40,000 crowd for Leicester Tigers' clash against big rivals Saracens
A crowd of up to 40,000 is expected as Leicester Tigers make their first appearance at the home of football.
The clash with bitter rivals Saracens at the 90,000-capacity Wembley Stadium is Tigers' first big test of the Aviva Premiership campaign.
Following two low-key victories against London Welsh and Worcester, Richard Cockerill's side renew one of English rugby's most intense rivalries.
The clubs have met in two of the last three Premiership finals and tend to produce brooding and hugely physical collisions.
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Both sides go into the game unbeaten and neither will want to give the other any early advantage as they look to get their hands back on English rugby's biggest prize.
Saracens, with their kick-and-chase brand of rugby and a noisy travelling support that got up the noses of many Tigers fans at Welford Road last season, have become the club that most other fans love to hate.
But Cockerill says that is probably a sign that they are doing something right.
"If people dislike you, it's usually a mark of respect," he said.
"Saracens upset a lot of people with their re-birth a few years ago.
"Their culture is different to some but they are a good side.
"They have good players and coaches, and I know Paul Gustard (assistant coach) very well.
"Some people dislike their style but that is irrelevant, they are consistent and hard to play against.
"They have done well during the past few years after taking a side to pieces and rebuilding it. Nobody else has done that as successfully as them."
Tigers will arrive on the hallowed turf of Wembley looking for a ninth bonus-point win in their last 10 matches stretching back to last season.
Leicester would be more than happy with a win of any sort on this occasion at a ground where Cockerill played for England in their losing Grand Slam effort of 1999.
"Most of us grow up with football and it will be great to go and play at Wembley Stadium," he said.
"It will be a memorable experience for all of the players. Saracens always put on a good show there.
"We go there satisfied with 10 points out of 10 but, with Saracens, Harlequins, Exeter, Sale, Toulouse and the Ospreys to come in the next six weeks, we have some tough nuts to crack."