Gallagher Premiership
Venue: London Stadium Date: Saturday, 23 March Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Coverage: Live score updates on BBC local radio and on the BBC Sport website

Saracens have five internationals in their starting XV for your derby against Harlequins at London Stadium.

Wales’ Liam Williams, Scotland’s Sean Maitland along with England trio Jamie George, Ben Spencer along with Billy Vunipola return.

Quins have Kyle Sinckler available after England obligation, with fellow prop Joe Marler also returning one of five changes from the conquer by Gloucester.

Scrumhalf Danny Care has recovered from the rib injury, with Marcus Smith at Fly Half and Ben Tapuai in the heart.

Defending champions Saracens are second in the Premiership table, 10 points in front of Quins, despite losing four of these past seven league games.

But, Mark McCall’s men have won their past 17 home games in every tournaments – including their only previous game at London Stadium, that was against Harlequins in March this past year.

Saracens be at Quins 25-20 at the Twickenham Stoop in round six in October, but the north west London side haven’t achieved a one-third over their rivals since the 2014-15 season.

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall told BBC Radio London:

“it is a neutral venue in several ways as Wembley was a small second home to people.

“In case you are requesting the trainer, you most likely wish to play at Allianz Park at a game like this one but the players like some thing different.

“It is an iconic stadium but also for people we have a job to complete, and with ceded home advantage it is essential we put our very best foot forwards.

“Quins have been really strong since Christmas and so they will have thought today. They’ll certainly be quite motivated as they are near us at the table, and also we now have one eye Glasgow [in the European Champions Cup] the week later.”

Harlequins head of Harlequins Paul Gustard told BBC Radio London:

“we would like to chase down the top two and we had an opportunity against Gloucester and also we did not go on it.

“There’s a little local rivalry with Saracens and a little intensity that raises up it a notch or two.

“We’re sitting next and have aspirations to go quite high. To achieve that people will need to be at Saracens – of course if it isn’t on Saturday then hopefully it is in the past.

“Saracens have been the most dominant team in the competition for eight to 10 seasons today permanently reason. They are well trained and have a great deal of top quality players.”

Replacements: Ward, Boyce, Collier, Merrick, Bothma, Hidalgo-Clyne, Catrakilis, Alofa.

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