Luxembourg v Greece in Athens
Venue: Olympic Stadium
Referee: Csaba Priskin (Hungary)
Greece is in the leading group of three teams in this competition. Israel is the only team undefeated. Bulgaria leads the table with Greece one point behind. A win to Greece will take it to the top of the competition.
Greece will announce its team on Friday. Coach Olivier Magne (former French test player) will be without wing Fiotakis, captain for the game v Finland, due to injury. Number eight Phillipos Sotiriadis will captain the side.
Sotriadis will lead the Greek side. Image thanks to http://www.sportingreece.com/
Luxembourg is well off the pace but is not in danger of relegation. The wooden spoon belongs to Finland. The Duchy will field one new player, Christophe Balthazard.
25.04.2009 Greece 17-14 in Luxembourg (WCQ Europe R1; ENC 3C)
GWC Rugby Rankings
Europe Table-Greece 34th, Luxembourg 36th
Prediction: Greece by 14 points
The squad of Luxembourg
Christophe Balthazard (Debut)
Julien da Col
Head Coach: Marty Davis
Greece Squad not yet available
For complete lists of all international rugby test matches by Greece, and by Luxembourg, go to http://www.rugbyinternational.net/