Scotland 25 England thirteen: Red Rose rocked as Scots defeat them for first time in a decade

IT'S JUST one other recreation although. Simply ask Ben Te’o.

Simply ask that bloke who stated Murrayfield was simply one other stadium too.

 England were rocked at Murrayfield as Scotland overcame them in a surprising victory

England have been rocked at Murrayfield as Scotland overcame them in a shocking victory

Simply one other recreation in one other stadium. Towards one other staff. Nothing greater than that.

By no means thoughts the truth that the Calcutta Cup is the oldest and probably the most fiercest fixtures in the game.

By no means thoughts the truth that this is likely one of the most bitter grudge-matches with 139-years of bitter blood-curdling hatred from everybody north of the border in the direction of the Auld enemy.

However how Te’o and his teammates have been made to appear to be absolute mugs. They'll know all concerning the Calcutta Cup now.

 Scotland were 25-13 victors over Eddie Jones' men as they won the Calcutta Cup

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Scotland have been 25-thirteen victors over Eddie Jones' males as they gained the Calcutta Cup
 Huw Jones scores Scotland's third try despite the best efforts of England's Anthony Watson

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Huw Jones scores Scotland's third attempt regardless of the most effective efforts of England's Anthony Watson
 Huw Jones is congratulated by his team-mates after scoring his first try

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Huw Jones is congratulated by his workforce-mates after scoring his first attempt

And you already know what, Scotland didn't simply beat them, they humiliated Eddie Jones' joke of a aspect who simply for the second time in greater than two years bottled a Check.

They need to have gained the Grand Slam in Dublin a yr in the past, however they choked.

So this choke ought to be a main fear for the Aussie boss – regardless of the very fact he has gained an unimaginable 24 of his 26 Exams in cost.

Not solely did England fail to get themselves emotionally prepared for a recreation of this magnitude – they advised us they actively weren't going to make use of the emotion and historical past to get the juices flowing. Good one.

Owen Farrell's scuffle taking place the tunnel simply after the nice and cozy-ups was the one signal that this lot have been up for it.
As a result of on paper, they need to have blasted Gregor Townsend's aspect straight out of the park with eight Lions stars in their beginning 15 in comparison with their rivals' 5 – all in the backs.
Former England captain Will Carling summed up his fears for Teo's idiotic feedback and England's dismissal of the rivalry earlier than kick-off.
 Scotland's Sean Maitland powers through to score his side's second try

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Scotland's Sean Maitland powers by way of to attain his aspect's second attempt
 Owen Farrell did his best to try and mount an England comeback

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Owen Farrell did his greatest to attempt to mount an England comeback
 England’s Sam Underhill is shown a yellow card as he was sin binned

England’s Sam Underhill is proven a yellow card as he was sin binned

Carling stated on Twitter: “Barely fearful that Ben Te'o thinks Scotland v England is simply one other away recreation.

“England have to respect what it means to Scotland, respect their ardour, after which match it. Dismissing it all the time ends badly from an English perspective #beenthere.”

That day in Edinburgh Scotland introduced house the 1990 grand slam as England bottled it.

At this time, they threw it away once more because of inheritor conceited angle at refusing to simply accept that the eagerness and animosity that the Scots have for the Red Rose might be an absolute leveller.

Carling vowed that he would by no means lose to the Scots once more. He didn’t. This rabble may need to decide up a historical past ebook after which vow to do the identical.

A decade in the past no.2 and former England captain Steve Borthwick was a part of one other bunch of losers right here.

That night time Scotland celebrated like they gained the World Cup. Rubbing England's noses in it and sticking it to the Auld enemy, you wouldn't begrudge them doing that once more.

 Scotland's wing Sean Maitland (R) celebrates after scoring their second try

Scotland's wing Sean Maitland (R) celebrates after scoring their second attempt
 Tommy Seymour of Scotland breaks under pressure during the Six Nations match

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Tommy Seymour of Scotland breaks underneath strain in the course of the Six Nations match

As a result of they beat Jones males in each space.

They needed it extra they usually grew ten ft tall in the Murrayfield cauldron. Whereas sorry England shrunk they usually have been as bland as a 10-day previous aspect of neeps and tatties.

Not solely have been they mentally bashed up, however bodily and skilfully too.

Finn Russell was focused as the weak-hyperlink earlier than the sport and went on to play like an absolute tremendous-star with gold-mud in his boots.

Every thing he kicked, caught and handed turned to gold.

 Princess Anne, Princess Royal, shakes hands with England's hooker Dylan Hartley ahead of the Six Nations clash at Murrayfield

Princess Anne, Princess Royal, shakes arms with England's hooker Dylan Hartley forward of the Six Nations conflict at Murrayfield

The maverick fly-half TWICE arrange scores for Huw Jones as the centre turned the first participant in tartan since Simon Danielli to attain in this fixture since 2004.

And Saracens star Sen Maitland completed off one other slick, free-flowing transfer that tore England aside for their third as they stormed to a sensational 22-6 half-time lead.

Farrell was like an indignant man posed at occasions, the reigning European participant-of-the-yr scored all thirteen factors and drove this aspect who did not comply with.

And Sam Underhill stitched his teammates up when he determined to deal with Jamie Bhatti together with his shoulder and see yellow with simply 9 factors in.

That yellow card for the England man was celebrated simply as loud as the three Scotland tries earlier than it.
However that is simply one other recreation, Ben. That is simply one other stadium and one other workforce.

All that historical past means nothing, proper?


IT'S JUST one other recreation although. Simply ask Ben Te’o.