Saracens - Saracens name team for Clermont return leg

Dec 15, 2017

Saracens name team for Clermont return leg


Saracens have named their team to face Clermont in the return fixture of their Champions Cup Pool 2 double-header.

Alex Lozowski and Ben Spencer come into the backs in place of Richard Wigglesworth and Brad Barritt while Nick Isiekwe starts on the blindside, replacing Schalk Burger. Mako Vunipola, Jamie George and Vincent Koch start in the front-row while Calum Clark switches to openside.

Will Skelton and George Kruis start once again together in the second-row as Jackson Wray continues at Number 8. Chris Wyles, Alex Goode and Sean Maitland make up the back-line with Lozowski and Marcelo Bosch partnered at centre as Owen Farrell continues at fly-half.

Academy products Ben Earl, Tom Whiteley, Nick Tompkins and Nathan Earle also make the bench alongside Christopher Tolofua, Richard Barrington, Juan Figallo and Schalk Burger.

Saracens team to face ASM Clermont Auvergne (Saracens appearances)

15 Alex Goode (244)

14 Sean Maitland (28)

13 Marcelo Bosch (106)

12 Alex Lozowski (42)

11 Chris Wyles (239)

10 Owen Farrell (161)

9 Ben Spencer (115)

1 Mako Vunipola (130)

2 Jamie George (182)

3 Vincent Koch (28)

4 Will Skelton (15)

5 George Kruis (147)

6 Nick Isiekwe (18)

7 Calum Clark (10)

8 Jackson Wray (185)

Replacements

16 Christopher Tolofua (9)

17 Richard Barrington (119)

18 Juan Figallo (71)

19 Schalk Burger (36)

20 Ben Earl (10)

21 Tom Whiteley (7)

22 Nick Tompkins (67)

23 Nathan Earle (29)

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