The game: 28-29
One minute, that’s what Toulouse lacked to win the Clasico. This is what it took for the Parisians to win their eighth success this season, and temporarily make a link in the standings, from tenth to eighth place, at the gates of the Top 6. A handful of seconds after regulation time , their opener replacing Joris Segonds, who had previously (77th) missed a goal at the same distance (25 meters in a corner) on his good foot this time succeeds with the victory, right side!
This Clasico went through all the emotions. After four defeats in a row, the champions of France did not manage to put an end to this negative spiral, let the Stade Français win, Friday evening at the Stadium in this late match of the 13th day. If they trained significantly (20-9) until the 53rd, the Parisians were able to recover on the hour mark thanks to a try from Sekou Macalou (57th) to return to four points (20-16).
For its part, Toulouse, which had started well with two opportunistic tries from Matthis Lebel (9th) then Rory Arnold (29th), lost the thread of this match when they were reduced to fourteen (yellow card against Paul Alo-Emile at the 52nd), the Parisians scoring there a first try (57th) by Macalou, then another in numerical superiority (66th) signed Hamdaoui.
With a goal from Segonds (71st), they even took the lead for the first time (23-26). But only kept it for two minutes, Toulouse planting its third try by Cramont (73rd) on a ball carried finished at a run near the Parisian in-goal. But it was said that Toulouse’s feverishness would give Joris Segonds, who came off the bench, the opportunity twice to offer his team a major success on the wire.
The number of minutes (71st-73rd, then 80th+1) during the Stade Français led to the score.
The fact: Toulouse pays dearly for its indiscipline
Reduced to fourteen in the 57th, the Toulouse were outnumbered between the 62nd and the 67th minute insofar as the Parisians were also evolving at fourteen from the 52nd. This situation was detrimental to them. They conceded two tries, in the 57th by Macalou, and in the 66th by Hamdaoui, transformed. Fourteen points that tipped the scales, the Toulouse passing in nine minutes from 20-9 to 23-23. An indiscipline which was fatal to them, especially in the last three minutes.