Rob Miller kicked a late penalty to earn Sale Sharks a 25-23 Anglo Welsh LV=Cup victory over Saracens at Salford City Stadium on Friday night.
There were two tries each for both sides as Mark Cueto and Fraser McKenzie crossed for the hosts, with Kameli Ratavou and Joel Tomkins doing the same for the visitors.
The result was only Sale's third win this season in all competitions.
Final Score Sale 25 (12) Saracens 23 (20)
Penalties: Cipriani, Miller
Conversions: Davies 2
Tries: Ratuvou, Tomkins
Penalties: Mordt 2, Spencer
Conversions: Mordt 2
Sale Sharks: 15.Cameron Shepherd, 14.Charlie Amesbury, 13.Corne Uys, 12.Jordan Davies, 11.Mark Cueto, 10.Danny Cipriani, 9.Dwayne Peel, 1.Eifion Lewis-Roberts, 2.Joe Ward, 3.Tony Buckley, 4.Fraser McKenzie, 5.Kearnan Myall, 6.James Gaskell, 7. David Seymour (capt.), 8.Richie Vernon
Replacements: 16.Tommy Taylor, 17.Ross Harrison, 18.Vadim Cobilas, 19.Tom Holmes, 20.James Doyle, 21.Will Cliff, 22.Rob Miller, 23.Will Addison
Saracens: 15.Ben Ransom, 14.Duncan Taylor, 13.Joel Tomkins, 12.Kameli Ratuvou, 11.James Short, 10 Nils Mordt (capt.), 9.Ben Spencer, 1.Nick Auterac, 2.Jamie George, 3.Lorenzo Romano, 4. George Kruis, 5.Mouritz Botha, 6.Nick Fenton-Wells, 7.Andy Saull, 8.Jono Ross
Replacements: 16.Scott Spurling, 17.Rick Reeves, 18.Carlos Nieto, 19.Eoin Sheriff, 20.Jackson Wray, 21.Ali Price, 22.Sam Stanley, 23.David Strettle