Bath edged a nine-try thriller over Glasgow at the Recreation Ground but face a sterner test in the reverse tie at Firhill.

Glasgow have enjoyed excellent domestic form to push themselves into second place in the Magners League.

And Sean Lineen’s men have won three of their last five Heineken Cup home ties including a 9-6 win over Biarritz last season.

But the 1998 champions from the West Country have won all three of the previous meetings in the competition and need to keep up their 100 per cent record on Sunday.