Clermont defeated Francois Steyn’s Racing Metro 21-17 to reach the semis of the Top 14.
The win in the play-off ensures Clermont face Toulon in the semi. Marius Joubert started for the victors but they could only manage seven penalties.
Jacques Cronje scored for Racing to put them in the lead just before half-time, but their discipline cost them. Steyn started at flyhalf for the Parisians.