By the third date of the Premiership from England, Leicester welcomes Saracens at Welford Road this Saturday from 11am, live on Star +.
The home team will seek to continue their winning streak to continue at the top of the competition. In his two previous games he managed to beat Exeter at home and Gloucester as a visitor. In this encounter, Hosea Saumaki will make its debut in the Premiership, the Argentinian Juan Pablo Socino will be between the relays and will have the chance to make his presentation with the Tigers jacket.
The visiting team arrives with a week off and will seek to reap another victory like that of the first day against Bristol board 26-9 at Ashton Gate. Not a minor fact: Saracens has won in his last four visits to the Welford Road and it’s the best sequence in the history of the Premiership.
LEICESTER: 1. Francois Van Wyk, 2. Nic Dolly, 3. Dan Cole, 4. Calum Green, 5. Ollie Chessum, 6. George Martin, 7. Tommy Reffel, 8. Hanro Leibenberg (C), 9. Ben Youngs, 10 George Ford, 11. Hosea Saumaki, 12. Dan Kelly, 13. Guy Porter, 14. Kobus Van Wyk, 15. Freddie Burns.
Alternates: 16 Tom Cowan, 17 Ellies Genge, 18 Nephi Leatigaga, 19 Harry Wells, 20 Cameron Henderson, 21 Jack Van Poortvliet, 22 Juan Pablo Socino, 23 Freddie Steward.
SARACENS: 1 Ralph Adams-Hale, 2 Jamie George, 3 Marco Riccioni, 4 Nick Isiekwe, 5 Tim Swinson, 6 Jackson Wray, 7 Ben Earl, 8 Billy Vunipola, 9 Aled Davies, 10 Owen Farrell (C), 11 Rotimi Segundo, 12 Nick Tompkins, 13 Alex Lozowski, 14 Alex Lewington, 15 Max Malins-
Alternates: 16 Tom Woolstencroft, 17 Eroni Mawi, 18 Alec Clarey, 19 Calum Hunter-Hill, 20 Andy Christie, 21 Joe Simpson, 22 Alex Goode, 23 Dom Morris.