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Saracens 44-3 Ospreys: Premiership side respond with emphatic Champions Cup home win

Saracens vs Ospreys
Champions Cup
1:00pm Saturday 23rd November

European champions Saracens responded to last weeks heavy defeat to Racing 92 at Paris win over the Ospreys at London.
Tries from Jack Singleton, Rotimi Segun (2 ), Alex Lewington and Richard Barrington, along with a penalty try, watched the Premiership side-by-side into a Pool 4 victory at Allianz Park.
The Ospreys, who were missing Wales trio Alun Wyn Jones, Justin Tipuric and George North, were second-best together with Saracens, throughout the park too without England internationals Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola and Maro Itoje.
The victory came in the aftermath of Saracens confirming they would not ask an overview of Premiership Rugbys choice to hand out a deduction due to the salary cap breaches of the club.
Next up in this particular pool, Saracens face Munster at Thomond Park in two months time, while Ospreys host Racing 92.
A pair of fairly contentious offside calls caused by the first points of the game for the home side, as Elliot Daly struck off the tee Saracens debut after 13 minutes, before Manu Vunipola did likewise on 18 minutes from nearer to for 6-0.
Three minutes after, Saracens were finished for the opening try as hooker Singleton touched down at the rear of rolling maul following an attacking five-metre lineout.
Ospreys got themselves onto the board of the after Sarries prop Titi Lamositele was penalised for falling when a punishment struck from space, but things would immediately get worse to the Welsh region.
Really, Saracens were next to score in moments as wing Segun seared in down the ideal wing after a Tom Whitely kick and pass and super Daly fracture.
Segun winger Lewington was the next try-scorer as a good Saracens move filled with energy down the left saw the wing stride with centre Brad Barritt making the killer pass.
Seven minutes into the second period, the try bonus-point was wrapped up by Saracens and again Daly was the architect for Segun to sprint into his next score as he broke a brilliantly, sucking two gamers.
The upcoming points would not arrive until the 62nd minute, but it was Saracens as two heavy scrum drives five metres out of the Ospreys try-line – the second unrelenting – pressured referee Mathieu Raynal to operate.
Barrington powered his way over the line and Ben Earl latched to induce the replacement brace over.
That was how the stayed with Sarries attentions turning back to the Premiership, prior to a double sided with Munster in Pool 4 to the evenings of December 7 and December 14.
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