Four French clubs in the quarter-finals of the European Cup

TookHe made the French club shine on the rugby pitches in the European Cup on Saturday 16 April. Montpellier, La Rochelle and Toulouse have indeed qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition, while awaiting the results of Racing 92 – Stade Française on Sunday afternoon. Clermont, having already lost at home in the first leg, could do nothing against Leicester’s English Furia. So there will be four French clubs in the next round.

Weekend match: Toulouse

French scrum-half Antoine Dupont of Toulouse makes a final effort during the European Rugby Champions Cup, Round of 16, second leg, rugby union match between Ulster and Stade Toulouse at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast, Northern Ireland on April 16, 2022.  (Photo by Paul Faith/AFP)

A forceps win. Defeated by six points in the first leg at their home ground (26-20), Toulouse managed to reverse the situation with a 30-23 win against the Irish of Ulster in Belfast on Saturday. The victory took shape in the final minutes of the match, when Red and Black opened on 75, following the expulsion of Irish columnist O’Toole.I Minute thanks for the test of your master to play, the indispensable Antoine Dupont. But it was tough. Brave, Ulster players resolutely responded to repeated attacks from Stade Toulouse players throughout the match.
The defending champions, a five-time European champion, will advance to the quarter-finals, this time in May in a dry match in another Irish province, Münster, which they had knocked out of the competition in the previous round. year.

Statement

“We are sure he will pass it so we are already instructing a short dismissal… except he misses it. Luck was with us at that time. ,

Montpellier manager Philippe Saint-Andre had already seen the worst-case scenario taking shape for his team. But, after an uncertain match until the final whistle, Montpellier held on to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup at Harlequin’s Lair, in London on Saturday. The Montpellier residents managed to maintain a small lead – a 20–33 loss over their opponents in two matches.

Montpellier were defeated 33–20 by Harlequin at Twickenham Stoop Stadium at the end of a thrilling match, but won the full two matches by a small point and qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League Cup.

Defeated 40-26 in the first leg, “Quins” attacked at the head of the game, making an attempt after 33 seconds of play… Montpellier conceded three more attempts in the first period, but responded twice. The second period was summed up by the Londoners in the siege on the Hérault goal line, which was broken on the 76th.I minutes. But Marcus Smith, brilliant by then, starting half of Rose’s fifteen, missed the change, the failure that sealed the fate of the match.

Number: 6

The expression “son noir” has never been so appropriate. Union Bordeaux-Bagles (UBB) lost their sixth game in a row against La Rochelle on Saturday (31-23). Fifty-five minutes short of 14 after Mama Wapulu’s red card for a ballless tackle on Jonathan Danti, Christophe Urios’ men exploded on their return from the locker room against the Maritimes, who scored their ticket to the quarter-finals. With over 60 points from two matches, the event’s final final was a very strong one for the Girondins, who have suffered an eighth loss in their last nine matches.

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