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Six Nations: Jeremy Guscott on how England exposed France

Six Nations 2019: England demolish France 44-8 at Twickenham – highlights Another week and another win for England. Their display against France was not as impressive as in their opening-round success in Dublin but, given how abject the visitors were, it did not have to be. England were not required to be as creative as they were against Ireland. The France defence was more chaotic and easily manipulated than Joe Schmidt’s side. But the pre-match planning was just as clever. England exploit Huget’s shortcomings Someone in Eddie Jones’ brains trust…

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Six Nations: England set tone with immaculate start against Ireland – Jeremy Guscott

Six Nations: England beat Grand Slam champions Ireland 32-20 After all the hype, expectation and predictions, it only took 91 seconds for England to show everything that was to follow in their superb performance against Ireland. As a statement of intent, it was emphatic. They unsettled Ireland, denied them any opportunity to stifle play and were clinical in using space. Let’s take a closer look. 0:35 Whatever chaos unfolds in a Test match, there are certain aspects that can predicted – like the opening exchanges in a chess match. By…

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Autumn internationals: Two from four would be decent for England – Guscott

England prepared for this autumn’s Test series with a camp in the Algarve England v South Africa Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday 3 November Time: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app; watch highlights on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer and online from 19:30 GMT. It is amazing how in 18 months, everything can change. Fresh from a second successive Six Nations crown in 2017 and matching New Zealand’s record of 18 straight Test wins, England would have been confident of pushing the…

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