Saracens’ defence of the Heineken Champions Cup will start in the third weekend of November with the exact dates, venues and fixture kick-off times for Europe’s blue-riband club tournament set to be announced shortly.

The Road to Marseille starts on 15 November with the opening round of pool stage matches, with Round 2 getting under way on 22 November.

Rounds 3 and 4  – the crucial back-to-back matches – will take place on the weekends of December 6 and 13, and the pool stage will be concluded in the second and third weekends of January 2020.

The Stade de Marseille will host the Challenge Cup final on Friday, 22 May and the Heineken Champions Cup final on Saturday, 23 May.

For more details and how to buy tickets for 2020 European Finals Weekend, click HERE.

Further Heineken Champions Cup fixture announcement information will be communicated shortly.

2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup pools 

Pool 1: Leinster Rugby, Lyon, Northampton Saints, Benetton Rugby
Pool 2: Exeter Chiefs, Glasgow Warriors, La Rochelle, Sale Sharks
Pool 3: ASM Clermont Auvergne, Ulster Rugby, Harlequins, Bath Rugby
Pool 4: Saracens, Munster Rugby, Racing 92, Ospreys
Pool 5: Toulouse, Gloucester Rugby, Connacht Rugby, Montpellier

EPCR weekends – 2019/20 season

Round 1: 15/16/17 November 2019
Round 2: 22/23/24 November 2019
Round 3: 6/7/8 December 2019
Round 4: 13/14/15 December 2019
Round 5: 10/11/12 January 2020
Round 6: 17/18/19 January 2020
Quarter-finals: 3/4/5 April 2020
Semi-finals: 1/2/3 May 2020

2020 finals – Stade de Marseille
Challenge Cup final – Friday 22 May
Heineken Champions Cup final – Saturday 23 May