Bristol Rugby’s only victory in any tournament this season is 26-11 at home to Sale in the Anglo-Welsh Cup on 11th November. Bristol have lost their last six Aviva Premiership Rugby matches at Ashton Gate with their most recent victory at the venue in the competition being 30-13 against Leicester in April 2007. They have yet to claim a league point there this season.
Leicester Tigers only defeat in their last five first team games was 10-24 at Saracens in round 7 of Aviva Premiership Rugby. The Tigers have not won away from home in Premiership Rugby since beating Newcastle at Kingston Park on 18th September.
The two clubs first met in 1897 but have not clashed since April 2009 when Leicester recorded a record breaking 73-3 victory in a round 22 Premiership Rugby encounter played at Leicester City FCs King Power (Walkers) Stadium.
Ashton Gate, 7.45pm
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth (109th Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Gareth Copsey & Peter Allan.
TMO: Sean Davey.