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ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Toulon are level on points with the Falcons at the helm of their Amlin Pool after victories over the same two sides.
Falcons will go into the match in positive mood following their impressive victory over Gloucester in the English Premiership last weekend, whilst Toulon.
Lyon Rugby v Petrarca Padova
(Saturday December 12)
In contrast Lyon and Petrarca meet at Matmut Stadium, each looking to claim their first victory of the European season.
Both suffered defeats in the opening two rounds and will be looking to claim their first scalps as the sides meet in the first of back-to-back games.
Domestically Lyon go into European action confident following their victory over Perpignan and the same can be said of Petrarca Padvoa, who beat San Gregorio Catania at the weekend.