Pool 2: Zebre Rugby v Connacht Rugby

Sunday, 23 October, Kick-off: 16:15 (local time), Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi

Live on BT Sport / beIN Sports

Referee: Matthieu Raynal (Fra)
Assistant Ref: Tual Trainini (Fra)
Assistant Ref: Thomas Dejean (Fra)
TMO: Eric Gauzins (Fra)
Citing Commissioner: Richard McGhee (Sco)

Match facts

This will be the fifth meeting between the clubs in Europe with Connacht winning each of the previous four.

Zebre have been restricted to 14 points or fewer in each of their six home games in the Champions Cup, losing each of those matches.

Connacht won two of their three away games the last time they were in the Champions Cup, beating Zebre and Toulouse in 2013/14.

Zebre missed 45 tackles during the defeat by Wasps in Round 1, managing a tackle completion rate of just 75%.

Connacht’s tally of 18 clean breaks against Toulouse was the most in Round 1.

Team comparison

Zebre Rugby

Connacht Rugby

Played

13

19

Wins

0

8

Draws

0

0

Losses

13

11

Total Points For

119

288

Total Points Against

516

436

Total Tries For

10

20

Total Tries Against

64

47

 

Date

Home

Score

Away

18/01/2013

Connacht Rugby

25-20

Zebre Rugby

19/10/2013

Zebre Rugby

6-33

Connacht Rugby

11/01/2014

Connacht Rugby

20-3

Zebre Rugby

 

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