We won't be ambushed by Treviso – Leicester Tigers' Cockerill
Leicester Tigers will be trying to put two very unwanted records to bed when they visit the noisy Stadio di Monigo in Treviso today.
The 2006-07 season was the last time that the club won in both third and fourth match-day rounds of the competition when they did the double over French side Bourgoin.
And, with three consecutive losses away from home in the competition, they are also trying to make sure they don't make that four defeats for the first time since the 1999-2000 campaign.
If those small facts were not enough to make sure Leicester arrive in the right frame of mind, last Sunday's second half will act as a further spur as Treviso dominated and won the period 18-7.
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"Last week was a reality check for us in many ways," said director of rugby Richard Cockerill.
"We won't be going to Treviso to get ambushed now because we are under no illusion of what is coming and how well we will need to play.
"They have a good set-piece and are better with ball in hand.
"If we give them opportunities, they will be dangerous. If you let them get into their rhythm, they will be good.
"We need a good set-piece and must make sure that we play in the right areas of the field.
"We want the bonus point because it could be massive for us in this pool, but how realistic that is, we will have to see on the day.
"If we play to the level that we know we can play at, we will win.
"They made Toulouse work hard at their place and they did not get a bonus point there.
"The forecast is for rain and we have to prepare for that. If there are opportunities, we will try and get the bonus point.
"They have a big, aggressive pack and they have some very good players. Martin Castrogiovanni obviously knows a lot about them and he told us that they sent a mixed team to Leicester because they wanted to put out their best side on their own patch.
"With Toulouse playing the Ospreys on the same day, there are lots of ifs and maybes but if we win our three remaining games, we will go through."
Cockerill confirmed that Anthony Allen features in today's squad after passing the required tests following the high tackle by Matt Banahan that left Allen old cold at Welford Road in the game against Bath a fortnight ago.
"They do what is called a cognitive test on a computer which tests their reactions," said Cockerill.
"It's quite amusing at times because some of the players fail it when they are completely compos mentis, let alone when they have had a bang on the head!