Clermont book home quarter-final

Clermont Auvergne 28 Racing Metro 3

Tries for Fritz Lee, Gerhard Vosloo’s double and Vincent Debaty’s late score, along with four conversions by fly-half Mike Delany, were enough to secure the win. Maxime Machenaud scored Racing’s only points from a first-half penalty.

Clermont Auvergne scorers: Tries: Lee, Vosloo 2, Debaty. Cons: Delany 4.

CLERMONT AUVERGNE: Byrne, Sivivatu, Rougerie, Fofana, Nalaga, Delany, Radosavljevic, Domingo, Kayser, Ric, Cudmore, Hines, Vosloo, Lapandry, Lee.

Replacements: Stanley for Fofana (74), Parra for Radosavljevic (57), Chaume for Domingo (64), Paulo for Kayser (57), Debaty for Ric (60), Pierre for Hines (49), Chouly for Lapandry (49).

Racing Metro 92 scorers: Pens: Machenaud.

RACING METRO 92: Fall, Imhoff, Estebanez, Roberts, Andreu, Hernandez, Machenaud, Brugnaut, Szarzewski, Mujati, van der Merwe, Ghezal, Le Roux, Gerondeau, Qovu.

Replacements: Magnaval for Machenaud (69), Khinchagishili for Brugnaut (49), Ducalcon for Mujati (49), Maurouard for Qovu (52), Cronje for Maurouard (63). Not Used: Lydiate, Dambielle, Dumoulin. Sin Bin: Le Roux (42), Szarzewski (52), Ducalcon (56).

Ref: Greg Garner (RFU).

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