaining for the victory to remain for the homeowners by 23 to 20 and add their fourth win in a row that ends on Friday as the leader of the Top 14 in France.
With a total of four games played with the Racing 92 shirt, one of which was for the Champions Cup), the Rosario started only two times, adding a total of five points and 166 minutes on the court. Without a doubt, one of his main objectives will be to establish himself within the squad.
Another situation is that of already an experienced in the Paris team like Juan Imhoff. Undisputed at the time of defining the summoned for the different commitments of the team, the Rosario was wrong to bring with different injuries. He first suffered a sprain against La Rochelle and later he was injured again in the game against Agen, a situation from which he continues to recover today.
This is his tenth season with Racing 92, in which he played a total of 13 games (two of them for the Champions Cup) and started a dozen times, adding 822 minutes on the court and contributing three wins (against Lyon, Montpellier and Bordeaux).
In addition to being key in game situations to leave his teammates face to face with the Ingoal, Imhoff is essential within a squad full of stars that has one of the leaders of the group in him.