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Nov 21, 2015 at 1pm UK
Benetton TrevisoBenetton Treviso
3-36
Leicester Tigers
FT
Try (18'), Veainu (36', 68'), Betham (40'), Bateman (79')

Result: Leicester Tigers ease to bonus-point win against Benetton Treviso

Leicester Tigers score five tries in Italy and breeze past Benetton Treviso to go top of their Champions Cup pool.

Leicester Tigers have moved to the top of their pool after scoring five tries to beat Benetton Treviso in the European Rugby Champions Cup.

After James Ambrosini failed to land a drop-goal attempt for the Pro 12 side, Thomas Bell kicked an early penalty to give the Tigers the lead in Italy.

The hosts then suffered a setback when Rupert Harden was given a yellow card as Leicester tried to dominate up front. Leicester were subsequently awarded a penalty try after their maul was brought down before the line.

Richard Cockerill's side continued to impose themselves on proceedings, but could not get their second try until five minutes before the interval as Telusa Veainu bundled over the whitewash.

The Tigers looked to be out of sight on the stroke of half time when Peter Betham also got on the scoresheet for the English giants as they built a 22-3 lead.

Jean-Francois Montauriol then saw yellow for taking out Sam Harrison off the ball and, although Leicester were unable to make the one-man advantage count, they did extend their lead later in the second half with another Veainu try.

The visitors capped off the comfortable victory when Greg Bateman scored in the last minute as Leicester made it two wins from two pool games.

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