RECAP: Leinster v Saracens
READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our coverage of the European Cup quarterfinal showdown between Leinster and Saracens in Dublin.
Leinster and Saracens have met on four previous occasions in Europe with the Irish province winning three of those clashes.
This will be the third knockout meeting between the clubs, Leinster won their quarterfinal clash in 2018 while Saracens claimed victory in last season’s final.
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Leinster: 15 Jordan Larmour, 14 Hugo Keenan, 13 Garry Ringrose, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 James Lowe, 10 Johnny Sexton (captain), 9 Luke McGrath, 8 Jack Conan, 7 Will Connors, 6 Caelan Doris, 5 James Ryan, 4 Devin Toner, 3 Andrew Porter, 2 Sean Cronin, 1 Cian Healy.
Replacements: 16 Ronan Kelleher, 17 Ed Byrne, 18 Michael Bent, 19 Ryan Baird, 20 Josh van der Flier, 21 Jamison Gibson-Park, 22 Ross Byrne, 23 Rory O’Loughlin.
Saracens: 15 Elliot Daly, 14 Alex Lewington, 13 Duncan Taylor, 12 Brad Barritt (captain), 11 Sean Maitland, 10 Alex Goode, 9 Richard Wigglesworth, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Jackson Wray, 6 Michael Rhodes, 5 Tim Swinson, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Jamie George, 1 Mako Vunipola.
Replacements: 16 Tom Woolstencroft, 17 Richard Barrington, 18 Alec Clarey, 19 Callum Hunter-Hill, 20 Calum Clark, 21 Aled Davies, 22 Manu Vunipola, 23 Dominic Morris.
Referee: Pascal Gauzère (France)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), Joy Neville (Ireland)
TMO: Olly Hodges (Ireland)