Apr 13, 2014 at 2pm UK at ​Vicarage Road
Saracens
28-24
SaintsNorthampton Saints
Strettle (8'), Brown (21'), Bosch (54')
FT
try (17'), Burrell (72'), North (75')

Mark McCall "chuffed" with Saracens win

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall says that he is "chuffed" with the team's performance during their 28-24 win over Northampton Saints.

Mark McCall has said that he was "chuffed" with Saracens' performance during their Aviva Premiership win over Northampton Saints.

The league leaders survived a strong finish from the Saints to clinch a 28-24 win, extending their advantage at the top of the table to 10 points.

The team's director of rugby told BBC Sport: "I wouldn't want the last 10 minutes to take away from the first 70. I was chuffed with how we played.

"I think that's up there with as good as we have played all season. What I enjoyed was the intent we had in everything we did, counter-attack, carrying the ball, defence. I thought we were really good.

"To play like that at Allianz Park is where we want to be in a playoff semi-final. We need two more points to get there and we're as close as we can be. We'll ignore the last 10 minutes."

Saracens face Newcastle Falcons next weekend.

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