Ahead of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup, we’re looking back at the previous European meetings between sides drawn to face each other. Next, we revisit the seven European Cup matches between Leicester Tigers and ASM Clermont Auvergne, who clash in Pool B next season.
2005-06 Pool stage: Leicester Tigers 57 ASM Clermont Auvergne 23
Andy Goode scored 32 points as Leicester hammered Clermont at Welford Road.
Goode put in a near flawless performance, kicking five penalties from six attempts and converting all six Leicester tries, one of which he scored.
Harry Ellis, Leon Lloyd, Tom Varndell, George Chuter and Geordan Murphy also went over for the Tigers, with Tony Marsh and Martin Scelzo replying.
2005-06 Pool stage: ASM Clermont Auvergne 27 Leicester Tigers 40
Four tries from Tom Varndell helped Leicester secure a quarter-final berth with a bonus-point victory at Stade Marcel-Michelin.
Varndell went over twice in each half, while Damien Hipkiss scored Leicester’s fifth try.
Anthony Floch, Alexandre Audebert and Breyton Paulse touched down for the hosts.
2011-12 Pool stage: ASM Clermont Auvergne 30 Leicester Tigers 12
Clermont recorded their 35th consecutive home victory in front of a partisan 18,000 crowd at the intimidating Stade Marcel Michelin.
Morgan Parra kicked 15 points and Wesley Fofana scored two tries as Clermont marched on.
Julien Malzieu also went over for the hosts, while Leicester replied through Ben Youngs and a penalty try.
2011-12 Pool stage: Leicester Tigers 23 ASM Clermont Auvergne 19
A battling second-half showing kept Leicester in the qualification hunt.
Tigers trailed by nine points at half-time at Welford Road but rallied to claim the spoils as Toby Flood kicked 13 points.
Manu Tuilagi and Julian Salvi bagged Leicester’s tries, with Sitiveni Sivivatu crossing for Clermont.
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2013-14 Quarter-finals: ASM Clermont Auvergne 22 Leicester Tigers 16
Clermont defeated a determined Leicester side to book their place in the semi- finals.
Wesley Fofana and Jordan Crane scored first-half tries for the respective sides, but crucially Morgan Parra kicked 17 points for the hosts.
Owen Williams slotted 11 points for Tigers, who trailed 19-7 at half-time.
2021-22 Round of 16 1st leg: ASM Clermont Auvergne 10 Leicester Tigers 29
Leicester took what proved a decisive advantage in the tie after an impressive display at Stade Marcel-Michelin.
Tigers led with an hour played thanks to tries from Ellis Genge, Julian Montoya, Jack van Poortvliet and Hosea Saumaki, and added a fifth try through Harry Potter when playing with 14 men after Guy Porter was sent off.
Clermont went over through Cheikh Tiberghien early on but struggled to match the visitors.
2021-22 Round of 16 2nd leg: Leicester Tigers 27 ASM Clermont Auvergne 17
Leicester powered their way to a comprehensive victory over Clermont to set up a home Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster Rugby.
Tigers again finished with 14 men after Ollie Chessum’s red card but scored tries through Hanro Liebenberg, Matt Scott, Freddie Steward and a penalty try.
Alivereti Raka and Fritz Lee replied for Clermont as Leicester went through 56-27 on aggregate.