Dec 02, 2014
Sale Sharks vs Saracens - Match Facts
Saracens travel to the AJ Bell Stadium to face Sale Sharks on Saturday, in round three of Pool 1 of the European Champions Cup.
In the first meeting between the sides in European competition, we take a look at few match facts in the build-up to Saturday’s clash.
Pool 1: Sale Sharks v Saracens
Saturday, 6 December, Kick-off: 13:00, AJ Bell Stadium
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wal), Assistant Ref: Gwyn Morris (Wal), Assistant Ref: Martyn Lewis (Wal), TMO: Paul Adams (Wal), Citing Commissioner: Alberto Recaldini (Ita)
This will be the first meeting between the two clubs in European competition.
Sale Sharks’ Magnus Lund (37/39) is the top tackler in the Champions Cup so far this season, while Saracens’ Jamie George (19) made the joint most tackles in the most recent round of fixtures.
Sale Sharks’ Johnny Leota has made the joint most clean breaks (5) in the tournament so far this season.
David Strettle and Chris Ashton have scored two tries each in the tournament so far this season, only George North has scored more (4); Ashton is joint 6th on the all-time try scorers list in the competition with 25.