Oct 19, 2018
Team News: Saracens vs Lyon
Saracens have made five changes for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup match against Lyon at Allianz Park.
Richard Barrington and Jackson Wray come in for the injured Vunipolas at loosehead prop and Number 8 respectively, while Nick Tompkins replaces the suspended Alex Lozowski.
Liam Williams returns on the wing in place of David Strettle and Ben Spencer gets the nod at nine.
Hayden Thompson-Stringer, Ben Earl, Schalk Burger and Marcelo Bosch are additions to the bench.
Saracens team to face Lyon at Allianz Park on Saturday 20th October (17H30 KO):
FORWARDS: Richard Barrington (142), Jamie George (203), Vincent Koch (44), Will Skelton (32), George Kruis (164), Maro Itoje (101), Mike Rhodes (75), Jackson Wray (205)
BACKS: Alex Goode (267), Liam Williams (20), Nick Tompkins (75), Brad Barritt (229), Sean Maitland (48). Owen Farrell (180), Ben Spencer (138).
REPLACEMENTS: Christopher Tolofua (23), Hayden Thompson-Stringer (25), Titi Lamositele (58), Ben Earl (19), Schalk Burger (54), Richard Wigglesworth (217), Marcelo Bosch (121), Alex Lewington (6).