Leicester, with Argentinians Julián Montoya and Matías Moroni, beat Saracens with a drop goal in the final and became champion of the English Premiership

In an incredible ending, with a drop shot by Freddie Burns with 25 seconds remaining and when the game seemed to be heading for extra time, Leicester, with Argentines Julián Montoya and Matías Moroni as starters, champion of the premiership English this Saturday when prevailing by 15-12 to Saracens in the final of one of the strongest leagues in the world.

With European rugby in its definition phase, all eyes were on the immense Twickenham, which hosted the two best teams of the season. And the ending was as promised, with the epic of a winner who he had stayed with one player less than a minute before, when Saracens converted a penalty and tied in 12, after winning 3-0 and losing 12-6.

The kick that gave Leicester the title

Montoya Y Moroni, protagonists in Leicester’s 11th title, were replaced in the second half. The first of them, previously voted the best player of the team by his teammates and by the fans, received a serious blow in the first stage, when Saracens was already winning 3-0, and that cost him the yellow card and the 10 minutes off the pitch to Aled Davies.

The blow that Julián Montoya received

the reborn Leicester Tigers is the winningest team in the competition and played the definition after nine years, while Saracens is another who was reborn after suffering relegation in 2020 for breaching the salary cap imposed by the league. The most consistent during the 26 dates had convincingly won the semifinals and delivered a high-voltage outcome.

The match summary

Juan Pablo Sociono, who was part of the rise of Saracens last season, is paradoxically the other Argentine who is now part of the Leicester Tigers squad, although with less filming than his compatriots -he only played two games- and was not called up for this final.

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