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Late change to Tigers' matchday squad

George Worth starts at full-back following the withdrawal of Jordan Olowofela
George Worth starts at full-back following the withdrawal of Jordan Olowofela

Leicester Tigers have had to make a late change to the squad for today’s home game against Saracens in Round 8 of the Gallagher Premiership season.

Jordan Olowofela, named at No11, has withdrawn due to a back spasm.

Jonah Holmes moves to the wing and will wear 11, and George Worth comes in at full-back (15). Matt Smith comes on to the bench (23).

Leicester Tigers (v Saracens, Welford Road, Sunday 3.00pm)

15 George Worth       

14 Adam Thompstone

13 Gareth Owen

12 Kyle Eastmond     

11 Jonah Holmes

10 Joe Ford

9 Sam Harrison

1 Greg Bateman

2 Tom Youngs (c)      

3 Dan Cole     

4 Will Spencer

5 Graham Kitchener

6 Mike Williams

7 Brendon O’Connor

8 Sione Kalamafoni   

Replacements

16 Jake Kerr

17 Facundo Gigena   

18 Gaston Cortes       

19 Harry Wells

20 Mike Fitzgerald

21 Ben White

22 Tom Hardwick

23 Matt Smith

Saracens:  15 Alex Goode, 14 Alex Lozowski, 13 Nick Tompkins, 12 Brad Barritt (c), 11 Alex Lewington, 10 Max Malins, 9 Ben Spencer; 1 Richard Barrington, 2 Christopher Tolofua, 3 Christian Judge, 4 Dom Day, 5 Will Skelton, 6 Mike Rhodes, 7 Schalk Burger, 8 Jackson Wray
Replacements: 16 Tom Woolstencroft, 17 Hayden Thompson-Stringer, 18 Hisa Sasagi, 19 Joel Kpoku, 20 Calum Clark, 21 Ben Earl, 22 Tom Whiteley, 23 Matt Gallagher