VIDEO. Thanks to a late double from their X factor Capuozzo, Toulouse take the bonus against Montpellier
Who says period of doubloons says period of galleys to Toulouse more than anywhere else, you know. And demand the first match of the period, this Sunday against Montpellier, was no exception to the rule. Handicapped by numerous absences and without a first-choice scorer, the Stadistes worked hard to overcome the MHR and its very dense pack. And if a to try granted after video a Guillaume Cramont their power to finally take the advantage in the score in the second period, this part remained very attached until the 65th minute of play. Moment when the Stadistes chose a reversal in the closed, and the good choice with this pass from Mallia to height for Angel Capuozzowho had sniffed out the right shot and ended up in the in-goal.
At 18 to 9 now, the Toulouse had the choice between securing victory or discovering themselves a little bit and trying to get the offensive bonus. The second option chosen, the Reds and Blacks found themselves in the opposing 22 meters and on an attack on the wide side superbly used by passes in the right timing, it was again Capuozzo who found himself offset, at the end of the line this time- this. The Italian international arrow offered an angel jump, in a corner, to resist Reinach and managed to score his second try of the game. A test that will make you talk and to which we will return in a future article. But the bonus test, therefore, for Toulouse. Who at the dawn of the start of the 6 Nations, has an 8-point lead over their first pursuer: the French Stadium.
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