MADRID, 11 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Spanish men's XV rugby team beat Germany this Sunday at the National Stadium of the Complutense University of Madrid (27-5) on the second day of the European Championship, a match in which more than 6,000 fans harangued the by Pablo Bouza in his home debut in this competition.
The 'Lions' surpassed the German team with four tries to remember scored by Martiniano Cian, Tani Bay, Iñaki Mateu and John-Wessel Bell and a bonus point, all after Germany started the match by locking Spain in its 22-yard zone. putting a lot of pressure.
After the first ten minutes, Tani Bay managed to connect with the sprinter Martiniano Cian, who, beating up to three defenders, opened the scoring with the first Spanish try. A few minutes later, Bautista Güemes converted an indiscipline centered 50 meters from the posts into three more points.
Iñaki Mateu also found the rehearsal area, and near the end of the first half it was the Germans who scored with a pose resulting from a powerful 'touch maul' that made it 15-5 at half-time.
In the second half, Germany enjoyed its best moments, with 15 minutes of defense to the limit of the Spanish, but John-Wessel Bell scored the fourth in time to sign the offensive bonus and close the match with a favorable 27-5.