A tough game at Thomond Park saw Munster claim a 10-3 victory over Saracens in testing conditions.
The only try of the game coming in the 30th minute with Peter O'Mahony crashing over. Beforehand, JJ Hanrahan had slotted a penalty and following Ben Spencer missed and slotted one as Munster led 10-3 at the break. Spencer missed another shortly after the break as the scores remained unchanged for the rest of the game.
Munster came close to conceding a draw to as they were given the opportunity to score a try after Arno Botha was shown a red card with time up on the clock but an excellent lineout steal from Jack O'Donoghue sealed the win for Munster.
CJ Stander was a standout for Munster as his hard work was rewarded with the man of the match award.