Bristol storm back to beat Chiefs and go top, Exiles hammer Leicester
Exeter Chiefs were in control at half-time, but Bristol Bears scored 20 points without reply in the second half to snatch a stunning win.The Chiefs looked to be cruising to victory when they scored 17 unanswered points in the first half of a Sandy Park thriller.
Ospreys snatched a draw late on against Saracens but the Premiership club could still qualify for the Champions Cup quarter-finals. Scarlets hammered by Blues, Leinster beaten in Edinburgh. Sarries had seen Chris Wyles sin binned after 65 minutes for a poor tackle on Sam Davies but the
Defending champions Saracens return to winning ways in the European Champions Cup with a bonus-point victory over Ospreys in Pool four. Sarries , who were beaten by Racing 92 in their opening game, led 23-3 at the interval after tries by Jack Singleton, Alex Lewington and Rotimi Segun.
European champions Saracens responded to last week's heavy defeat to Racing 92 in Paris with a crushing 44-3 Champions Cup win over the Ospreys in London.
Tries from Jack Singleton, Rotimi Segun (two), Alex Lewington and Richard Barrington, and a penalty try, saw the Premiership side romp to a Pool 4 victory at Allianz Park.
The Ospreys, who were still missing Wales trio Alun Wyn Jones, Justin Tipuric and George North, were second-best across the park, with Saracens also without England internationals Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola and Maro Itoje.
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Sarries , who are chasing a third successive European title, know the value of a “Our opening-round defeat at Ospreys two seasons ago, when we ended up not getting a point from a game we If the Champions Cup this decade has been about teams defending the title – Leinster and Saracens once
The victory also came in the wake of Saracens confirming they would not request a review of Premiership Rugby's decision to hand out a 35-point deduction due to the club's salary cap breaches.
Next up in this pool, Saracens face Munster at Thomond Park in two weeks' time, while Ospreys host Racing 92 at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.
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Jones wants Saracens players focused .
England head coach Eddie Jones says he wants the Saracens players to be "in the right head space" ahead of the Six Nations.Sarries were fined £5.36m and deducted 35 points for breaching salary cap rules, leaving them 22 points from safety at present.