Eddie Jones stumped by England’s stage fright as Red Rose suffer biggest loss to Scotland in 32 years

EDDIE JONES simply couldn’t perceive it.

He watched with utter bemusement as England suffered their biggest defeat to the Scots in 32 years — then accused his passionless aspect of struggling stage fright.

 Huw Jones swoops to score Scotland’s first try in their impressive victory

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Huw Jones swoops to rating Scotland’s first attempt in their spectacular victory

Most worrying for Jones was the way in which his Red Rose military misplaced for simply the second time in his 26-Check reign, failing to deal with the large-match event.

There was no battle and an entire unawareness of how to cope with Scotland bossing 70 per cent territory in a primary-class blitzing — in which additionally they beasted the breakdown.

England choked at touchdown a Grand Slam in Dublin virtually a yr in the past and now they’ve grow to be Calcutta Cup bottle-jobs for the primary time in a decade.

They have been shell-shocked at half-time, going in 22-6 down thanks to a Huw Jones brace and one other from Sean Maitland.

 Eddie Jones and his England side reflect on their mauling at Murrayfield

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Eddie Jones and his England aspect mirror on their mauling at Murrayfield
 Scotland star John Barclay is tackled by Joe Launchbury but England mostly struggled against the fired-up home side on Saturday

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Scotland star John Barclay is tackled by Joe Launchbury however England principally struggled towards the fired-up house aspect on Saturday

And the fightback was too late to safe a dramatic finale.

Jones, who sat subsequent to former Manchester United supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson at Previous Trafford yesterday for the win over Chelsea, admitted: “The event was too massive for us.

“We allowed the sport to disappoint us at occasions and there are some good classes for us.

“We invited Scotland to a celebration they usually made an actual get together of that first half.

"We lacked depth however simply weren’t ok in the top.

“The truth is the extra video games you win, the extra probability there’s of  complacency coming in.

“We didn’t tackle that nicely sufficient and that’s my duty.

“I might have been cross if we didn’t reply however I assumed we confirmed loads of guts and braveness in the second half. We confirmed character.”

Scotland, bossed by playmaker Finn Russell, have been merely sensational as they drew on the 139 years of historical past in the sport’s oldest fixture.

England have been  crippled by the emotion, the Murrayfield environment and Scotland’s soiled tips as they focused Owen Farrell BEFORE the match when Ryan Wilson allegedly clashed in the tunnel with him.

Jones’ males have been crushed up in each space as Farrell was the one man to rating any factors in a Red Rose shirt.

England coughed up thirteen penalties — the second most beneath Jones — and had Sam Underhill yellow-carded in the second half for a no-arms deal with.

Requested how lengthy it will take to recover from it, Aussie Jones, fifty eight, added: “I feel three days can be fast. It is perhaps a bit longer than that.

 Jack Nowell tries to break through the resolute Scotland defence on a humbling afternoon for England at Murrayfield

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Jack Nowell tries to break via the resolute Scotland defence on a humbling afternoon for England at Murrayfield

“I’ll in all probability watch the sport again two or 3 times and it is going to be painful watching, too.

“We aren’t exempt from dropping. We put our coronary heart and soul into teaching.

“We lacked depth and we’ve obtained to discover out why. We acquired crushed on the breakdown and wish to discover out why.

“However I’m not going to go down the monitor of claiming every part is fallacious — as a result of the whole lot shouldn’t be incorrect.

 Stuart Hogg celebrates a Scotland victory that England coach Eddie Jones says will take a long time to recover from

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Stuart Hogg celebrates a Scotland victory that England coach Eddie Jones says will take a very long time to recuperate from

“We have been crushed on the breakdown, we didn’t get  defence spacing proper and our depth wasn’t ok.”

Whereas a 3rd Six Nations title on the bounce would make historical past, England at the moment are wanting in the direction of Scotland to do them a favour and switch over Eire as they head to Paris to face France in 12 days’ time.

The Red Rose have  modified their  schedule due to the ‘Beast from the East’ dangerous climate rolling in.

Jones will identify a 27-man squad tonight and there shall be a  shortened coaching week till Thursday morning.

EDDIE JONES simply couldn’t perceive it.

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