Champions Cup: Toulouse swept Cardiff and started on the right foot

By first date of the group stage of the Champions Cup, Racing 92 thrashed Northampton 45-14. Saturday started with a spectacular triumph of Toulouse against Cardiff 39-7 with Juan Cruz Mallía who entered at 53 minutes. What’s more, Leinster gave no truce before Bath and the defeated 45-20. During Saturday and Sunday the rest of the matches will be played, with four schedules per day. It should be noted that the match Bristol-Scarlets It was given a 28-0 win for the Bears due to the inability to appear on the visit.

LEINSTER 45-20 BATH (Saturday)

The Irish knew how to wear the rudder of the meeting at all times. The locality weighed on Bath that with many shortcomings in his game, he could not find the first victory of the season. Jacques du Toit and Gabriel Hamer-Webb, on the end, they discounted for the English. However, only in the initial stage, Leinster framework five tries and two more In the second half. The authors were: Jamison Gibson-Park (two), Tadhg Furlong, James Lowe, Hugo Keenan, Ronan Kelleher and Josh van der Flier. The home side was able to defend solidly in the few attacks they received, but the visitors had major problems keeping the defense line stable after the persistent arrivals of Leinster’s backs.

CARDIFF 7-39 TOULOUSE (Saturday)

In the beginning, Welsh they kept the control play and took advantage of the errors of the Toulouse defense, so that Josh adams support the first conquest of the meeting. However, Adams’ action was the fuel the French team needed to be a total machine and dominate the game towards the end. With a Antoine Dupont intractable: a try and an assist, the scrum half knew how to defend his award received days ago. For their part, the remaining authors for the victory of the visit were: Anthony Jelonch, Arthur Bonneval and Joe Tekori. By last, Juan Cruz Mallía entered in the 53rd minute.

NORTHAMPTON 14-45 RACING 92 (Friday)
The Parisian team retaliated early with a Lauret try seven minutes into the game. Juan Imhoff added five before the Saints do the same; However, the Argentine again supported the rival ingoal, reaching the try double. What’s more, Lauret became the player of the match upon reaching the hat-trick, while Machenaud He had no problems in his aim and added four penalties and four conversions for his team to end up taking the away victory.

BORDEUX 13-16 LEICESTER (Saturday)

The game between the leaders of the Top 14 and the Premiership delivered a very close contest and little played. Between a constant gain ground and limited dangerous actions, the meeting maintained a parity throughout its course. Just the last twenty minutes of the first half, in which both teams played with one less, saw action within the Ingoals. After the yellow to Douglas in 17 of the opening part, Leicester took possession of the possession and, with a great play of hands, marked the first try of the hand of Guy Porter. Bordeux’s response would come more at halftime when, taking advantage of Saumaki’s sin bin, he reached the try through a wide angle from Dubié. The second half kept a script similar to that of the first, with a lot of game winning ground and penalties for both teams. The defining factor was precisely in this aspect, since Lucu missed what would have been his third penalty in the 60th minute and Ford converted from midfield to win it with five remaining.