The Chiefs won their last clash with the Crusaders, but the men from Christchurch won the four matches against their Waikato opposition before that.
We are waiting for the kick-off.
0.00: Dan Carter gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the visiting Crusaders.
1.00: The Chiefs start brilliantly as a strong break by Aaron Cruden and Tawera Kerr-Barlow sees the home side get within 5m of the line.
2.00: The Crusaders are penalised inside their own 22 and Cruden will line up a kick at goal.
3.00: Cruden slots the kick, handing the Chiefs an early lead.
4.00: The Chiefs are penalised at the breakdown inside their own territory. Carter will have a kick at posts.
5.00: Carter misses the kick.
6.00: The Crusaders earn a penalty at scrum time inside the Chiefs' 22. Carter will line up a kick at goal, directly in front of the uprights.
7.00: Carter slots the kick, levelling the scores.
9.00: The Crusaders work through phases inside the Chiefs' 22. Kieran Read is able to get over the line to score the Crusaders' first try.
11.00: Carter converts the try.
13.00: The Chiefs earn a penalty at the breakdown inside their own half. Cruden kicks for touch.
15.00: The Crusaders are penalised for holding on. Cruden will line up a kick at goal from 35m out.
16.00: Cruden slots the kick, reducing the deficit.
17.00: Carter drops back into the pocket and slots a drop goal for the visitors.
19.00: The Chiefs are pinged at the breakdown on half way and Carter kicks for the corner.
22.00: Luke Romano is able to get over the line after a strong rolling maul from the visitors.
23.00: Carter converts the try.
27.00: The Chiefs work through phases inside the opposition 22. They get within 5m of the line and are awarded a scrum feed after a Crusaders infringement.
29.00: Brodie Retallick dots down for the Chiefs' first try.
31.00: Cruden reduces the deficit with a successful conversion.
35.00: The Chiefs are camped inside the opposition 22. The Chiefs are awarded a penalty at scrum time and Cruden will line up a kick at goal.
36.00: Cruden slots the kick.
39.00: The Chiefs are penalised at ruck time near half way. Carter will have a kick at goal.
40.00: Carter's kick drifts wide.
The half time score was Chiefs 16 Crusaders 20.
40.00: Aaron Cruden gets the second half under way as he kicks off for the Chiefs.
44.00: The Crusaders are penalised at the breakdown on half way. Cruden will have a kick at goal.
45.00: Cruden's kick drifts wide.
50.00: The Crusaders are camped inside the Chiefs' 22. They feed a scrum 5m from the line but the home side earn a penalty and kick for touch to get out of jail.
52.00: Andy Ellis crosses over for the Crusaders.
53.00: Carter is unable to convert the try.
54.00: Sonny Bill Williams dots down for the Chiefs' second try of the evening.
55.00: Cruden adds the extras with a successful conversion.
60.00: The Crusaders are awarded a penalty inside the Chiefs' 22. Carter will line up a kick at goal.
61.00: Carter slots the kick, extending the Crusaders' lead.
66.00: The Crusaders feed a scrum inside their own 22. Carter clears to relieve the pressure.
68.00: Asaeli Tikoirotuma makes a strong break for the corner but the TMO rules that the ball was in touch upon the grounding. The try is not awarded.
73.00: The Chiefs gain momentum as they work through phases inside opposition territory. The Crusaders are penalised at the breakdown and Cruden kicks for the corner instead of kicking for goal.
77.00: The Chiefs are once again camped inside the Crusaders' half. They rumble towards the line as they are desperate to score.
78.00: The Crusaders are penalised at the breakdown. The Chiefs opt to kick for the corner.
80.00: The hooter sounds as the Chiefs get within 5m of the line. The Crusaders' defence remains impenetrable and the Chiefs are awarded a penalty. They opt to take it quickly.
83.00: Steve Walsh rules that the ball is held up over the line and the whistle for full time goes.
The final score is Chiefs 21 Crusaders 28.
Tries - B. Retallick, SB. Williams
Pen - A. Cruden 3
Con - A. Cruden 1
Tries - K. Read, L. Romano, A. Ellis
Pen - D. Carter 2
Con - D. Carter 2
Drop - D. Carter
Referee: Steve Walsh
Assistant Ref 1: Garratt Williamson
Assistant Ref 2: Glen Jackson
TMO: Bryce Lawrence
1. Sona Taumalolo, 2. Mahonri Schwalger, 3. Ben Tameifuna, 4. Romana Graham, 5. Brodie Retallick, 6. Liam Messam, 7. Sam Cane, 8. Alex Bradley, 9. Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 10. Aaron Cruden, 11. Asaeli Tikoirotuma, 12. Sonny Bill Williams, 13. Andrew Horrell, 14. Tim Nanai-Williams, 15. Robbie Robinson.
Reserves: 16. Hika Elliot, 17. Toby Smith, 18.Mike Fitzgerald, 19. Tanerau Latimer, 20. Brendon Leonard, 21. Jackson Willison, 22. Lelia Masaga.
1. Ben Franks, 2. Corey Flynn, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Luke Romano, 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. George Whitelock, 7. Richie McCaw (c),8. Kieran Read, 9. Andy Ellis , 10. Dan Carter (vc), 11. Zac Guildford, 12. Ryan Crotty, 13. Robbie Fruean, 14. Adam Whitelock, 15. Israel Dagg.
Replacements: 16. Quentin MacDonald, 17. Wyatt Crockett, 18. Tom Donnelly, 19. Matt Todd, 20. Willi Heinz, 21. Tom Taylor, 22. Sean Maitland.