The Ospreys travel to Parma to face Zebre in Round 5 of the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday afternoon.
ZEBRE RUGBY v OSPREYS RUGBY
At Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma, 4pm.
Referee: Frank Murphy (17th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Eddie Hogan-O’Connell (IRFU), Vincenzo Schipani (FIR) Citing Commissioner: Maurizio Vancini (FIR)
TMO: Alan Falzone (FIR)
Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:
Played 12, Zebre won 2, Ospreys won 10.
Did you know?
- All four of Zebre Rugby’s fixtures this season have been won by the home side on the day.
- Zebre have won their last four home games (one taken to L’Aquila) their best ever home sequence in the Championship.
- Zebre have won their last three home games against Welsh opponents.
- Ospreys only defeat this season was at Munster in round 3 of the Guinness PRO14.
- The Welshmen’s only victory in their last eight “away” games in all tournaments was against Cardiff Blues at “Judgement Day” in April
- Ospreys have lost on their last three visits to Italy.
- Zebre won the most recent encounter between the two sides in Parma in April to double their tally of victories against Ospreys, the other win being at the same venue in 2014.