Leinster will look to make it two from two in this week's Heineken Champions Cup clash with Northampton, however, Robbie Henshaw expects a tough challenge on Saturday as the Saints come to Dublin.

Leo Cullen’s side began their campaign in scintillating style, running over Montpellier at the GGL Stadium, and scoring five tries en route to a 35-14 away victory. 

And the Donnybrook-based side will face the Saints at the RDS on Saturday afternoon looking to stay clear at the top of Pool 1 in this season’s shortened format. 

Henshaw said that the team were happy with their performance away in France last weekend, and while it was an impressive outing, the Leinster centre feels that improvements can be made ahead of the encounter with the English Premiership side. 

"Overall, it was a positive review and generally the mood is that we’re happy with how it went," said Henshaw, speaking to RTÉ Sport. 

"I don’t think that there is ever a perfect game and there are always areas you can improve and tidy up. We’ll look to do that this week." 

Leinster remain unbeaten this season in all competitions with seven straight wins in their Pro 14 campaign, however, by contrast, this week’s opponents have lost 11 consecutive games and 16 out of their last 18. 

But the Franklin's Gardens outfit have shown signs that they are beginning to turn around their season and really should have won their last two games, going down to a last-minute try in last weekend’s European opener at home to Bordeaux-Begles. 

The previous week at Bristol they lost 18-17 to the last kick of the match and against Bordeaux they dominated in terms of territory and possession but fell to defeat thanks to a try from Santiago Cordero. 

Leinster and Northampton were in the same pool in last season’s competition with both sides qualifying for the quarter-finals, albeit with the Irish province coming out on top in both encounters. 

"Having played them last season, we know them well and they have good strength in depth," said Henshaw. 

"We expect them to come here, play their rugby and have no fear.

"We need to be across our work, be ready for them and expect them to come out of the blocks and have a go, so they will definitely will be dangerous." 

Elsewhere this weekend, Ulster face a tricky away game at Gloucester on Saturday, followed by Munster’s fixture at Clermont Auvergne. Connacht welcome the Bristol Bears to the Sportsground on Sunday afternoon. 

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