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Saracens 30, Racing Metro 13
The Heineken Cup reached a new audience on Saturday when Saracens played Racing Metro in Brussels in what was a home match for the English side.
Both sides have dominant packs and have made strong starts to their campaigns, so this was expected to be a hard-fought affair.
The scoreline doesn't do justice to the game, as Racing weren't far off the pace. What separated the sides was Racing's inability to hold onto the ball.
Whereas Saracens were ruthlessly efficient, Racing made silly mistakes at the worst possible times.
Will Fraser sealed the win in the 75th minute, but Saracen were unable to kick on and secure the bonus point.
Could that come back to haunt them later in the season?
Munster 33, Edinburgh 0
Many were quick to right off Munster, myself included, after last weekend's debacle, but once again the two-time champions defied the doubters.
Leading just 6-0 at the half, Munster turned up the heat in the second half to blitz 27 unanswered points.
Gone was the side-to-side flamboyance of last weekend, as the Munster pack got back to what they do best: grounding teams into submission.
In true Munster fashion it went right down to the wire, with Damien Varley's try on the final play of the game winning Munster a bonus point.
When the draw was made, fans and pundits alike marked Round 2 and 3 as the rounds that would decide who made it out of this group and nothing has changed.
Edinburgh are as good as done, but will be hoping to secure at least one win against Racing Metro. Racing, like most French sides, have a passing interest in the competition. If they drop points to Edinburgh, their attention will be elsewhere for the final two rounds. However if they were to win—and win well—they could yet top the group.
Saracens and Munster go head to head in one of the ties of the round. Whoever comes out ahead on points will be in poll position for the closing rounds. Expect a titanic struggle with plenty of twists and turns.