Sale Sharks have slipped to back to back defeats in Aviva Premiership Rugby, but both encounters were played (against Leicester and London Irish) away from home. At Edgeley Park the Sharks have won three of their last four games in all competitions.
Worcester Warriors have won their last two matches in the Premiership (over London Wasps and Gloucester). The only previous occasion that the Warriors have won back to back away games in the Premiership was when they were victorious at Saracens and Northampton in 2006/07.
Worcester won 17-12 when the two teams clashed at Sixways in round one but have never achieved a Premiership double over the Sharks. The Warriors have a won 3, lost 3 record at Edgeley Park in the Premiership.
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (1st Premiership game)