Wasps v Leicester Tigers: Tale of the Aviva Premiership round 10 tape

Date: 4 Dec 2017


Wasps claimed a thrilling derby win over Leicester Tigers at the Ricoh Arena, here's how it happened. 

Statistics (Wasps/Leicester Tigers)

General:
Metres made: 533/472
Possession: 49/51%
Territory: 46/54%
Scrums won: 6/4
Scrums lost: 0/0
Lineouts won: 10/11
Lineouts lost: 1/2
Pens and FK’s Conceded: 10/9

Attack:
Clean breaks: 11/4
Defenders beaten: 25/18
Offloads: 7/7
Top performers:
Wasps: Elliot Daly (80 metres made), Nizaam Carr (15 carries), James Haskell (4 defenders beaten)
Leicester: Jonah Holmes (125 metres made), Sione Kalamafoni (13 carries), Gareth Owen (6 defenders beaten)
Half back options: Kick 16/20, Pass 80/123, Run 11/12

Defence:
Tackles: 136/111
Tackle completion: 88/82%
Turnovers conceded: 14/13
Top performers:
Wasps: Jimmy Gopperth and Nizaam Carr (15 tackles each)
Leicester: Will Evans (19 tackles)

Scoring sequence:
0-3: George Ford penalty (4 mins)
0-10: Tom Youngs try, George Ford conversion (14 mins)
7-10: Nizaam Carr try, Jimmy Gopperth conversion (23 mins)
14-10: Dan Robson try, Jimmy Gopperth conversion (32 mins)
17-10: Elliot Daly penalty (37 mins)
Half-time: Wasps 17-10 Leicester Tigers
17-15: Jonah Holmes try (51 mins)
17-22: Jonah Holmes try, George Ford conversion (57 mins)
20-22: Jimmy Gopperth penalty (59 mins)
25-22: Elliot Daly try (63 mins)
25-25: George Ford penalty (69 mins)
32-25: Kearnan Myall try, Jimmy Gopperth conversion (79 mins)
Full time: Wasps 32-25 Leicester Tigers