Saracens players take on alternative 'Clay Pigeon'

The 'Overcome The Odds' series has been created by leading Online bookmaker Betsafe, who sponsor both Manchester City and Saracens.

Nicolas Otamendi
Nicolas Otamendi moved to Manchester City from Valencia in 2015 Reuters

European Rugby champions, Saracens, are facing their biggest test of the season so a series of challenges against Premier League leaders Manchester City, in a test to see if both teams can overcome the odds as stakes continue to rise during the 4th episode of the series.

Created by bookmaker and gaming company, Betsafe, the content series contains a number of challenges include controlling a ball thrown from over 15m, taking shots at goal in the face of a wind machine, and catching balls through a wall of smoke

In the fourth episode, 'Clay Pigeon', the Saracens team have to hit a series of fast moving targets. The four players are tested on speed and accuracy of their ball throwing skills, with the challenge reaching a climax as they take aim at a fast moving clay pigeon machine.

Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho, Nicolas Otamendi and Danilo lead the line for City, whilst Jamie George, Schalk Burger, Ben Spencer and Richard Barrington represent the Sarries. Ex-Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given and former Saracens player Jim Hamilton act as captains for their respective teams.

Known worldwide for premium sponsorships and innovative campaigns, the online bookmaker and gaming company will again this year support a number of sports stars and teams, including leading UFC fighter Conor McGregor, jockey Sam Twiston-Davies, and boxer Tony Bellew. A brand famous for engaging fans, Betsafe use their sponsorships to create exclusive and innovative content, while also offering fans bespoke betting offers.