The Crusaders have won the last two Super Rugby matches between these two outfits but the last victory was a tight one-point win.
We are waiting for the kick-off.
0.00: Gareth Anscombe gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the visitors.
1.00: The Blues are penalised for offside deep inside Crusaders territory. Dan Carter clears to set up a lineout just on half way.
The Crusaders put the Blues tryline under pressure and Matt Todd goes over to score. The TMO confirms the try.
5.00: Dan Carter nails the conversion and the Crusaders have an early lead.
8.00: The Crusaders are looking really dangerous on attack. They drive again for the Blues line.
10.00: The Crusaders spin the ball out from one side to the other and Dagg is open and dives in to score in the corner. Aside from the points being conceded the Blues also lose Benson Stanley as he takes a big knock and leaves the field.
11.00: Dan Carter takes the conversion but misses from almost the touchline.
14.00: The Blues get some good attacking ball and start to go through the phases in the Crusaders 25. Eventually they concede a penalty for not releasing.
16.00: The Crusaders get the ball down into the Blues half and they spin it wide. The Blues intercept but the Crusaders get back to defend. Guildford has a run but is stopped.
18.00: The Crusaders relentlessly attack the Blues. There is a long spell of action which ends with Sam Whitelock scoring in the corner. However the TMO shows that Gareth Anscombe pushed his foot into touch. No try.
21.00: The Crusaders are just not letting up. They get the ball over the line and we go upstairs for the TMO to check. The TMO confirms that McCaw has scored.
22.00: Dan Carter adds the conversion.
27.00: The Blues have a throw-in at a lineout on half way. They work through several phases before Anscombe puts in a grubber into the corner. Dagg is able to gather and clear, relieving the pressure.
29.00: The Crusaders make a solid break off the back of a scrum. Fruean is able to run a good line and the home side are able to get themselves within the Blues' 22. They lose control of the ball, however, and the Blues clear off the back of a scrum.
33.00: Ryan Crotty puts in a stabbing kick down field and Fruean chases. Once again the Crusaders apply serious pressure as the visitors are forced to clear to get themselves out of jail, with the Crusaders camped inside the Blues' 22.
35.00: The Crusaders are camped on the Blues' line as they continue to wear down the Blues' defence. Luke Romano gets over the line to score the Crusaders' bonus point try.
37.00: Carter is unable to convert the try.
39.00: The Crusaders string together phases and Corey Flynn is able to cross over for their fifth try of the game.
41.00: Carter adds the extras with a successful conversion.
The half time score was Crusaders 31 Blues 0.
40.00: Carter gets the second half underway as he kicks off for the home side.
41.00: The Crusaders start the second half with a bang as they get themselves within 5m of the line after a classy break from Guildford.
43.00: Andy Ellis is able to get over the line for the Crusaders' sixth try.
44.00: Carter converts the try.
46.00: The one-way traffic continues as the Crusaders string together phases just on the Blues' 22. They generate quick ball but lose control and the Blues are able to clear.
48.00: The Blues are penalised for obstruction. Carter kicks for touch.
50.00: Flynn dots down for his second try of the evening after a break up the touchline by Guildford.
51.00: Carter bangs over the conversion.
52.00: Luke Braid is penalised for a dangerous tackle inside the Crusaders' 22. Carter clears.
56.00: The Cruasders are penalised at the breakdown inside Blues territory. Anscombe clears to relieve the pressure.
59.00: Lachie Munro is able to dot down for the Blues' opening try after the visitors put in a period of sustained pressure.
61.00: Anscombe's kick is away to the left and he is unable to convert the try.
65.00: The Blues gain momentum as they work through phases inside Crusaders territory. Nonu is penalised for offside, however, and the Crusaders affect a steal.
66.00: Guildford dots down after a strong break and classy offload from Ryan Crotty.
67.00: Carter bangs over the conversion.
70.00: The Crusaders are pinged for offside and Anscombe opts to kick for the corner.
72.00: The Blues are caught playing the ball on the ground and Bleyendaal kicks for touch from inside his own 22.
75.00: The Crusaders string together phases to get within just 5m of the line. Tom Marshall finds a gap and scores yet another try for the home side.
76.00: Bleyendaal converts the try.
79.00: The Blues are camped inside the Crusaders' half as they look to score a late consolation try.
80.00: The Blues continue to drive towards the line but the Crusaders' defensive line remains impenetrable.
81.00: Munro is able to score his second try of the night as he dots down in the corner
82.00: Anscombe adds the extras with the conversion.
The final score is Crusaders 59 (31) Blues 12 (0).
Tries - M. Todd, I. Dagg, R. McCaw, L. Romano, C. Flynn 2, A. Ellis, Z. Guildford, T. Marshall
Con - D. Carter 6, T. Bleyendaal
Tries - L. Munro 2
Con - G. Anscombe
Referee: Bryce Lawrence
Assistant Ref 1: Glen Jackson
Assistant Ref 2: Jonathon White
TMO: Vinny Munro
1. Wyatt Crockett, 2. Corey Flynn, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Luke Romano, 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. George Whitelock, 7. Matt Todd, 8. Richie McCaw (c), 9. Andy Ellis, 10. Dan Carter (vc) 11. Zac Guildford, 12. Ryan Crotty, 13. Robbie Fruean, 14. Adam Whitelock, 15. Israel Dagg
Replacements: 16. Quentin MacDonald, 17. Ben Franks, 18. Tom Donnelly, 19. Brendon O'Connor, 20. WIlli Heinz, 21. Tyler Bleyendaal, 22. Tom Marshall.
15. Hadleigh Parkes, 14. David Raikuna, 13. Ma'a Nonu, 12. Michael Hobbs, 11. Benson Stanley, 10. Gareth Anscombe, 9. Piri Weepu, 8. Luke Braid (c), 7. Daniel Braid, 6. Steven Luatua, 5. Ali Williams, 4. Liaki Moli, 3. Tevita Mailau, 2. Tom McCartney, 1. Tony Woodcock.
Replacements: 16. James Parsons, 17. Angus Ta'avao, 18. Filo Paulo, 19. Peter Saili, 21. Alby Mathewson, 22. Lachie Munro, 23. Sherwin Stowers.