Dec 21, 2018
Team News: Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens
Vincent Koch will make his 50th Saracens appearance against Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.
The South Africa international made his Sarries debut in 2016 and will run on for at 32nd time in the Premiership at Sandy Park.
Lock Nick Isiekwe replaces Will Skelton in the boiler, while Calum Clark begins at openside flanker. Alex Lozowski is back on the wing.
On the bench, Richard Barrington is set for his 150th outing for the Men in Black and fellow prop Christian Judge returns to the first-team fold.
Saracens team to face Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park on Saturday 22nd December (KO 15H00):
FORWARDS: Mako Vunipola (153), Jamie George (207), Vincent Koch (49), Nick Isiekwe (45), George Kruis (165), Mike Rhodes (83), Calum Clark (26), Ben Earl (27).
BACKS: Alex Goode (274), Alex Lozowski (71),Nick Tompkins (82), Brad Barritt (235), Alex Lewington (14), Owen Farrell (183), Ben Spencer (136).
REPLACEMENTS: Tom Woolstencroft (8), Richard Barrington (149), Christian Judge (8), Dom Day (21), Will Skelton (40), Schalk Burger (62), Tom Whiteley (19), Matt Gallagher (22).