Oyonnax’s Stade Charles-Mathon was increased to a 11,400 capacity, similar to Sixways, following promotion to the French top flight in 2014

European Challenge CupVenue: Stade Charles-Mathon Date: Friday, 15 December Kick-off: 19:00 GMTCoverage: Live coverage on BBC local radio and on the BBC Sport website

Worcester Warriors have made two changes to their side for the trip to face Oyonnax in the Challenge Cup.

Centre Chris Pennell and prop Simon Kerrod come into the side that on Saturday.

Worcester begin the weekend second in Pool 5, three points behind leaders Connacht, who have won their first three matches.

Victory would take the Warriors ahead of Connacht’s home game against Brive on Saturday.

The group games end in mid-January when Warriors host Connacht before heading back to France again the following week for the return match with Brive.

Oyonnax: Seuteni; Tian, Lasmarrigues, Veau, Giresse; Fuertes, Audy; Vartanov, Elliot, Mirtskhulava, Fabbri, Njewel, Kerry, Taieb (c), Tauleigne.

Replacements: Geledan, Buys, Laclayat, Ursache, Barba, Hall, Fucina.

Worcester Warriors: Howard; Howe, Pennell, Stelling, Humphreys; Olver, Dowsett; Bower (c), Taufete’e, Kerrod, Phillips, Barry, Taylor, Durutalo, Denton.

Replacements: Haupt, Milasinovich, Alo, Faosiliva, Williams, Baldwin, Shilcock, Adams.

Referee: Vlad Iordaschescu (Romania)

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