The Ospreys fell to a slack defeat to Benetton at Stadio Monigo, as they regarded to lose in-kind corpulent-relieve Max Nagy to a main injury.
They’d travelled to Italy with a noteworthy-changed facet, with only Nagy, Keiran Williams, Luke Morgan, Rhys Davies, James Fender and captain Morgan Morris remaining from the win over the Scarlets remaining week.
Missing just a few of their World Cup stars for the final match of this first United Rugby Championship block sooner than the inaugurate of European fixtures, they’re going to leave Italy disappointed to no longer have attain away with bigger than moral a losing bonus point.
Benetton have gained 15 of their remaining 20 dwelling video games, but at the hour-worth it gave the impression as if they’d fall to a rare defeat in entrance of their grasp followers.
The boot of Dan Edwards had given Toby Sales space’s facet an early lead, only for Benetton to lift a lead into half of-time following Bautista Berlasconi’s salvage.
On the alternative hand, a amazing solo salvage from Nagy quickly after the restart moved them ahead, though the Ospreys were later dealt the blow of losing the talented corpulent-relieve to a main-looking injury.
They pushed additional ahead, with scrum-half of Luke Davies crossing out broad.
The boot of Jacob Umaga dragged the dwelling facet level, sooner than an depressed bounce on a clearance kick noticed the ball ricochet off Owen Williams and into touch.
That space up the Italian outfit with the attacking dwelling to forge ahead, with the Ospreys’ daring defence unable to serve out as replacement Giacomo Da Re went over four minutes from the dying.
The Ospreys tried to find a winning salvage, but were left having to determine for a losing bonus point.
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