Nov 1, 2014 at 2pm UK at ​Salford City Stadium
Sale Sharks
32-29
Wasps
de Marchi (9'), Beaumont (26'), Fihaki (41'), Ingall (61')
FT
Rowlands (4'), Helu (22', 30'), Jackson (63')

Result: Sale Sharks edge out Wasps

Nick Macleod kicks a late penalty to give Sale Sharks a 32-29 win over Wasps in the LV= Cup.

Sale Sharks needed a late penalty to secure a narrow 32-29 win over Wasps in their first outing in the LV= Cup this season.

Both sides scored tries inside the opening 10 minutes, but it was two in quick succession from Will Helu that gave the visitors a slender advantage at half time.

However, Viliami Fihaki put the hosts ahead early in the second half with a quick sprint for the line, before Charlie Ingall forced his way over to build the lead.

Ed Jackson immediately cut the deficit, though, finding a gap in the Sale defence to dive over for Wasps' fourth try of the match.

Alex Lozowski kicked a penalty to briefly get Wasps back on level terms, but a late penalty from Nick Macleod sealed the win for the hosts.

Ospreys player Ben John in action during the Heineken Cup pool 1 round 4 match between Ospreys and Castres Olympique at Liberty Stadium on December 13, 2013
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