Saracens to face Clermont Auvergne behind closed doors on Monday

• Rearranged Champions Cup match set for 5.30pm kick-off
• Match at Allianz Park will be shown on BT Sport

Saracens’s Champions Cup match against Clermont Auvergne will take place on Monday behind closed doors at Allianz Park, 24 hours after it was postponed due to “hazardous conditions” around the stadium.

The match will kick-off at 5.30pm but amid ongoing concerns over the conditions in the vicinity of the stadium, it has been decided that “due to health and safety concerns” no spectators will be allowed to attend. The decision to postpone the match was taken morning due to bad weather but Clermont released a statement on social media saying: “We are very disappointed for the many supporters who had made the trip to England and who had to return to France without seeing the match against Saracens due to the inability of the club and local authorities to get access to the stadium possible.”

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