Saracens 27-20 Harlequins: Premiership champions in stirring comeback

Daily Mail
Saracens 27-20 Harlequins: Premiership champions in stirring comeback
Saracens 27-20 Harlequins: Premiership champions in stirring comeback

Even when things are not going their way, Saracens still find a way to win. Misread clocks, blocking lines by the referee and a controversially disallowed try could not stop the champions. The only thing missing was the traditional bout of pre-match food poisoning. Second-half comebacks are becoming a theme in English rugby. It was not quite on the same scale but, seven days after Scotland's heroics in the Calcutta Cup, Saracens pulled off their own escape act. MATCH FACTS SARACENS: Williams; Strettle, Lozowski, Barritt (capt), Maitland; Goode, Spencer; Lamositele, George, Koch, Skelton, Isiekwe, Wray, Burger, Vunipola. REPLACEMENTS: Woolstencroft, Barrington, Judge, Kpoku, Earl, Taylor, Malins,

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

What to Read Next