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13 November 2020

After a bonus-point win against Glasow Warriors in Round 5 of the Guinness PRO14, Ulster look to extend their unbeaten start as they travel to Italy to take on Zebre.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game…

MATCH DETAILS
  • Competition: Guinness PRO14 Round 6
  • Venue: Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi
  • Date: Monday 16 November
  • Kick-off: 6:00pm (GMT)
  • Match Officials: Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 68th competition game) Assistant Referees: Manuel Bottino and Matteo Liperini (both FIR) TMO: Stefano Penne (FIR)
  • Live TV: Premier Sports 1, eir Sport 1
TEAM NEWS

Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:

Played 13, Zebre won 2, Ulster won 11.

Key Stats:
  • Zebre’s only victory in this season’s Guinness PRO14 was at home to Ospreys in Round 4, although they did pick up a losing bonus point at Scarlets last weekend.
  • Zebre have not won successive home games in the Guinness PRO14 since September 2018.
  • The Italians most recent victory over an Irish province was on their trip to Connacht in February 2018.
  • Ulster are one of three sides to still have a 100% winning record in the Guinness PRO14 this season.
  • The Ulstermen have not visited Italy since their trip to Benetton in November 2018, although their
    cancelled visit to the same opponents in February was deemed a 0-0 draw.
  • Ulster have lost just one of their last seven encounters with Zebre; 23-27 in Parma in September 2017.
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LAST TIME OUT

Ulster 54 Zebre 7

Dan McFarland’s Ulster came into this clash with Zebre off the back of a four-game unbeaten streak and had only tasted defeat just once in Belfast over the 2018/2019 season.