England will host New Zealand in their next match Twickenham Next Saturday, head coach Jones decided his players wouldn’t be overwhelmed by the mighty All Blacks.
England beat Japan 52-13 at Twickenham It kept the Autumn Nations series on track, running in 7 attempts and producing vastly improved offensive performance.
Guy Porter and Marcus Smith both scored trive races, while Freddie Steward and Ellis Genji also crossed to cap off the rout with a penalty try. Smith and Farrell geared up at 10 and 12 as England made amends for his 30-29 loss to Argentina last weekend.
England beat New Zealand 19-7 in the 2019 World Cup semi-finals. Jones instructs his players to take advantage of their victory in West London.
“It’s a chance to play against the giants of the world’s rugby world,” said Jones. “They are in the redevelopment period of the game.
“We’ll see them play in Scotland on Sunday and then we’ll talk about playing with them.
“It’s a huge opportunity for the English players. England have won 22% of the Tests against New Zealand. So there is a story about the game that England can’t beat New Zealand.
“But the 2019 World Cup showed that with the right attitude and the right game plan, you can break history.
“They’re playing a slightly different style of rugby than what you’re used to, but they have a lot of influencers in that World Cup game. Japan.
“Owen Farrell, Mako, Billy Vunipola, Maro Itoje, Manu Tuilagi, Jamie George, etc. are important in reminding players that they are not Mission Impossible.
“If we go after them, they’re there to rob – and we’re going to go after them.”
England were far more fluent attacking and physically impressive against Japan than the Pumas’ disciplinary defeat.
Skipper Farrell knows England have to step up the game once more to beat the All Blacks, but at least he’s happy with the progress he’s made against Japan.
“It just felt like us, something we could do,” Farrell said.
“But I thought the intention to try to do our best was much better today. did.
“And we’ve been together for seven days now to see how close we can be as a team, how close we can be.”
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