Saracens - Saracens v Zebre - As it happened

Dec 14, 2013

Saracens v Zebre - As it happened


For those who missed Saracens wonderful nine-try display at Allianz Park, here is how the game unfolded.

Saracens v Zebre, Round 4,  Pool 3 Heineken Cup @ Allianz Park

0 min - We're underway here at Allianz Park

1 min – Owen Farrell penalty. Saracens 3 – Zebre Rugby 0.

4 min - TRY!!! It's becoming a routine sight here at Allianz Park , David Strettle races into score his seventh of the season.

5 min – Owen Farrell converts – Saracens 10 – Zebre Rugby 0.

8 min – Luciano Orquera missed penalty attempt for Zebre Rugby

11 min – Richard Wigglesworth is causing Zebre Rugby all kinds of problems. The 30 year-old is pulling all the strings from scrum-half so far

12 min – Owen Farrell boots Sarries deep into Zebre territory with a great kick. Sarries now on the attack

14 min – TRY!!! Sarries cross for their second of the day with Jacques Burger the scorer – his first for the club

15 min – Owen Farrell just misses with his kick. Score now Saracens 15 - Zebre Rugby 0

19 min - Zebre Rugby are penalised for being offside yet again. Captain Steve Borthwick instructs Owen Farrell to boot the ball into touch. Lineout Sarries

20 min - It's gone from bad for worse for Zebre as their number 7 Nicola Cattina is sin-binned.

21 min - TRY!!! Another familiar sight we’re getting used to at Allianz Park - Jamie George scores again.

22 min - Farrell converts. Saracens 22 – Zebre Rugby 0

26 min – TRY!!! - And what a try. Great build up play from Chris Ashton & Duncan Taylor sees Richard Wigglesworth score the bonus point try

27 min – Farrell converts. Saracens 29 – Zebre 0

29 min - Orquera scores his side’s first points of the afternoon with a well taken penalty. Saracens 29 – Zebre Rugby 3

34 min - Former Sarries prop Matias Aguero leaves the field to be replaced by Davide Giazzon

Half-Time - Saracens 29 – Zebre Rugby 3

41 min - Steve Borthwick replaced by Alastair Hargreaves at Half-Time.

41 min - Richard Barrington replaced by Mako Vunipola at Half-Time.

45 min – TRY!!! Ben Ransom strolls over after Jamie George races clear leaving several Zebre defenders in his wake

46 min – Farrell converts. Saracens 36 – Zebre 3

51 min - TRY!!! Duncan Tayor collects Richard Wigglesworth pass to score, after some good quick thinking from the scrum-half with quick tap penalty

52 min – Farrell converts. Saracens 43 – Zebre 3

57 min- Try scores David Strettle & Jamie George work is done today, they are replaced by Alex Goode & Schalk Brits

61 min – Duncan Taylor with his 2nd of the afternoon, finishing well after brilliant interplay from Brits, Farrell & Bosch

62 min – Farrell converts, bringing up Saracens 50. Saracens 50 – Zebre 3

62 min – Duncan Taylor replaced by Charlie Hodgson

64 min - Try scorer Jacques Burger is replaced by Ernst Joubert

71 min - TRY!!!! Billy Vunipola barges over for Saracens eighth of the day.

72 min – Farrell converts – Saracens 57 – Zebre Rugby 3

75 min – Jackson Wray announced MOTM....just as he's trudging off for being yellow carded!

80 min - TRY!!! Just as everyone thought it was over Chris Ashton scores and Allianz Park gets to see the #AshSplash once again. Brilliant try

80 min – Farrell converts

Full-Time – Saracens 64 – Zebre 3

 

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