Champions Cup: Harlequins pulled off a tough game forward and beat Cardiff

This weekend the second date of the Champions Cup, in a day that had several games suspended or canceled. In the only duel on Friday, Ulster defeated by 27-22 Northampton. Saturday, Santiago García-Botta’s Harlequins defeated Cardiff Blues 43-17. For its part, Glasgow warriors will collide with Exeter Chiefs, while Munster will close the day before Castres de Benjamín Urdapilleta. Finally, on Sunday the wheel ofl London Irish by Julián Montoya, who will go to the bank, before Connacht.

With the Argentine Santiago García Botta as the starter, Quins had a complex encounter. In the first half with a Cardfiff who planted a flag with an enormous level. The English attacks were well neutralized by the visiting defense. In the first half, Cam Winnett, James Botham and Theo Cabango supported for the Welsh cast. For their part, Danny Care and Marcus Smith did the same for Harlequins. In the complementary stage, the local team monopolized the match at Twickenham with four conquests that were marked by: Alex Dombradnt (two), Joe Marchant and Andre Esterhuizen who gave them the victory in the Champions Cup.

The local team came out ready to dominate, proof of this is the try a minute after the kick off that they supported Herring; Yes OK Ulster managed to add another try during the first half, Northampton bet on the successful use of the foot by Furbank so as not to be relegated on the scoreboard. Despite this, and the two tries that added in the complement, Ulster came back and stayed with the disputed match.

Notably postponed: Bath Rugby v Stade Rochelais, Sale Sharks v ASM Clermont Auvergne, Scarlets v Union Bordeaux-Bègles, Stade Toulousain v Wasps and Stade Francais Paris v Bristol Bears; while Montepellier and Racing 92 won their matches 28-0 due to the impossibility of Leinster and Ospreys, respectively, to appear.