Scarlets: 15 Johnny McNicholl, 14 Steff Evans, 13 Ioan Nicholas, 12 Scott Williams, 11 Ryan Conbeer, 10 Sam Costelow, 9 Dane Blacker, 8 Sione Kalamafoni, 7 Joshua Macleod (captain), 6 Aaron Shingler, 5 Vaea Fifita, 4 Sam Lousi, 3 WillGriff John, 2 Ryan Elias, 1 Kemsley Mathias.
Replacements: 16 Ken Owens, 17 Steff Thomas, 18 Javan Sebastian, 19 Tom Price, 20 Tomas Lezana, 21 Kieran Hardy, 22 Rhys Patchell, 23 Leigh Halfpenny.
Cheetahs: 15 Tapiwe Mafura, 14 Dan Kapepula,, 13 David Brits, 12 David Brits, 11 Munier Hartzenberg, 10 Siyabonga Masuku, 9 Ruan Pienaar, 8 Jeandre Rudolph, 7 , 6 Daniel Maartens, 5 Victor Sekekete (captain), 4 Rynier Bernardo,, 3 Aranos Coetzee, 2 Marko Janse van Rensburg, 1 Schalk Ferreira.
Replacements: 16 Louis van der Westhuizen, 17 Mzamo Majola, 18 Hencus van Wyk, 19 Mzwanele Zito, 20 Sibabalo Qoma, 21 Rewan Kruger, 22 Robert Ebersohn, 23 Cohen Jasper
Hello and a warm welcome to our coverage of the European Challenge Cup match between the Cheetahs and the Scarlets from the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma.
Masuku boots the kick-off right back into the Scarlets half and into touch.
KICK-OFF! We are underway in this Challenge Cup match from Parma. Scarlets kick off.
After winning a penalty at the breakdown the Cheetahs find touch inside the Scarlets 22.
TRY, CHEETAHS, HARTZENBURG, 5-0: The Cheetahs attack with vigor and the holes open up with Hartzenburg finishing off.
CONVERSION, CHEETAHS, PIENAAR, 7-0:
Pienaar slots the kick from a tricky angle.
The Cheetahs make an error as Pienaar kicks straight out after it was carried back into his 22.
PENALTY, SCARLETS, COSTELOW, 7-3:
The Cheetahs ate under the pump and there is a high tackle which will cost them as Costelow slots a penalty to get Scarlets on the board.
The Cheetahs come up short in a kicking battle and Scarlets pinch it in their 22.
Scarlets eventually win a penalty advantage but they might not need it.
TRY, SCARLETS, EVANS, 7-8:
Evans is in at the corner as the Scarlets finally break down the Cheetahs.
CONVERSION, SCARLETS, EVANS, 7-10:
Costello converts from out wide.
Kasende is over eager at ruck time and the Cheetahs are driven back to halfway by Costelow's boot.
Evans is in the game again as he finds space out wide and chips ahead and chases well with the Cheetahs knocking on inside their own 22.
CONVERSION, SCARLETS, COSTELOW, 7-17:
Costelow's boot punishes the Cheetahs again as he converts.
TRY, SCARLETS, EVANS, 7-15:
Costelow puts Evans in space and you can't stop him in this kind of form.
The Cheetahs again lose a kicking game battle as they stray offside and Scarlets opt to take a scrum in the Cheetahs 22.
TRY SCARLETS, CONBEER, 7-22:
Costelow pulls the strings again and this time it is Conbeer who gets in.
CONVERSION, SCARLETS, COSTELOW, 7-24:
TRY, SCARLETS, MACNICHOL, 7-29:
Fifita is clean through but unselfishly sets MacNichol in for the try.
CONVERSION, SCARLETS, COSTELOW, 7-31:
Costelow slots another conversion as the lead mounts.
Another mistake under the high ball prevents the Cheetahs from launching a decent attack and the Scarlets will feed a scrum close to halfway.
The Cheetahs get a small win as they claim a breakdown penalty thanks to some great counter rucking and the Cheetahs set up a lineout in the Scarlets 22.
A lineout throw goes in skew and the Cheetahs lose that bit of momentum.
Rudolph gives away the penalty and comes up from the ruck red-faced. The Scarlets can get out of trouble with a penalty kick.
The Cheetahs have to scramble it out and the Scarlets have an attacking lineout again.
The Scarlets maul is collapsed by Rudolph and they cannot use their advantage and as such we come back for a penalty.
Brilliant defence at the lineout allows the Cheetahs to escape this time and Pienaar finds touch at the ten metre line.
HALF TIME: CHEETAHS 7-38 SCARLETS
It has been one way traffic in the first half.
CONVERSION, COSTELOW, SCARLETS, 7-38:
Costelow nails another kick.
TRY, SCARLETS, LOUSI, 7-36:
Lousi pilfers a Cheetahs pass and shows a clean pair of heels to the Cheetahs to score.
The Scarlets exit isn't great and the Cheetahs can mount the first real attack of the second half.
The second half is finally underway after a short delay due to some technical difficulties.
Scarlets pinch it and come away with a flowing counter that leaves the Cheetahs scrambling to get back.
The TMO has to take a look at a goal-line scramble and the Scarlets are tackled into touch in the end.
Conbeer is forced into touch about 35 metres from the Cheetahs line and they can get out of their half if they can pull off a decent exit.
Pienaar bombs a long penalty kick into the Scarlets 22 and the Cheetahs have an attacking lineout.
The Cheetahs knock on in the tackle and the Scarlets have a defensive scrum feed inside their 22.
The Scarlets are rewarded for a solid scrum as the Cheetahs falter but the penalty kick is kept in.
Fortuin knocks on and the Scarlets are quickly onto the attack.
Loose play on the ground from the Scarlets sees the Cheetahs win a penalty but it could just as easily have been a penalty the other way. Pienaar punts to touch and sets up a lineout on the Scarlets 22.
The Cheetahs have a couple of advantages in the Scarlets 22 but can't take full toll.
Scarlets steal it on the goal line and come out running.
YELLOW CARD, SCARLETS, KALAMAFONI:
Repeated infringements see Kalamafoni go to the bin.
The Cheetahs now opt to scrum under the posts and they rumble towards the line and win a penalty.
The referee is not happy with this scrum and wants it reset.
The Cheetahs go wide quickly from the scrum but a long pass goes forward.
The Cheetahs are pegged for an early drive and the free kick allows them to take play back towards halfway.
The Cheetahs maul is stopped short of the Scarlets line.
The referee blows up the Scarlets for a high tackle and the Cheetahs can kick to touch inside the Scarlets 22.
TRY, CHEETAHS, FORTUIN, 12-38:
Fortuin finally bashes over after relentless Cheetahs pressure.
Pienaar misses the conversion and the Cheetahs will be chasing another two tries for a bonus point.
Kasende makes a good tackle to end a Scarlets attack just outside the Cheetahs 22.
TRY, CHEETAHS, KASENDE, 17-38:
Kasende is away down the blindside and the Cheetahs are in.
A great kick by Masuku drives the Scarlets back into their half once more.
CONVERSION, CHEETAHS, PIENAAR, 19-38:
Pienaar converts and the bonus point quest is alive.
Rudolph is over eager at the restart and the Scarlets can set up an attacking lineout.
Rudolph now wins the Cheetahs a penalty with an excellent jackal.
Conbeer gives the Cheetahs a let off as he knocks on into touch after the penalty kick failed to find touch.
TRY, CHEETAHS, OLIVIER, 24-38:
Olivier picks and goes and won't be stopped.
CONVERSION, CHEETAHS, 26-38:
Pienaar adds two to make it interesting.
The Cheetahs have it but they are deep in their own 22 and Pienaar finds touch with a box kick.
TRY, SCARLETS, OWENS, 26-43:
Owens is over at the heart of a great maul.
The Scarlets grind out a penalty as they seek to take the tension out of the game.
FULL TIME: CHEETAHS 26-45 SCARLETS
CONVERSION, SCARLETS, COSTELOW, 26-45:
Costelow adds another two.