26 janvier 2023

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Pro D2: Carcassonne take the place of Colomiers

This Thursday evening, US Carcassonne won an important victory against a direct competitor with a score of 24 to 18, winning 4th place from its evening opponent.

This Thursday evening, US Carcassonne won an important victory against a direct competitor with a score of 24 to 18, winning 4th place from its evening opponent.

Pro D2: the end of the season is thrilling, so many teams for few play-off places. Colomiers moved Thursday evening at the start of the 25th day in Aude for an important match. The two formations offered a good game with play, actions and the desire to fight. An air of final phase.

The meeting of this 25th day of Pro D2 between the US Carcassonne and Colomiers in rugby at the Albert-Domec stadium, put in a straight line after 2 weeks of truce for the 2 teams of the Top 6.

For this first game of this 6th block which will only have 4 games, USC is in 6th place with 61 points. With a victory, USC scored a double blow by successively doubling Colomiers (4th) and Nevers (5th) on Thursday evening, both of which totaled 62 pts, with a goal average to the advantage of Columérins.

Carcassonne got off to a flying start with a try by Jasmin refused after 21 seconds! It will be a story of scorers for a 6-6, then Romain Manchia crosses the line on a highlight of the Aude (13-6, 29th).

Colomiers resurfaced 4 minutes later with his center Florian Nicot for a 13-11 at halftime. A logical, tight score, in a pleasant meeting despite the stakes.

Carcassonne takes the mark at the break (13-11), not to let go of the score for the rest of the meeting.

In the second period, Colomiers played with the wind at their back, but it was Carcassonne who made the difference with a try from their pillar Aurélien Azar (18-11, 45th).

Samuel Marques takes advantage of the indiscipline of the dove (24-11). The match seemed folded, but a burst of pride from the columérins, who took advantage of a yellow card from Tim Agaba to restore suspense to this meeting with a try from hooker Youssef Saaidia, 3 minutes from the final whistle (24- 18).

On the last penalty on the center line, the columérin Thomas Girard does not find the key! We come back to a scrum and a fault from the Haut-Garonnais, who leave empty. Carcassonne is 4th in the standings.

A bad operation for Colomiers who slipped to 6th place while the audois took 4th place. Nothing is played for the final stages!