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The Top Performers As Saracens Clinch Third European Crown

Sean McMahon reporting from St James Park, Newcastle. 

There was no shortage of standout performances as Saracens secured their third European crown in four years as they defeated Leinster 10-20 in Newcastle this evening. 

That counts for both teams as Leinster put it up to Saracens for long periods and they had impressive individual performances of their own.

Here, we take a look at some of the players who posted the most impressive stats throughout the final.

Saracens

Top Performers From Leinster v Saracens

Carries*

Leinster

James Ryan – 22

Jack Conan – 17

Garry Ringrose – 15

Saracens

Brad Barritt – 16

Billy Vunipola – 16

Alex Lozowski – 12

Metres Made* 

Leinster 

Rob Kearney – 65

James Lowe – 44

Robbie Henshaw – 39

Saracens

Billy Vunipola – 65

Brad Barritt – 54

Liam Williams – 49

Lineouts Won* 

Leinster 

Devin Toner – 4

James Ryan – 3

Saracens

Maro Itoje – 2

George Kruis – 1

Jackson Wray – 1

Tackles* 

Leinster 

Jack Conan – 22

James Ryan – 20

Johnny Sexton – 14

Saracens

Brad Barritt – 28

George Kruis – 27

Maro Itoje – 23

Line Breaks**

Leinster 

Johnny Sexton – 1

Rob Kearney – 1

Saracens 

Billy Vunipola – 2

Liam Williams – 2

Vincent Koch – 1

Jackson Wray – 1

Sean Maitland – 1

Brad Barritt – 1

Alex Lozowski – 1

Defenders Beaten** 

Leinster

Rob Kearney – 7

Jordan Larmour – 6

Johnny Sexton – 4

Saracens

Alex Lozowski – 5

Liam Williams – 4

Billy Vunipola – 4

Vincent Koch – 3

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*(Stats provided by EPCR)

**(Stats provided by ESPN)

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