Saracens have named their side to play Connacht in Pool 3 of the Heineken Cup at Allianz Park this Saturday, kick-off 13h35.
In the backs, Charlie Hodgson replaces Owen Farrell at fly-half, and is partnered by Richard Wigglesworth in the halves. Scotland international centre Duncan Taylor comes into the midfield, as Chris Wyles is named among the replacements.
In the pack, Matt Stevens returns to the front row starting at tighthead prop, and in the second row, England Saxon lock forward George Kruis partners captain Steve Borthwick.
Saracens team to face Connacht;
15. Alex Goode; 14. Chris Ashton, 13. Duncan Taylor, 12. Brad Barritt, 11. David Strettle; 10. Charlie Hodgson, 9. Richard Wigglesworth;
1. Mako Vunipola, 2. Schalk Brits 3. Matt Stevens, 4. Steve Borthwick (capt), 5. George Kruis, 6. Billy Vunipola, 7. Kelly Brown, 8. Ernst Joubert.
16. Jamie George, 17. Richard Barrington, 18. James Johnston, 19. Alistair Hargreaves, 20. Jackson Wray, 21. Neil de Kock, 22. Owen Farrell, 23. Chris Wyles