Nov 4, 2012 at 2.15pm UK at ‚ÄčVicarage Road

Result: Saracens hang on for win against Wasps

Saracens move up to second in the table with narrow victory over Wasps.

Saracens managed to hold on for victory over London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership this afternoon.

Alistair Hargreaves scores a try for Saracens© PA Photos

Saracens took the early advantage through a Charlie Hodgson penalty, before Tom Varndell ran in a try for Wasps.

Alistair Hargreaves scored a try for Saracens just before the half-hour mark, but was then shown a yellow card just before half-time for killing the ball.

Two penalties late in the first half for the visitors made it level at 14-14 at the break.

Hodgson kicked Saracens to to a 12-point lead with less than 10 minutes to go.

Charlie Davies gave Wasps late hope with a 77th minute try.

However, Saracens held on to move up to second in the table while Wasps remain eighth.

Charlie Hodgson
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