Thursday 23 October 2014

Saracens v Ulster by numbers

Published 31/03/2013 | 05:00

MATCH FACTS

• Ulster's Chris Henry is the top tackler in the Heineken Cup this season, completing 74 of 75 attempts so far.

• With 202 points, Owen Farrell has overtaken Glen Jackson (193) as Saracens' top scorer in the Heineken Cup.

• Saracens have had four wins and seven losses against Irish opposition.

• In 32 Heineken Cup games against English opposition, Ulster have 13 wins and 19 defeats; although they have won seven of their last 10.

• Saracens have been the most efficient at the lineout this season, securing ball from 94% of their throws so far. Ulster's lineout success rate (74%) on the other hand is the lowest of the sides left in the tournament.

Previous meetings

Jan 19, 2001: Ulster 13, Saracens 21

Dec 9, 2005: Ulster 19, Saracens 10

Dec 17, 2005: Saracens 18, Ulster 10

Tournament Record

Saracens Ulster

Played 45 109

Won 28 52

Drawn 0 3

Losses 17 54

For 1,211 2,264

Against 935 2,424

Tries For 120 203

Tries Against 90 251

Most appearances: Saracens – Kevin Sorrell (24); Ulster – David Humphreys (57)

Top scorers: Saracens – Owen Farrell (202); Ulster – David Humphreys (564)

Top try scorers: Saracens – Richard Hill (7); Ulster – Andrew Trimble (20)

This season: Saracens – Owen Farrell 75, Charlie Hodgson 45; Ulster – Paddy Jackson 49, Ruan Pienaar 22

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