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Lester should do the best test against star-studded Leinster

Ben Youngs claims that Leicester needs a test match proportions performance to beat Renster in Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup quarterfinals.

Major teams from the Gallagher Premiership and United Rugby Championship clash on Welford Road, and hosts seek to convey home advantage to Leinster’s stronger European pedigree.

Rivals met four previous occasions, including the 2009 final, when Leicester lost 19-16 at Maryfield as the Irish state claimed the first of four continental crowns.

Leo Cullen’s side visits the East Midlands with an Irish international star-studded lineup, including halfback Jamison Gibson Park and Johnny Sexton, and Youngs is the Tigers’ best. I know that is enough.

“We acknowledge the future and the effort it takes, but it also allows us to be really excited about this week,” said England’s most capped player.

“It will make that test match feel it, that’s what it’s going to take. I don’t think it’s enough for that accumulation.

“It’s been a week like this that Leicester wants to take part in moving forward, and it’s great to be able to start it now.

“We are at home and love to play there. We expect a lot of people to come together and have been playing against formidable teams in Europe for years.

“Soon you know you have to have a week to peak. We have to do it to win and we need to do our absolute best. there is.”

Lester won the Champions Cup in a row in 2001 and 2002, but hasn’t won anything in Europe since then, but his recent domestic success was the 2013 Premiership title.

Lean era continued, but under the guidance of rugby director Steve Borthwick, ambition reignited to the point that they were the only British club chasing silverware on two sides. ..

“Leinster has a team studded with men and stars who have previously won in Europe and has international experience behind the fall and Six Nations,” Youngs said.

“They have a lot of experience and are a very calm team who know each other very well.

“It’s a big challenge for us and we can see that we’re certainly playing against the best teams in Europe, if not the best club teams in the world.

“That’s all we want. We’ve had a lot of people this season, but let’s see how far we’ve actually come. Saturday is our chance to do it.”



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