In an exciting meeting, Toulouse defeated 24-21 a Bordeaux and qualified for the second time in a row to the final of the Top 14, where he awaits you La Rochelle. The finalists of the Champions Cup will meet again one month after the defining meeting of the continental competition.
Toulouse quickly found the advantage. Five minutes into the game, Ntamack he supported inside the opposite ingoal, and three minutes later, Ramos extended the lead to eight with a penalty. However, Bordeaux’s reaction was not long in coming. Through the try of The m 12 minutes into the first half, the visiting team got just one point. Despite this, the European champion managed to draw distances again thanks to the precision of his kicker. With two penalties, one at 18 minutes and another five from the end of the first half, Bouquets stretched the advantage of the local team to seven units.
Determined to change the course of the match, Bordeaux went out to seek initiative and quickly closed the gap a bit. Four minutes into the complement, Jalibert, who had missed a penalty at the end of the first half, hit the mark and put his team just four points behind Toulouse. And as if that were not enough, just 10 minutes later, Lam stepped on the ingoal again and this time he left Bordeux in advantage by the minimum. However, this advantage would not last long. After the expulsion of Seutini, by a strong blow to Ntamack, Ramos put Toulouse up again
The fullback of the European champion scored another penalty and managed to enter the ingoal to leave the match. On the side of Bordeaux, Jalibert converted two more penalties but was not enough to force the extension and his team fell 24-21.
The last French rugby champion returns to the Top 14 final to defend the title he won in 2019 (the 2020 tournament was canceled due to the pandemic) and will face nothing more and nothing less than his rival in the definition of the Champions Cup. La Rochelle will have a rematch against Toulouse after a month of their last crossing. The table is set so that this June 25 we enjoy another exciting battle.