7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
The Argentinean star didn't train with the Paris-based side today and is still suffering from a back injury.
It means that Gregory Mahe teams up with Diego Dominguez at half-back as the French side attempt to become the first team to beat Munster at Thomond Park in the Heineken Cup and progress through to the semi-finals for the first time since 2001.
Thomas Lombard steps in at wing as first choice Raphael Poulain has an injured calf.
Stade Francais: I Corleto; T Lombard, J Hernandez, B Liebenberg, C Dominici; D Dominguez, G Mahe; S Marconnet, B August, P De Villiers, D Auradou, M James, P Tabacco, R Martin, P Rabadan
Replacements: M Blin, P Lemoine, A Marchois, C Moni, TBC, D Skrela, I Vass,
Referee: Nigel Williams (Wales)