Scotland, out of the title race, came back to victory by setting fire to Italy, already promised final place, its fifth defeat (52-10) and the heaviest of the 2021 Six Nations tournament on Saturday in Edinburgh .
“Nazionale” finished with a wooden spoon for the sixth consecutive year and also broke the tragic record for the most points (239) and tries scored in the contest (34).
For its part, Scotland temporarily joins Ireland and on Saturday in Dublin before a duel between the XV of Clover and England. Scotland will play the final game against France at the Stade de France next Friday.
After opening the scoring on a group stage (7–0 6th), Italy quickly withstood the Scottish influence, which allowed the locals to secure an offensive bonus before the break (24–10).
Often punished by three yellow cards, Italy could not really upset the Scottish people, frustrated by their narrow defeats at home against Wales (25-24) and Ireland (27-24).
River’s win will not please the regrets of Scotland, who had a resounding success in the tournament since 1983 against their first champion, defending champion England (11-6), in London.
Italy, after losing 40 points against France, 38 against Ireland, 41 against Wales and therefore 42 against XV du Chardon, showed great consistency in poor performances, -23 passing for a close match against England. Used to be.
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