Bristol Rugby beat Top-14 opponents Pau home and away in the European Challenge Cup but are still without a victory in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season. Bristol have not won at Ashton Gate in Premiership Rugby since beating Leicester there in April 2007.
Worcester Warriors only victory in their last six first team matches was 33-20 over Newport Gwent Dragons in round 3 of the European Challenge Cup. The Warriors have not won away from home in any competition since a trip to Harlequins in Premiership Rugby in March.
The two clubs have already met this season with Warriors having the edge 31-25 at Sixways in the Anglo-Welsh cup in early November. They have not clashed in Premiership Rugby since Bristol’s 37-18 victory at Memorial Stadium in March 2009. Worcester have twice before visited Ashton Gate, in the RFU Championship in season 2014/15, losing 19-23 in the opening round but winning the first leg of the final 29-28.
Ashton Gate, 3pm – Live on BT Sport
Referee: Wayne Barnes (175th Premiership game). Assistant Referees: Jack Makepeace & Paul Dix. TMO: David Grashoff.