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Wasps 47-24 Bristol: Malakai Fekitoa sparks five-try demolition and Jimmy Gopperth kicks 22-point haul as hosts reach first Premiership final since 2017 The hosts ran in five tries to secure their 12th victory in last 13 league matches Centre Gopperth found the target with nine of his 11 kicks for a 22-point haul Lee Blacket's side will face either Exeter Chiefs or Bath in the Twickenham final

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Published: 17:31 BST, 10 October 2020 | Updated: 17:31 BST, 10 October 2020

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Wasps delivered an attacking masterclass as they thumped Bristol Bears 47-24 to reach the English Premiership final for the first time in three years on Saturday.

The hosts ran in five tries to secure their 12th victory in last 13 league matches, with 37-year-old centre Jimmy Gopperth finding the target with nine of his 11 kicks for a 22-point haul.

Lee Blacket's side will face the winners of Saturday's second semi-final between table-toppers Exeter Chiefs and fourth-placed Bath at Twickenham, with the showpiece event scheduled for October 24.

Wasps ran in five tries to secure their 12th victory in last 13 league matches on Saturday

Wasps ran in five tries to secure their 12th victory in last 13 league matches on Saturday

Wasps raced out of the blocks to take the lead inside 10 minutes after a beautifully weighted chip from Dan Robson found centre Malakai Fekitoa, who finished from close range.

Gopperth added a further two penalties to hand Wasps a 13-0 lead before the

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