Sat 19 Sep 2020 | 06:30

RECAP: Clermont v Racing 92

RECAP: Clermont v Racing 92
Sat 19 Sep 2020 | 06:30
RECAP: Clermont v Racing 92
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our coverage of the European Cup quarterfinal showdown between Clermont Auvergne and Racing 92 in Clermont.

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ASM Clermont Auvergne and Racing 92 have met on five occasions in the Champions Cup with the Parisian side winning three-times, including their solitary knockout stage meeting – a 28-17 victory at Stade Marcel-Michelin in the 2018 quarterfinals.

Clermont lost their last quarterfinal against Racing, however, they had won five in a row beforehand – with those victories coming by an average margin of 20 points.

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Teams

ASM Clermont Auvergne: 15 Kotaro Matsushima, 14 Damian Penaud, 13 Apisai Naqalevu, 12 Wesley Fofana, 11 Bastien Pourailly, 10 Camille Lopez, 9 Morgan Parra (captain), 8 Fritz Lee, 7 Judicaël Cancoriet, 6 Arthur Iturria, 5 Sébastien Vahaamahina, 4 Sitaleki Timani, 3 Rabah Slimani, 2 Etienne Fourcade, 1 Etienne Falgoux.
Replacements: 16 Adrien Pélissié, 17 Peni Ravai, 18 Cristian Ojovan, 19 Paul Jedrasiak, 20 Alexandre Lapandry, 21 Sébastien Bézy, 22 Cheik Tiberghien, 23 Peter Betham.

Racing 92: 15 Simon Zebo, 14 Louis Dupichot, 13 Virimi Vakatawa, 12 Olivier Klemenczak, 11 Juan Imhoff, 10 Finn Russell, 9 Teddy Iribaren (captain), 1 Eddy Ben Arous, 2 Camille Chat, 3 Georges Henri Colombe, 4 Bernard Le Roux, 5 Dominic Bird, 6 Wenceslas Lauret, 7 Fabien Sanconnie, 8 Antonie Claassen.
Replacements: 16 Teddy Baubigny, 17 Hassane Kolingar, 18 Ali Oz, 19 Donnacha Ryan, 20 Baptiste Chouzenoux, 21 Maxime Machenaud, 22 Antoine Gibert, 23 Francois Trinh-Duc.

Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Pierre Brousset (France), Ludovic Cayre (France)
TMO: Denis Grenouillet (France)

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PV: 18
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