In five of the last six encounters between the two teams the defeated side has obtained a losing bonus point.
London Irish have a won 4, lost 2 record in the six previous seasons of the London Double Header. The Exiles finished off last campaign with an unwanted run of three straight defeats, and have won just once at Twickenham in their last six visits in all competitions.
Saracens’ record in previous London Double Headers is an even won 3, lost 3. Sarries, who were Premiership runners-up last season, won their last four regular season matches of 2009/10, whilst their recent record at Twickenham is two wins and four defeats.
Referee: Andrew Small (44th Premiership game)
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