This Friday live from 4:45 PM and on ESPN EXTRA the ninth day of the Premiership opens with a classic and Gloucester knows that they are different parties.
Bristol arrives as a leader in the West of England derby but the Reds will have the seasoning of 3 Argentines among 23 players who will host the Bears at Kingsholm on Friday: Santiago Carreras by wing, Matías Alemanno in the second line and could debut Santiago Socino who arrived at the club a week ago and will be on the substitute bench.
On the Bristol side, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro He will start for the first time since his arrival at the team. Last week he played the last 3 minutes in a loss to Sale at Ashton Gate that left him undefeated. Pat Lam knows that the battle on the front lines will be essential and turns to the native of Madariaga to balance the pack of forwards. The figure of the team and the player of the moment Semi Radradra still does not appear due to injury.
BRISTOL BOARD: 1- Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2- Bryan Byrne, 3- John Afoa (c); 4- Dave Attwood, 5- Chris Vui; 6- Jake Heenan, 7- Dan Thomas, 8- Nathan Hughes; 9- Andy Uren, 10- ioan Lloyd, 11- Henry Purdy, 12- Siale Piutau, 13- Piers O´Conor, 14- Luke Morahan; 15- Charles Piutau.
Alternates: 16- Will Capon, 17- Jake Woolmore, 18- Jake Armstrong, 19- Ed Holmes, 20- Fitz Harding, 21- Tom Kessell, 22- Sam Bedlow, 23- Alapati Leiua.
GLOUCESTER: 1- Val Rapava-Ruskin, 2- Henry Walker, 3- Fraser Balmain; 4- Matt Garvey, 5- Matias Alemanno; 6- Jamie Gibson, 7- Lewis Ludlow (c), 8- Freddie Clarke, 9- Will Heinz, 10- Billy Twelvetrees; 11- Ille Thorley, 12- Mark Atkinson, 13- Henry Trinder, 14- Santiago Carreras; 15- Jason Woodward.
Substitutes: 16- Santiago Socino, 17- Alex Sevilla, 18- Jamal Ford Robinson, 19- Alex Craig, 20- Ben Morgan, 21- charlis Chapman, 22- Giorgi Kveseladze, 23- Kyle Moyle.