East Saturday one of the Premiership semifinals is played and Ashton Gate for the first time will host a match of this magnitude for the English tournament. Bristol will welcome Harlequins to their home and both teams confirmed lineups with Argentines in the Quins, as Martín Landajo and Santiago García Botta they will go to substitute bank.
The match will be played on Saturday at 9.25 (Argentine time) and you can live it live on ESPN 3. Charles Piutau returns as fullback and Irishman Kyle Sinckler, a new player for the British & Irish Lions, who will face his former club. The captain’s ribbon will be on Siale Piutau’s arm.
From Harlequins Martín Landajo and Santiago García Botta were confirmed in the substitute bench for the momentous encounter. An important player returns to the Argentine team, none other than their captain, Stephan Lewies, who will occupy a place in the second row.
The formations are as follows.
BRISTOL BOARD:1- Yann Thomas, 2- Harry Thacker, 3- Kyle Sinckler; 4- Dave Attwood, 5- Chris Vui; 6- Steven Luatua, 7- Dan Thomas, 8- Nathan Hughes; 9- Andy Uren, 10- Callum Sheedy; 11- Max Malins, 12- Siale Piutau (c), 13- Semi Radradra, 14- Luke Morahan; 15-Charles Piutau.
Substitutes: 16- Will Capon, 17- Jake Woolmore, 18- John Afoa, 19- Joe Joyce, 20- Ben Earl, 21- Harry Randall, 22- Ioan Lloyd, 23- Piers O’Conor.
HARLEQUINS: 1- Joe Marler, 2- Scott Baldwin, 3- Wilco Louw; 4- Matt Symons; 5- Stephan Lewies (c); 6- Tom Lawday, 7- Jack Kenningham, 8- Alex Dombrandt; 9- Danny Care, 10- Marcus Smith; 11. Aaron Morris, 12- Ben Tapuai, 13- Joe Marchant, 14- Louis Lynagh; 15- Tyrone Green.
Substitutes: 16- Joe Gray, 17- Santiago Garcia Botta, 18- Will Collier, 19- Dino Lamb, 20- James Chisholm, 21- Martin Landajo, 22. James Lang, 23- Luke Northmore.