WORCESTER Warriors welcome back tighthead prop Nick Schonert and lock Michael Fatialofa for Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership match against Bath at Sixways (3pm).

Schonert (sternum) and Fatialofa (illness) were both ruled out of last Saturday’s defeat at Saracens with Fatilofa withdrawing on the morning of the game.

Both have been passed fit to face Bath and take their places in an otherwise unchanged starting XV.

Ben Te’o will again partner Francois Venter in the centre with Ryan Mills, who has recovered from a wrist injury which forced him to miss his first Premiership match this season, named as a replacement.

Back row Marco Mama is also on the bench having recovered from a sore knee with lock Darren Barry, who was a late addition to the matchday squad at Saracens, being retained as a replacement.

Bath have made five changes to their side as Dave Attwood, Charlie Ewels, Zach Mercer, Jacques van Rooyen and Cooper Vuna all come into the starting line-up.

South African van Rooyen starts at loosehead in an otherwise unchanged front row which includes Tom Dunn and Henry Thomas.

Attwood returns to the second row alongside Ewels as Bath look to make it three wins on the bounce.

Mercer returns to the starting line-up at number eight with Francois Louw and Tom Ellis completing the pack.

Will Chudley captains the team from scrum-half with Freddie Burns alongside him at fly-half.

Jamie Roberts and Max Wright continue in the centre partnership with former Warriors player Cooper Vuna coming into the fold on the left wing.

Semesa Rokoduguni and James Wilson complete the back-line.

Warriors: Pennell; Heem, Venter, Te’o, Humphreys; Weir, Hougaard; Black, Singleton, Schonert, Bresler, Fatialofa, Hill, Lewis, van Velze. Replacements: Taufete’e, Waller, Milasinovich, Phillips, Barry, Mama, Arr, Mills.

Bath: Wilson; Rokoduguni, Wright, Roberts, Vuna; Burns, Chudley; van Rooyen, Dunn, Thomas, Ewels, Attwood, Ellis, Louw, Mercer. Replacements: Batty, Noguera, Lahiff, Stooke, Bayliss, Green, Priestland, Brew.