Northampton stunned Saracens 31-24 at rain-soaked Allianz Park to go back to the top of the Aviva Premiership.
Jim Mallinder was thrilled with Northampton's first half display as they beat Saracens to go back to the top.
Premiership leaders Northampton Saints travel to fourth-placed Saracens in Sunday's game of the day at Allianz Park.
Thomas Waldrom scored twice as Exeter Chiefs stunned champions Northampton 24-18 at a wet Franklins Gardens.
Rob Baxter says Thomas Waldrom's form is up there with the best in England after Exeter stunned Northampton.
The return of the Aviva Premiership following a month of cup fixtures kicks off with two Friday fixtures.
England have announced that centre Luther Burrell will miss Saturday's QBE International against South Africa.
Northampton Saints made it two wins from two in the LV= Cup with a 24-7 victory over Scarlets in an error-strewn contest in Llanelli.
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