Each day, a number. Thanks to another victory in the francilian derby this past week-end (16-12), Racing gets re-familiar with success in TOP 14 and is moving upwards in the overall league table. It’s now time to get focus on the travel to Biarritz before the traditional winter break. A confrontation that Ciel et Blanc will have at heart to win to then enjoy freely their resting weeks.
As the average of time in possession of the ball per match (in minutes), acquired by the Ciel et Blanc squad since the beginning of the 2013-2014 TOP 14 season. Top statistics in this exercise out of the french championship squads, which shows effectively Racingmen's capacity to hold on to the ball. Furthermore, teams opposed to Racing Metro 92 have reach an average of 14 minutes and 4 seconds of ball possession. A 2 minutes deficit for its opponents which made the difference six times out of ten, as Racingmen took over six victories in ten TOP 14 matches.
Biarritz Olympique, next squad which will be confronted to the Ciel et Blanc reports a ball possession average of 14 minutes 53 seconds. Perpignan, with 11 minutes and 54 seconds, has the worst record of the exercise in TOP 14.
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Saturday 26th August