Preview: Ospreys v Racing Métro

Date published: December 5 2014

Ospreys boss Steve Tandy has rung the changes for Saturday’s European Champions Cup clash with Racing Metro at the Liberty Stadium.

With several of his Wales players back from international duty, Tandy has made 12 changes – including two positional switches – to his side that lost to Leinster last weekend, for this crucial Pool Five clash.

Dan Evans starts at full-back alongside Tom Grabham, who switches from the left wing to the other flank, while Eli Walker comes in to wear the number 11 jersey.

Josh Matavesi starts at inside centre alongside Ashleyy Beck while Dan Biggar and Rhys Webb start at fly-half and scrum-half respectively.

Tyler Ardron moves from lock to the back of the scrum while where he will be joined by flankers Justin Tipuric and James King. Alun Wyn Jones takes over in the second row, and will partner Lloyd Peers who skippered the side at Leinster.

Props Dmitri Arhip and Marc Thomas continue in the front row alongside returning Wales hooker Scott Baldwin.

Forwards Sam Parry, Gareth Thomas, Daniel Suter, Rynier Bernardo,and Sam Lewis join backs Martin Roberts, Sam Davies and Hanno Dirksen on the bench.

Meanwhile, Racing head coach Fabien Galthi