Toulouse will need to up their game if they are to defeat an in form Cardiff Blues side next weekend after Jean Baptiste Elissalde's boot saved them from defeat to Biarritz.
Toulouse fought their way to a 12-6 win over Biarritz Olympique on Friday night, but failed to impress juts one week ahead of the crucial tie with Cardiff.
Guy Noves side were uncharacteristically error strewn but managed to claim a win over their rivals thanks to the mercurial Jean Baptiste Elissalde.
The French international fly half scored a penalty and three drop goals, that amounted to all his side's points as Toulouse's normally fluid attacking style failed to fire.
Toulouse have slipped to second place of the French Championship, locked on 62 points with ASM Clermont Auvergne, but the real test comes next Sunday when they play host to Welsh regional outfit Cardiff Blues.
The Blues are fresh from a 20-0 victory over Edinburgh in the Magners League last Friday.
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