Reigning Heineken Cup Champions Leinster will be under no illusions of the task facing them when they travel to face Bath on Sunday.
The Dubliners head their Pool but only by two points and go into this tie against the English Premiership outfit on the back of two impressive victories in their domestic Pr012 campaign.
Leinster snatched a last ditch draw on France in Montpellier in the opening game of this Pool but showed their champions credentials when they strolled to a 38-13 win over Glasgow.
The Irish province, who were crowned Kings of Europe in Cardiff last season, will face a Bath side struggling to find some form having won only one of their last five games in all competitions.
Bath's last victory was their 16-13 win over French side Montpellier which put them second in Pool 3 and the West country side will be more than aware what the scalp of Leinster would mean to their campaign.
Bath: 15 Nick Abendanon, 14 Jack Cuthbert, 13 Dan Hipkiss, 12 Olly Barkley, 11 Matt Banahan, 10 Stephen Donald, 9 Michael Claassens, 8 Simon Taylor, 7 Guy Mercer, 6 Francois Louw (captain), 5 Ryan Caldwell, 4 Dave Attwood, 3 David Wilson, 2 Chris Biller, 1 David Flatman.
Replacements: 16 Charlie Beech, 17 Nathan Catt, 18 Anthony Perenise, 19 Will Spencer, 20 Andy Beattie, 21 Chris Cook, 22 Tom Heathcote, 23 Sam Vesty.
Leinster: 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Isa Nacewa, 13 Fergus McFadden, 12 Gordon D'Arcy, 11 Luke Fitzgerald, 10 Johnny Sexton, 9 Isaac Boss, 8 Jamie Heaslip, 7 Sean O'Brien, 6 Kevin McLaughlin, 5 Damian Browne, 4 Leo Cullen, 3 Mike Ross, 2 Richardt Strauss, 1 Heinke Van Der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Cian Healy, 18 Nathan White, 19 Devin Toner, 20 Shane Jennings, 21 Eoin Reddan, 22 Ian Madigan, 23 Eoin O'Malley.
Date: Sunday, December 11
Venue: The Rec
Kick-off: 12:45 GMT
Referee: Jerome Garces
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