England captain Owen Farrell’s return to motion for Saracens has been delayed after he sustained a minor pressure.
The 29-year-old, who was named Sarries skipper this week after the retirement of Brad Barritt, was anticipated to face Bedford Blues on Sunday.
However fly-half Farrell, who has gained 93 caps, will now miss the Championship recreation with an unspecified harm.
Farrell had suffered a concussion towards Eire final month, however had recovered and was set to return.
In the meantime, Mako Vunipola, Maro Itoje, Billy Vunipola and Elliot Daly will all return for Sarries this weekend after Six Nations obligation.
The north London membership sit fourth within the Championship desk, with two wins and a defeat from their first three matches following relegation from the Premiership.