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Scarlets survive rollercoaster to beat 14-man Treviso – Champions Cup roundup

• Paul Asquith secures 33-28 win against 14-man Italian side
• Glasgow coach blames Friday’s Montpellier defeat on two yellow cards

Wayne Pivac was a relieved man after his Scarlets side scored two tries in the final four minutes to snatch a 33-28 victory over Treviso at Parc y Scarlets in Pool 5. Scarlets surged into a 14-0 lead early on and Treviso had flanker Francesco Minto sent off for a dangerous tackle on 24 minutes. The Italian side showed great spirit to fight back from 21-7 down, and led 28-21 with four minutes remaining. But late tries from Steff Evans and Paul Asquith settled a nine?try thriller in Scarlets’ favour.

“It was a hell of a rollercoaster,” said Pivac. “After two tries in the first eight minutes and their red card, I think a bit of complacency came in.

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