LEICS
No.Name
15Telusa Veainu, FB
14Adam Thompstone, W
13Mathew Tait, C
12Matt Toomua, C
11JP Pietersen, W
10Owen Williams, FH
2
9Ben Youngs, SH
1Marcos Ayerza, P
2Tom Youngs, H
3Dan Cole, P
4Ed Slater, L
5Dom Barrow, L
6Michael Fitzgerald, FL
7Brendon O'Connor, FL
T
8Lachlan McCaffrey, N8
Replacements
16George McGuigan, R
17Logovi'i Mulipola, R
18Greg Bateman, R
19Graham Kitchener, R
20Will Evans, R
21Sam Harrison, R
22Freddie Burns, R
T
3
23Peter Betham, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Welford Road
12:30 PM, October 23, 2016
Capacity: 24,000

Match Commentary

81'27-17 End of second half
80'Leicester boot it into touch for a deserved 27-17 victory. The glamour side from Paris head home with no points.
78'Player substituted - Chris Masoe , Racing 92
78'Substitute on - Thibault Dubarry , Racing 92
78'27-17 Penalty goal - Freddie Burns , Leicester Tigers
77'Racing give away a penalty, their discipline hasn't been great tonight. Freddie Burns slots the penalty and the margin is out to 10 points.
76'Player substituted - Tom Youngs , Leicester Tigers
76'Substitute on - George McGuigan , Leicester Tigers
76'24-17 Conversion - Dan Carter , Racing 92
75'24-15 Try - Juan Imhoff , Racing 92
74'Overlap out wide, JP Pietersen slips and Juan Imhoff has enough time to score in the corner. Exciting finish ahead.
73'Penalty for Racing and Carter finds touch five metres from Leicester's line.
72'Yet another scrum penalty, the fifth Racing have conceded this evening. Leicester boot the ball out.
71'Player substituted - Telusa Veainu , Leicester Tigers
71'Substitute on - Sam Harrison , Leicester Tigers
70'Long stoppage here, stretcher required for Telusa Veainu.
70'Racing come roaring back, and Dan Carter might have his second try of the match. TMO says no try, grounded short. Great tackle by Matthew Tait.
70'24-10 Conversion - Freddie Burns , Leicester Tigers
68'Intercept! Freddie Burns has made quite the impact since he replaced Owen Williams. Read the pass off the scrum perfectly to run 70 metres and score. Huge moment.
68'22-10 Try - Freddie Burns , Leicester Tigers
66'17-10 Penalty goal - Freddie Burns , Leicester Tigers
65'Freddie Burns kicks another penalty, the buffer is out to seven points now.
63'Logovi'i Mulipola has come on and provided Leicester with some real impetus. Couple of massive runs around the fringes, Racing infringe and Freddie Burns kicks the goal.
63'Substitute on - Francois van der Merwe , Racing 92
63'Player substituted - Manuel Carizza , Racing 92
63'14-10 Penalty goal - Freddie Burns , Leicester Tigers
59'Player substituted - Marcos Ayerza , Leicester Tigers
59'Substitute on - Logovi'i Mulipola , Leicester Tigers
56'Johannes Goosen makes a lovely break, finds Joe Rokocoko who is tackled inside the 22. Dan Cole puts huge pressure on at the ruck and the Tigers win the ball back.
55'Player substituted - Eddy Ben Arous , Racing 92
55'Substitute on - Viliamu Afatia , Racing 92
55'Substitute on - Virgile Lacombe , Racing 92
55'Player substituted - Camille Chat , Racing 92
54'Player substituted - Owen Williams , Leicester Tigers
54'Substitute on - Freddie Burns , Leicester Tigers
54'Player substituted - Ben Tameifuna , Racing 92
54'Substitute on - Luc Ducalcon , Racing 92
51'Carter with a great effort on defence too ankle tapping Matthew Tait who looked to be away for all money.
50'11-10 Conversion - Dan Carter , Racing 92
49'11-8 Try - Dan Carter , Racing 92
48'Dan Carter's shown all his years of class. Two dummy passes and a fend and the former All Blacks playmaker waltzes through Leicester's defence to score. One point in it.
46'Marius Mitrea gives another penalty at scrum time, this time in favour of Racing who have a lineout 35 metres out from Leicester's line.
41'Great opening passage of playing by the Tigers, but a needless grubber kick inside Racing's 22 gives away possession and relieves the pressure on the visitors.
41'Substitute on - Brendon O'Connor , Leicester Tigers
41'Player substituted - Will Evans , Leicester Tigers
41'+211-3 End of first half
40'Entertaining close to the half, Johannes Goosen with a chip and chase but Leicester's JP Pietersen dots it down in goal. The Tigers have done brilliantly to hold out Racing.
40'11-3 Start of second half
40'11-3 Penalty goal - Owen Williams , Leicester Tigers
38'Scrum penalty for the Tigers, its the third penalty Racing have conceded at the set piece. Williams makes them pay.
36'End to end rugby, Graham Kitchener makes a great cover tackle on Racing's Maxime Machenaud. Tigers kick and put the pressure on the visitors in their half, resulting in a scrum. Crowd appreciate the enterprise of both sides.
35'Telusa Veainu making quite the impact from fullback for the Tigers. Great counter attack run from the kick return.
33'Reprieve for Racing. Terrible pass from Machenaud which puts Dulin under pressure, Ed Slater goes for the turnover at the ruck but is penalised.
32'Substitute on - Will Evans , Leicester Tigers
32'Player substituted - Brendon O'Connor , Leicester Tigers
31'Brendon O'Connor's going to have to come off, with bloody flowing from the face. Doesn't seem too bothered.
30'Few errors creeping into the game. Racing's backs try a move off the line-out but Johannes Goosen drops the ball.
26'Leicester hold firm on defence as Racing pepper the try line. Little knock on at the back of the ruck by Yannick Nyanga gives the Tigers the ball.
24'8-3 Penalty goal - Owen Williams , Leicester Tigers
23'Margin back out to five points as Williams splits the posts.
23'Player substituted - Matt Toomua , Leicester Tigers
23'Substitute on - Peter Betham , Leicester Tigers
22'Good attack here from Leicester who are causing Racing some problems. Not good signs though with Australian inside centre Matt Toomua limping off with a knee injury.
18'Substitute on - Graham Kitchener , Leicester Tigers
18'Player substituted - Dom Barrow , Leicester Tigers
17'Stoppage in play. Dom Barrow the man down after a head clash with his own team-mate in a tackle.
13'Leicester given a penalty in kicking range but Owen Williams drags the attempt just wide.
10'Racing awarded another penalty with Leicester not releasing at the ruck. 50 metres out so Johan Goosen has a crack, had the distance but not the accuracy.
9'5-3 Penalty goal - Dan Carter , Racing 92
8'Racing are awarded a penalty with Leicester not rolling away at the ruck. Dan Carter makes no mistake off the tee.
3'TRY! What a start from the Tigers. Toomua hits it up, Youngs goes blindside and its openside flanker Brendon O'Connor who dives over in the right corner.
3'5-0 Try - Brendon O'Connor , Leicester Tigers
2'Big line-out drive to start for the Tigers and the referee awards a penalty. Captain Tom Youngs opts to kick for touch.
1'0-0 Start of first half

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