RECAP: Bordeaux-Bègles v Bristol Bears
READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our live coverage of the European Cup Last 16 match between Bordeaux-Bègles and Bristol Bears at Stade Chaban-Delmas.
Bordeaux and Bristol have never met before in the Champions Cup, however, they have clashed three times before in the Challenge Cup.
The last clash between Bordeaux and Bristol came in the Challenge Cup semifinals last season, the Premiership side coming back from 7-13 at half-time to prevail 37-20.
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Bordeaux-Begles: 15 Romain Buros, 14 Yoram Moefana, 13 Pablo Uberti, 12 Rémi Lamerat, 11 Ben Lam, 10 Matthieu Jalibert, 9 Maxime Lucu, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 Guido Petti, 6 Cameron Woki, 5 Jandré Marais, 4 Cyril Cazeaux, 3 Vadim Cobilas, 2 Clement Maynadier, 1 Jefferson Poirot (captain).
Replacements: 16 Joseph Dweba, 17 Thierry Paiva, 18 Lekso Kaulashvili, 19 Kane Douglas, 20 Alexandre Roumat, 21 Yann Lesgourgues, 22 Ulupano Seuteni, 23 Nans Ducuing.
Bristol: 15 Charles Piutau, 14 Luke Morahan, 13 Semi Radradra, 12 Alapati Leiua, 11 Henry Purdy, 10 Callum Sheedy (captain), 9 Andy Uren, 8 Nathan Hughes, 7 Dan Thomas, 6 Chris Vui, 5 Joe Joyce, 4 Dave Attwood, 3 Kyle Sinckler, 2 Bryan Byrne, 1 Yann Thomas.
Replacements: 16 Will Capon, 17 Max Lahiff, 18 John Afoa, 19 Ed Holmes, 20 Ben Earl, 21 Harry Randall, 22 Sam Bedlow, 23 Piers O’Conor.
Referee: Mike Adamson
Assistant referee: Thomas Charabas, Luc Ramos
TMO: Neil Paterson