Racing Métro are using the match as practice, having already missed its chances of making the Heineken Cup Quarter Finals. As such the team is far from being at full strength and features a host of second-string players. Argentine flyhalf, Juan Martín Hernández has been named on the bench while Juan Imhoff has been rested altogether. The club sit in seventh place in the Top 14 Orange and have matches against strong performing sides coming up latter this month - a home match vs Agen and an away match vs Montpellier.
5 van der Merwe
Reserves: 16 Noirot, 17 Tuugahala, 18 Coetzee, 19 Nailiko, 20 Descons, 21 Hernández, 22 Le Roux, 23 Ghezal