Francis Saili's late-try secures quarter-final berth for Munster

Glasgow Warrior's Stuart Hogg was sin-binned 10 minutes from time against Munster
Glasgow Warrior's Stuart Hogg was sin-binned 10 minutes from time against Munster
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Glasgow 12-14 Munster, Scotstoun Stadium
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Replacement Francis Saili scored the decisive try in the 71st minute as Munster edged past Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium on Saturday to secure a berth in the quarter-final of European Champions Cup.

The win also meant Glasgow Warriors' hopes of reaching their first ever knock-out round in an European competition took a beating.

Scotland international Finn Russell started the proceedings for Glasgow with a 13th minute penalty but it was negated by his counterpart Tyler Bleyendaal.

Fullback Stuart Hogg brought Glasgow back into the lead with a three-pointer in the 32nd minute and it was once again Bleyendaal, who levelled the scores for Munster and the scores were even at the end of the first half.

The proceedings continued in the second half as well but Russell took a three-point lead for Gregor Townsend's men with his third penalty which came in the 59th minute.

Glasgow suffered a huge setback when Hogg was sin-binned in the 70th minute for performing a high tackle on Andrew Conway and replacement Saili capitalised on the advantage and scored the decisive try to secure a two-point win for Munster.

With 20 points from five games, Munster have qualified for the knock-out stage of the tournament.

 
 
 
 
 

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