Gloucester Rugby are wary of a Scottish backlash when they travel to Murrayfield to face Edinburgh on Sunday afternoon in Round 4 of a Pool that is lead by Leinster but is still keenly contested...
A 38-22 Kingsholm victory over the Scottish team hauled Gloucester Rugby off the bottom of Pool 2 and coach Dean Ryan expects his team to come up against a side smarting for revenge at the home of Scottish rugby.
"Back-to-back games in this competition are exceptionally difficult," said Ryan. "What we have effectively done is rattle a big stick in a hornets nest and we are now going to leave it for a week and then go back to it.
"For the first of these games, all you are working with is video evidence but now both teams have something tangible to go on and that can make it even more difficult.
"But for me the most important thing in terms of our progression is getting the balance in our game right. I thought we had huge set-piece power on Saturday but then kicked too much ball away - we will have to be better in the return.
"But our squad is learning about the pressures involved in this tournament, of different opposition, new referees and venues and I think we have taken on board some of the lessons we learnt in our first two games against Leinster and Agen.
"We were very conscious that we didn't want Europe to become a series of lessons with nothing attached to the games - and we have ensured we are still alive in the Pool and that is all we can do.
"We are playing cup final rugby each week and that is a very powerful tool for this group of players."
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