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Champions Cup: Stade Rochelais and UBB will face off in the round of 16


By Yoan Leshauriès

La Rochelle and Union Bordeaux-Bègles will meet in the round of 16 of the European Cup in April. The first leg will be played at Chaban-Delmas, the return leg at Marcel-Deflandre

Strongly impacted by the Covid-19, the group stage of the European Cup still delivered its verdict. Stade Rochelais (3rd in pool A) and Union Bordeaux-Bègles (6th in pool B) will be opposed in the round of 16. The first leg will be played on the weekend of April 8-9-10 at the Chaban-Delmas stadium, the return match will take place on the weekend of April 15-16-17 at the Marcel-Deflandre stadium.

3 confrontations in 3 weeks

The month of April will definitely be placed under the sign of the “Atlantic Derby” since Maritimes and Girondins will face each other three times in three weeks. Indeed, the two clubs will play against each other on the weekend of April 2-3 in Chaban-Delmas on behalf of the 22nd day of the Top 14, before the double European confrontation which will offer a ticket for the quarters. of final.

The round of 16

Matches played in home and away confrontations

Racing 92 – French Stadium

Munster – Exeter

Harlequins-Montpellier

La Rochelle – Bordeaux-Bègles

Ulster – Toulouse

Bristol – Dirty

Leicester – Clermont

Leinster – Connacht





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