Champions Cup

Match Facts

Scarlets will face Bristol Bears for the first time in European competitions, they were scheduled to meet in Round 1 this season, however the match was cancelled (28-0 win awarded to Bristol).

Scarlets have won three of their last four matches against Premiership opposition in the pool stage of the Heineken Champions Cup (L1), as many wins as in their previous 14 such games (D1 L10).

Bristol Bears have alternated between wins and defeats in their last seven away games in the Heineken Champions Cup, losing the most recent such match 17-36 against Union Bordeaux-Bègles in the Last 16 in 2020/21.

Bristol Bears are the only team yet to miss a kick at goal in the Heineken Champions Cup this season (4/4) while Scarlets are the only team yet to make a successful place kick (0/2).

Bristol’s Semi Radradra made 17 carries in Round 3 of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup, the joint most of any back (also Garry Ringrose) and the joint second most overall, behind Leicester’s Jasper Wiese (19).

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