SARAC
NO.NAME
15Liam Williams, FB
T
14Sean Maitland, W
13Alex Lozowski, C
12Brad Barritt, C
11Chris Wyles, W
10Owen Farrell, FH
T
4
9Richard Wigglesworth, SH
T
1Mako Vunipola, P
2Schalk Brits, H
T
3Juan Figallo, P
4Dominic Day, L
5George Kruis, L
6Nick Isiekwe, FL
7Schalk Burger, FL
T
8Jackson Wray, N8
Replacements
16Jamie George, R
17Richard Barrington, R
18Kieran Longbottom, R
19Michael Rhodes, R
20Ben Earl, R
21Ben Spencer, R
T
22Duncan Taylor, R
23Alex Goode, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Allianz Park
3:00 PM, April 15, 2018

Match Commentary

81'+241-6 End of second half
81'+1Yellow card - Duncan Taylor , Saracens
79'41-6 Conversion - Owen Farrell , Saracens
78'TRY! Spencer adds more salt to the wounds of Bath, far too easy
78'39-6 Try - Ben Spencer , Saracens
75'Much of the crowd heading for an early exit here and who can blame them with the rain falling and the game falling apart
74'Player substituted - Francois Louw , Bath Rugby
74'Substitute on - Paul Grant , Bath Rugby
74'Player substituted - Kahn Fotuali'i , Bath Rugby
74'Substitute on - Max Green , Bath Rugby
72'TRY! Too easy for Sarries as Burger finds himself in acres off space to cross over
72'Bath eventually forced to kick and Saracens are back on the attack. Taylor breaks through and pops to Barrington who is metres short
72'34-6 Try - Schalk Burger , Saracens
70'Bath have a scrum deep in their own half and Faletau breaks to halfway. But a huge hit from Rhodes stops any momentum and Bath are struggling to make any ground
68'Player substituted - Nick Isiekwe , Saracens
68'Substitute on - Ben Earl , Saracens
67'The rain is now falling and not helping the flow of this already stop, start game
65'The games struggling to flow now as Bath know they're beaten and Sarries have taken their foot off the gas
61'Bath have another penalty after a tip tackle. They have another chance to attack in the Sarries 22 after Priestland finds touch
59'Bath win a series of penalties and are into the Saracens 22, but again at the key moment they make a mistake. Louw, who's been very quiet, knocks on a pass he really should be taking
59'Substitute on - Richard Barrington , Saracens
59'Player substituted - Mako Vunipola , Saracens
59'Substitute on - Kieran Longbottom , Saracens
59'Player substituted - Juan Figallo , Saracens
57'Substitute on - Freddie Burns , Bath Rugby
57'Player substituted - Ben Tapuai , Bath Rugby
57'Player substituted - Brad Barritt , Saracens
57'Substitute on - Duncan Taylor , Saracens
57'Substitute on - Ben Spencer , Saracens
57'Player substituted - Richard Wigglesworth , Saracens
56'Bath have a scrum on their 5m line. One way traffic currently and Saracens are ringing the changes to freshen things up
55'Sarries very close to a fifth try as Lowoski slips just short. Bath look beaten with a long way to go
55'Substitute on - Michael Rhodes , Saracens
55'Player substituted - Jackson Wray , Saracens
55'Player substituted - Chris Wyles , Saracens
55'Substitute on - Alex Goode , Saracens
55'Substitute on - James Phillips , Bath Rugby
55'Player substituted - Elliott Stooke , Bath Rugby
55'Player substituted - Tom Dunn , Bath Rugby
55'Substitute on - Jack Walker , Bath Rugby
55'Substitute on - Victor Delmas , Bath Rugby
55'Player substituted - Shaun Knight , Bath Rugby
55'Player substituted - Beno Obano , Bath Rugby
55'Substitute on - Lucas Noguera Paz , Bath Rugby
52'Brits goes off to a standing ovation. Not many days left in a Saracens shirt but it looks like he'll have another go in the playoffs first
51'Substitute on - Jamie George , Saracens
51'Player substituted - Schalk Brits , Saracens
50'29-6 Conversion - Owen Farrell , Saracens
49'Right on cue Priestland throws a horror pass and Farrell collects with ease to go the length and score under the posts
49'27-6 Try - Owen Farrell , Saracens
48'Bath have been playing well on the whole but a number of individual errors have cost them at the key moments. They need a try and quick to mount any comeback
46'22-6 Conversion - Owen Farrell , Saracens
45'TRY! The pressure finally tells and Wigglesworth goes in for his 18th try in the Premiership. Bath fail to clear and Sarries make them pay
45'20-6 Try - Richard Wigglesworth , Saracens
44'It's all Saracens here. They're biding their time on this attack in typical Sarries style
43'Another big hit comes in from Brew. This time on Barritt and he looks to have saved a certain try there
42'Bath eventually clear but Fotuali'i's kick only makes it to touch on their own 22. Perfect platform for Sarries to attack from
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41'15-6 End of first half
41'15-6 Penalty goal - Owen Farrell , Saracens
40'Bath have edged their way back into this but then give away a penalty from the restart. Farrell will take his time with a kick at goal in response and wind down the clock to half time
40'15-6 Start of second half
38'12-6 Penalty goal - Rhys Priestland , Bath Rugby
37'Banahan comes from deep and almost powers through. Liam Williams then gives a blatant penalty away at the breakdown and is lucky to avoid a yellow. Priestland calls for the tee
34'Scrum on the 22 to Saracens and their front row draw a penalty as Obano wheels round
33'Faletau has woken up and is making metres with every carry. Bath looking a lot more dangerous now
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29'Almost try of the season for Bath, Isiekwe saves the day for Sarries. Faletau went from the base before he finds Brew with an audacious offload. The wing then pops to Fotuali'i who is pushed into touch inches from the line
28'Brew again wins the ball back for his team. Puts a massive hit on Wray and dislodges the ball. Joseph meanwhile is getting some treatment on what looks like his ankle
28'Player substituted - Jonathan Joseph , Bath Rugby
28'Substitute on - Tom Homer , Bath Rugby
27'Bath needed those points and need to keep this momentum to keep tabs with this powerful Saracens team
26'12-3 Penalty goal - Rhys Priestland , Bath Rugby
25'Bath win a penalty at the maul. They go again
24'Bath know they need to improve and quickly. Brew makes the most of a poor restart and wins his side a penalty. Priestland goes straight to the corner
21'TRY! Bath are all over the place. Priestland throws a pass away to Brew that drops on the floor. Williams picks up and skips in from his own 22
21'12-0 Try - Liam Williams , Saracens
20'Saracens are straight back on the attack as Kruis finds a gap. They lose it in the 22 though and Priestland makes a useful clearance
17'7-0 Conversion - Owen Farrell , Saracens
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15'TRY! It's been coming. Brits makes the most of being at the back of the powerful Sarries maul
15'Bath giveaway their third penalty in quick succession and Dickson gives them their final warning. Farrell goes to the corner once again
15'5-0 Try - Schalk Brits , Saracens
13'Now Saracens breakaway as Bath try and force one pass too many. Lozowski and Wyles are very close to going the length of the pitch but Bath just get back in time before they give away a penalty at the breakdown. Farrell goes to the corner
11'Sarries attack from deep and lose the ball as Louw intercepts an offload. Banahan then powers through and Bath are only 10m out
9'Brits carries hard again and makes a half break but his pass goes loose and Bath can scramble it away
7'Brits gets a trademark offload away and Wyles is nearly in but Faletau gets a hand in the way. Judged accidental and Sarries have another scrum, this time in the Bath 22
6'First scrum of the game as Tapuai throws a forward pass. Sarries on the attack for the first time with a couple of strong carries through the forwards
5'Sarries turn the ball over in their 22. They go quick and Wyles is in on the overlap but Banahan does well to drag him into touch on halfway
2'Bath keep it tight in the opening exchanges and Priestland kicks deep to Welsh team mate Williams who takes a mark
1'Kickoff! Priestland kicks high into the North London sky and Wray collects under pressure. Wigglesworth clears for the hosts
1'Chris Wyles leads out the home team to mark his 250th appearance for the club. The American gets a huge welcome
1'Hello and welcome to ESPN's live coverage of Saracens vs. Bath. A win will see Sarries guaranteed a playoff spot while Bath are fighting to stay in contention for a Champions Cup spot
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1'0-0 Start of first half