Ashton finds best form at Twickenham

Date published: November 29 2015

Saracens head coach Mark McCall believes that Chris Ashton produced his best performance for the club after two tries against Worcester at Twickenham.

The league leaders were unstoppable in Saturday's first match of the London Double Header, running in six tries of which Ashton scored two.

Showing a potent mix of power upfront and pace outwide, Saracens made it seven wins out of seven this season in both domestic and European action.

McCall certainly will be glad to not hear any more of Ashton's self-criticism this week after a strong performance that is bound to have caught the attention of new England head coach Eddie Jones.

"We're all delighted that Chris scored because it's been quite draining listening to him!" McCall said.

"Like a good centre forward in football, Chris is one of those great wingers who judges everything that he does on scoring.

"If he doesn't score then he's not satisfied, which I think is a pretty good trait for a winger to have.

"In actual fact, his first six games for us this season have been as good as anything that he's produced in his whole time at the club.

"He's been playing really well and was magnificent against Ulster last weekend. His decision-making, kicking game and defence were outstanding and he contributed to a lot of the tries.

"He deserved to score those tries against Worcester and he was searching for the third, but it just didn't quite happen for him."