Lozada set to start against Munster

Puma lock Esteban Lozada has recovered from a back injury to take his place for Edinburgh at home to Munster in the Magner's League on Friday night.

Puma lock Esteban Lozada has recovered from a back injury to take his place for Edinburgh at home to Munster in the Magner's League tomorrow night.

Mark Robertson, Scott Newlands and Ross Rennie will all make their first starts of the season to complete the four changes from the side that was beaten by Cardiff Blues last weekend.

"We were clearly disappointed to lose against Cardiff, and the performance, overall, wasn't good enough, but having watched the game back a number of times, I'm happier than I was immediately after full-time," said Moffatt.

"We actually played a lot of good stuff, but we gave ourselves plenty to do by conceding a couple of soft scores. What I want from the players this week is to do themselves justice with a more complete performance, and there's absolutely no doubt we'll need it against a side of the quality of Munster."

EDINBURGH (v Munster): 15 Chris Paterson (c), 14 Mark Robertson, 13 Ben Cairns, 12 Alex Grove, 11 Tim Visser, 10 Phil Godman, 9 Mike Blair, 7 Ross Rennie, 8 Netani Talei, 6 Scott Newlands, 5 Scott MacLeod, 4 Esteban Lozada, 3 Geoff Cross, 2 Ross Ford, 1 Allan Jacobsen.

Replacements: 16 Andrew Kelly, 17 Kyle Traynor, 18 Jack Gilding, 19 Fraser McKenzie, 20 Stuart McInally, 21 Greig Laidlaw, 22 David Blair 23 John Houston.

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