Ben Morgan try steals Gloucester win against Exeter

• Exeter 25-26 Gloucester
• Gloucester spoil Exeter’s 100th Premiership game

It was Exeter’s 100th match in the Premiership but the figure that counted was the number of mistakes they made in a patchy display that showed how far they have come since reaching the top flight and the distance they have to go. They took the lead three times but never held it for more than five minutes and if there was not quite a whiff of complacency against opponents who had lost five league games out of six and were stuck in the bottom half of the table, there was a lack of humility.

Exeter turned down three kickable penalties in a first-half they dominated, and while Gareth Steenson hit the post with a conversion 10 minutes from the end that would have given the Chiefs the lead for the fourth time, it was not that they had more faith in their driving game than their kicker. They believed Gloucester would buckle under pressure and from the outset launched a wave of attacks.

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