Champions Cup Highlights: Toulouse 23-9 Montpellier

Champions Cup Highlights: Toulouse 23-9 Montpellier

Toulouse made it three wins from three as they ground out a 23-9 home victory over Montpellier in extremely wet and tricky conditions in the Champions Cup. Toulouse opened the scoring with an early penalty before a second gave them a 6-0 lead. The hosts then crossed for the games first try to extend their advantage to 13-0. Montpellier pulled three points back with a late first half penalty to trail 13-3 at the break. An early second half penalty saw Montpellier reduce the deficit to just seven points, but Toulouse responded with their second try shortly after to take control at 20-6. Montpellier kept within touching distance with a third penalty, but then picked up a yellow card heading into the final quarter. A Toulouse penalty with around ten minutes remaining sealed the win as they remain unbeaten atop Pool 5.


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