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