Exeter Chiefs kept in contention for the Anglo Welsh LV Cup play offs when they beat London Wasps 16-30 at Adams Park on Saturday.
Northampton Saints still lead group on 10 points but Exeter are now trailing by one point and London Wasps are now out of the running.
A struggling London Wasps side found their slim hopes of making the LV= Cup semi-finals ended on Saturday as they slid to a third defeat in the competition.
Dai Young's side were always second best in front of a frustrated Adams Park crowd, with flanker David Ewers, full-back Myles Dorrian and lock Aly Muldowney scoring for the Chiefs.
Final Score London Wasps 16 (9) Exeter 30 (23)
Tries: AN Other
Penalties: Davis 3
Conversions: AN Other
Tries: Ewers, Dorrian, Muldowney
Penalties: Steenson 3
Conversions: Steenson 3
London Wasps : 15 Jack Wallace , 14 Lee Robinson , 13 Alex Cheesman , 12 Chris Mayor , 11 Charlie Ingall , 10 Ryan Davis , 9 Charlie Davies (c) , 1 Zak Taulafo , 2 Tom Lindsay , 3 Jeremy Castex , 4 Heinz Koll , 5 Ed O’Donoghue , 6 Tinus Du Plessis , 7 James Harris , 8 Billy Vunipola
Replacements , 16 Nathan Morris , 17 Bob Baker , 18 Simon McIntyre , 19 Mike Powell , 20 Joe Burton , 21 Jonah Holmes , 22 Will Robinson , 23 Ashley Smith
Exeter Chiefs : 15 Myles Dorrian , 14 Bryan Rennie , 13 Phil Dollman , 12 Sam Hill , 11 Mark Foster , 10 Gareth Steenson (capt) , 9 Pat Phibbs , 1 Hoani Tui , 2 Chris Whitehead , 3 Craig Mitchell , 4 Peter Short , 5 James Hanks , 6 Dave Ewers , 7 Ben White , 8 James Phillips
Replacements : 16 Simon Alcott , 17 Luke Cowan-Dickie , 18 Chris Budgen , 19 Chris Bentley , 20 Aly Muldowney , 21 Junior Poluleuligaga , 22 Jack Arnott , 23 Sam Jones