Ashton, Farrell guide Saracens to semi-finals of Champions Cup

Saracens and Alex Goode are in the semi-finals
Saracens and Alex Goode are in the semi-finals

Saracens 38-13 Glasgow, Allianz Park

Chris Ashton scored a double while Owen Farrell kicked 18 points as Saracens reach the semi-final of European Champions Cup following their 38-13 win over Glasgow Warriors at Allianz Park on Sunday.

The result also ends Glasgow Warriors' campaign in the European Champions Cup this season, after having reached the knock out stage for the first time.

Farrell started the proceedings with a penalty in the eighth minute but Finn Russell responded back with a three pointer of his own two minutes later. Farrell continued his good run and added two more penalties followed by a Ashton try in the 30th minute to take Mark McCall's men a 14-3 lead at half time.

Lee Jones provided momentum to Glasgow in the second half when he crossed over in the 47th minute to bring down the gap to six points.

However, Saracens dominated the remaining of second half with Marcelo Bosch, Brad Barritt and Ashton strolling past the post while Farrell added conversions on all occasions and further added a penalty to win the game 38-13 for Saracens despite a last minute try from Ryan Wilson.

Saracens are now set to face Munster in semi-final of the tournament at Aviva Stadium.


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