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Result: Clermont Auvergne knock Leicester Tigers out of Heineken Cup

Clermon Auvergne progress to the semi-finals of the Heineken Cup with a 22-16 win over Leicester Tigers.

Clermont Auvergne have progressed to the semi-finals in the Heineken Cup by beating Leicester Tigers 22-16 this afternoon.

Jordan Crane of Leicester dives to score a try during the Heineken Cup quarter final match between Clermont Auvergne and Leicester Tigers at Stade Marcel Michelin on April 5, 2014© Getty Images

The home side dominated the opening 40 minutes, as Wesley Fofana scored the first try of the match, before Morgan Parra added four first-half penalties.

Jordan Crane managed to dive over shortly before the break to get the Aviva Premiership champions on the board and keep them in contention at the break.

Owen Williams added a trio of kicks early in the second half to leave Leicester just three points down, but a mistake from Thomas Waldrom saw him sent to the sin bin and gave Parra another shot at the posts.

Clermont, who were last season's beaten finalists, will face either Ulster or Saracens in the last four later this month.

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Leicester Tigers' Blaine Scully dives in to score a try against Newcastle Falcons during their Aviva Premiership match on September 21, 2013
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