Gloucester Rugby’s only win in their last four rounds of Aviva Premiership Rugby was 32-14 at Bristol on 24 March. Gloucester’s only defeat at Kingsholm in their last six first team encounters was 27-30 to Harlequins in Premiership Rugby on 4 March.
Sale Sharks ended a three game losing run with their 36-26 maximum point victory at home to Worcester on Friday. Sharks have won just once on the road in the tournament this season, on a visit to Bristol in late October.
Gloucester have won their last three fixtures against the Sharks since Sale’s 23-6 win at AJ Bell Stadium in March 2015. The Sharks have won on two of their last five visits to Kingsholm – in April 2012 and in September 2013.
Referee: Tom Foley (35th Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Adam Leal & Peter Allan.
TMO: Rowan Kitt.