The Leicester coach Steve Bothwick unveiled the team who will face next Saturday at 12 noon (Argentine time) against London Wasps and that you can see live on ESPN Play. Between the Headlines 3 Argentines appear: Julián Montoya as hooker, Tomás Lavanini in the second row and Matías Moroni as second center.
Both Montoya and Moroni were last week in the loss to Harlequins and now the second row is added that returns to the starting line. The locals need victory to reengage in the Premiership and turn the goal to the semifinal. Although there is much to play, today Leicester is in ninth place with 20 points, eight points behind Harlequins, which is in fourth place. London Wasps, last season’s runner-up, is fifth with 24 points as a result of five wins and four losses.
The formation of both teams will be as follows:
LEICESTER TIGERS: 1- Luan de Bruin, 2- Julián Montoya, 3- Dan Cole; 4- Calum Greeen, 5- Tomas Lavanini; 6- Hanro Liebenberg, 7- Cyle Brink, 8- Jasper Wiese; 9- Richard Wigglesworth (c), 10- Zack Hebry, 11- Kini Murimurivalu, 12- Matt Scott, 13- Matías Moroni, 14- kobus Van Wyk; 15- Freddie Steward.
Substitutes: 16- Tom Youngs, 17- Nephi Leatigaga, 18- Joe Heyes, 19- Harry Wells, 20- Tommy Reffell, 21- Jack van Poortvliet, 23- Dan Kelly.
LONDON WASPS: 1- Tom West, 2- Tommy Taylor, 3- Kieran Brookes; 4- Will Rowlands, 5- James Gaskell; 6- Brad Shields, 7- Ben Morris, 8- Tom Willis; 9- Ben Vellacott, 10- Charlie Atkinson; 11- Josh Bassett, 12- Jimmy Copperth, 13- Malakai Fekitoa, 14- Zach Kibirige; 15- Mateo Minozzi.
Substitutes: 16- Tom Cruse, 17- Ben Harris, 18- Jeff Toomaga-Allen, 19- Levi Douglas, 20- Sione Vailanu, 21- Alex Schwarz, 22- Jacob Umaga, 23- Michael Le Bourgeois.