The Bristol Bears face Leicester Tigers on Matchday 21 of the 2020/21 Gallager Premiership with the aim of securing a very important home semi-final in the play-offs after leading the league since early January.
The good news is that fans are now back in the stadiums in limited numbers, but the good news is that the games are also being broadcast live on TV.
Here are all the ways to follow the action …
What time is the kick-off?
Leicester Tigers kick off against Bristol Bears at 3 p.m. on Saturday June 5.
Is the game on TV?
Yes. The good news is that BT Sport have confirmed they will be showing off every game during the Gallagher Premiership 2020/21 season, even with fans returning to the stadiums now.
As a bonus, today’s game is also being streamed live on free terrestrial TV on Channel 5, with a blanket starting at 2:30 p.m.
The match is also being broadcast live BT Sport Extra 2HD which is not one of the broadcaster’s main channels, so you will need the red button and can also be watched on the BT Sport app.
Coverage on BT will begin immediately before 3 p.m.
Through an agreement between Premiership Rugby and BT Sport, eligible club membership holders will have free access to home Gallagher Premiership matches on the BT Sport app. The BT Sport Match Pass is intended for holders of participating club subscriptions who do not yet have a BT Sport subscription and who cannot attend their home matches due to current restrictions.
How else can I follow the game?
If you are unable to watch the match live on TV, you can follow live updates, reactions, analysis and interviews on our Bristol Live blog.
BBC Radio Bristol will also provide live commentary of the match.
What are the team’s news?
Leicester Tigers: 15 Freddie Steward, 14 Harry Potter, 13 Matías Moroni, 12 Matt Scott, 11 Kini Murimurivalu, 10 Johnny McPhillips, 9 Ben Youngs; 1 Ellis Genge, 2 Tom Youngs (c), 3 Dan Cole, 4 Harry Wells, 5 Cameron Henderson, 6 George Martin, 7 Tommy Refnell, 8 Hanro Liebenberg
Substitutes: 16 Julián Montoya, 17 James Whitcombe, 18 Joe Heyes, 19 Tomás Lavanini, 20 Jasper Wiese, 21 Richard Wigglesworth, 22 Zack Henry, 23 Nemani Nadolo
Bristol bears: 15. Max Malins; 14. Piers O’Conor, 13. Semi Radradra, 12. Siale Piutau, 11. Henry Purdy; 10. Callum Sheedy, 9. Harry Randall; 1. Yann Thomas, 2. Will Capon, 3. Kyle Sinckler, 4. Dave Attwood, 5. Chris Vui, 6. Steven Luatua (c), 7. Dan Thomas, 8. Nathan Hughes
Substitutes: 16. Jake Kerr, 17. Jake Woolmore, 18. John Afoa, 19. Joe Joyce, 20. Ben Earl, 21. Andy Uren, 22. Ioan Lloyd, 23. Alapati Leiua
Arbitrator: Ian Tempest (89th Premiership game).
Assistant referees: Hamish Smales and Rob Warburton.
TMO: Karl Dickson.
Quoting officer: Brian Campsall
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What are the chances?
Leicester Tigers 6/4
Bristol Bear 1/2
(Sky Bet odds – correct at time of posting. Please play responsibly)