Ange Capuozzo did not miss her first stage in Ernest-Wallon. He was masterful from one end of the match to the other, recalling at times the flashes of another will-o’-the-wisp, Cheslin Kolbe, whom no one has forgotten on the Toulouse side. The Italian international brought danger every time he touched the ball. He even hit shots on defense, resisting the onslaught of players much stronger than him, like center back Francis Saili.
The figures reflect the quality of his match: 151 meters covered ball in hand, 7 hit defenders, 3 crosses, 2 unchecks, 1 scratched ball. An XXL performance, crowned with a capital interception try on Finn Russell 70 m from the opposite line to definitively sentence the match (66th). Capuozzo feasted on each recovery ball, but not only.
“It is in this rugby that I have my kicks. »
“I recognize myself in the intentions of the game that are advocated here, told us recently. I am not talking about madness, because it is not about doing anything, but about that little freedom that is given to us at a certain moment and that gives us so much pleasure. It is in this rugby where I get my kicks. » On Saturday night, the Toulouse winger also exchanged a lot with defender Melvyn Jaminet and starter Thomas Ramos. “That’s what’s interesting. he said into the microphone Channel +. We know the three opener, winger and winger positions. It’s easier to play, we started to get marks in training and we reaped some fruits in the matches. “He is a player who feels the blows, welcomes defense coach Laurent Thuéry. It is not very strong but it goes very fast. In addition, he is able to put the brakes on when it is necessary for others to play. »