Harlequins end Saracens unbeaten run

Harlequins brought an end to Saracens unbeaten start to the season with a 17-10 victory at the Twickenham Stoop.

The loss is Premiership champions Saracens first this season and their first in over six months.

Harlequins powered to a 17-0 lead by half time after tries from Tim Visser and Charlie Walker.

Saracens worked their way back into the game with a try from Richard Wigglesworth straight after the break and a penalty from Ben Spencer cut the home side’s lead.

Harlequins lost former Wallabies captain James Horwill to a yellow card but they held on for the victory.

Final Score Harlequins (17) 17 Saracens (0) 10

Scorers

Harlequins
Tries – Visser, Walker
Pen – Sweil
Con – Sweil 2
Drop –

Saracens
Tries – Wigglesworth
Pen – Spencer
Con – Lozowski
Drop –

Teams

Harlequins: Brown; Walker, Hopper, Roberts, Visser; Swiel, Care (capt); Marler, Buchanan, Collier, Merrick, Horwill, Robshaw, Wallace, Chisholm.

Replacements: Gray, Lambert, Sinckler, Twomey, Ward, Dickson, Jackson, Alofa.

Saracens: Goode; Ellery, Bosch, Barritt (capt), Wyles; Lozowski, Wigglesworth; M. Vunipola, Brits, Du Plessis, Itoje, Hamilton, Rhodes, Wray, B. Vunipola.

Replacements: George, Barrington, Figallo, Brown, Spurling, Spencer, Tompkins, Gallagher.

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