Exeter Chiefs must learn from mistakes in win at Sale - Baxter

Ignacio Mieres celebrates his late try at Sale
Ignacio Mieres celebrates after his late try seals victory for Exeter at Sale

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter says his his side must learn from their mistakes after they won 30-23 at Sale.

The Chiefs came back from a 20-point deficit to win on Friday night thanks to Ignacio Mieres' try at the death.

"The important thing for us is to learn what happened at half time and why we were better in the second half," Baxter told BBC Radio Devon.

"They'll prove to be very valuable points by the end of the season if not the next few weeks."

And the Exeter boss says it was about time that his side registered a win in the Premiership, after losing their previous four league games.

"It's a very important win," he said. "We were just starting to look like a side that was banging at the door and not breaking anything down.

"We keep saying as coaching staff that sooner or later the door will break open and we'll win a game."

And Baxter says he could not believe it when his side came back to snatch victory in the dying seconds of the match at Edgeley Park.

"By the time we were 23-all with 30 seconds on the clock I was a pretty satisfied man," he added.

"To think that we would come back and to force a draw like that was a very valuable two points.

"To be able to say now that we've come away with the full four points away from home in a fixture where we're 20 points down, that's how things can shift and change."

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