Treviso again! Marin’s drop at 84 ‘stretches out Edinburgh: 28-27

The 19-year-old was decisive after the team had gone up the field with time out. Last season of Pro 14 the green-and-whites had lost all their games, now they are two wins out of two, both in comeback. Zebras beaten by Ulster 3-36

Something has changed, perhaps. At one time games like this Benetton lost them through their own mistakes. This time the opposite happened. In the 2nd round of the Urc-United Rugby Championship in Monigo Treviso he beat Edinburgh 28-27 (points 4-2) with a drop in the 4 ‘recovery of the 2002 Leonardo Marin opening. It came at the end of a patient action by his comrades with an expired time. After a touch banally lost by the Scots in the last action. It seems the plot of the last, unfortunately historic by now, victory of Italy in the Six Nations, 6 years ago in Murrayfield (22-19). When the Azzurri still won a few games. Yes, maybe something has changed in our rugby. Treviso proves this by hitting the 8th success out of 9 games in a row between Rainbow Cup and Urc.

First half

First half balanced, spectacular, with 5 tries, great rhythm, balls played everywhere, beautiful actions propitiated by errors. Benetton in the goal as soon as he sets foot in the opponents 22 meters: at 5 ‘Lucchesi collects the oval on the meeting point, breaks two soft tackles and runs to score (5-0). He then has two chances to stretch, but loses his attacking pitches on as many penaltouche. And on that of 16 ‘it is punished. Lang for Edinburgh finds a touch 50/22, pass won, 5 phases in percussion and Nel’s try (5-7). At 22 ‘an out of play allows Albornoz’s foot to overtake (8-7). Then comes the show of the scrum half Ben Vellacott, man of the match, tremendous for speed and vision around the meeting points. At 24 ‘he plays a quick kick and on a subsequent phase catches the defense unprepared (8-14). At 28 ‘from lost ball in attack from Treviso a penaltoche is born at 5 meters on which, after repeated percussion, Vellacott’s decisive leap (8-19). But Benetton is alive. His efforts are rewarded by a kick-pass by Albornoz captured and crushed in goal by Ioane (15-19).

Second half

In the first 20 ‘Edinburgh has the chance to kill the match. First with the fourth goal at 50 ‘by McInelly in penaltouche drive (15-24). Then from 62 ‘with the numerical superiority for a yellow card in Nicotera (obstruction). Instead the indiscipline (9 fouls to 4 in the second half), Treviso’s superiority in the scrum and his resilience capacity produce the opposite effect. Possession becomes Italian monopoly and the Scots trivially lose the few balls they had. Thus a placed by the newcomer Marin (56 ‘) and the second try by Lucchesi (70’) on a pick and go from scrum in the period of inferiority lead to overtaking (25-24). In the 73rd minute, an imprecise Van der Walt (3 out of 5) finds a shot from the back from 40 meters for the new counter-overtaking (25-27). But the decisive one was signed by Marin, crowned heir of Garbisi, with the exciting drop in recovery for the Italian victory 28-27.

Zebra co

On the day of farewell to Leonardo Mussini – touching the farewell ceremony in the morning in the stands of Lanfranchi, many shining eyes during the minute of silence -, the Zebras fight and hold on for a time (3-10) before yielding 3-36 to a very solid and patient Ulster. In the first half two goals by McIlroy, all on the closed side, very sweaty. The Parma team collects a kick from Rizzi, exalting themselves in the tackles (Boni) but without being dangerous. In the second half, Ulster closes the accounts with Addison (2), Hume and Timoney.

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Treviso again! Marin’s drop at 84 ‘stretches out Edinburgh: 28-27

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