Saturday kicks of with ‘The Clash’, the first home match which Bath have held at Twickenham.
It is a massive game for both sides, in particular Bath who relinquished their top 4 place two weeks ago when they lost to Sarries and Tigers beat Saints.
It is also a big occasion for both starting fly-halves who will swap shirts next season, Ford to Tigers and Burns to Bath. It is sure to be a highly competitive area in this match with both teams expected to play expansive attacking rugby, the fly-halves will be essential.
This is a must win game for Bath as they have the harder run-in, lose this and Tigers are favourites for that final top 4 place
Bath: Watson; Rokoduguni, Joseph, Tapuai, Banahan; Ford (co-capt), Fotuali’i; Catt, Batty, Palma-Newport, Ewels, Stooke, Ellis, Louw (co-capt), Faletau
Replacements: Brooker, Obano, Knight, Denton, Mercer, Cook, Priestland, Homer.
Leicester: Veainu; Thompstone, Tait, Mermoz, Pietersen; Burns, B Youngs; Genge, T Youngs (c), Cole, Barrow, Kitchener, Fitzgerald, O’Connor, Hamilton
Replacements: McGuigan, Rizzo, Balmain, Williams, Thacker, White, Williams, Roberts.
Referee: J P Doyle
Prediction- Tigers win