18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
The aristocrats of English rugby are still unbeaten so far this season and are six points ahead of their nearest rivals in the Pool, Connacht. Quins will be looking for another bonus point victory over Zebre on Saturday.
The Premiership outfit have a fourth Heineken Cup quarter-final in their sights but the last time they reached the last eight of European rugby's tournament was back in 2009.
New Italian franchise Zebre are in their first season of Heineken Cup rugby and are still looking for their first win in the competition. The prospect of Harlequins at the Stoop is a tough one for the Italians.
• Only Dan Parks (48) has scored more points in the tournament than Ben Botica (45) this season.
• Nick Easter has made more carries than any other player in the Heineken Cup this season. His total of 45 is seven more than his nearest rivals in the category.
• Harlequins have scored the most points per game so far this season. They have averaged 42 per game in the opening three rounds.
• Zebre have an 89% success rate on their own throw at the lineout, the best figure so far this season.
|15/12/12||Harlequins||53 - 5||Zebre||12,036|
|8/12/12||Zebre||14 - 57||Harlequins||1,600|